Aviation in the 20th century changed the world forever, and this book portrays that history through art. More than 60 original fine art paintings of significant moments in aviation history combined with dramatic and compelling personal stories
The story starts over 150 years ago in August 1862, when one Henry Treacey Coxwell took a party on a balloon flight from the present-day Hendon site. In was not an auspicious start - suffering from light winds they only just reached a field near Mill Hill.
· Comprehensive history of this historic airfield · Highlights the aviation pioneers that secured Hendon’s lasting place in aviation history · Documents landmark events throughout Hendon’s history · Over 140 historic photographs, many previously unseen