As a Croydonian with little aviation knowledge I found the whole Croydon Airport Visitor Centre experience very interesting. The architecture and history of the airport from its conception to its demise was fascinating.
Useful links and resource:
National Register of Archives: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra/default.asp
National Archives catalogue Discovery: http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/SearchUI
National Archives guides concerning the records of the RAF: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/atoz/
British Airways History and Heritage: http://www.britishairways.com/en-gb/information/about-ba/history-and-heritage
Science Museum Amy Johnson page: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/onlinestuff/stories/amy_johnson.aspx
First World War Centenary website: http://www.1914.org/
Croydon Museum website: http://www.museumofcroydon.com/
Open House London http://www.londonopenhouse.org/
Kids in Museums http://kidsinmuseums.org.uk/
Croydon Heritage Festival 2014 http://www.croydonheritagefestival.co.uk/
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