RAF Westhampnett
RAF Westhampnett was a Royal Air Force station, located in the village of Westhampnett near Chichester, in the English County of West Sussex.
It was built as an emergency landing airfield for fighter aircraft, as a satellite station to RAF Tangmere. Built on land belonging to the Goodwood Estate, the then landowner, the Duke of Richmond, Frederick Gordon-Lennox retained the Title Deed to the land.

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RAF Westhampnett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RAF Westhampnett was a Royal Air Force station, located in the village of ... 41 Squadron RAF., from RAF Mertson 16 December 1941, to RAF Merston 1 April ...
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Chichester/Goodwood Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Location, Westhampnett · West Sussex ... The site was the former Westhampnett Farm and part of the Goodwood Estate. It was known as RAF Westhampnett.
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Aviation History at Goodwood | Photo Gallery of the Airfield
Known as RAF Westhampnett, this satellite station was active from July 1940 to May 1946 as a Battle of Britain station, and home to 43, 129, 145, 602 and 610 ...
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Wonderful Westhampnett: key.Aero: The Homepage of Aviation
Jan 22, 2010 ... One of those airfields that underwent a rapid build-up was RAF ... so a few fields near Westhampnett village were requisitioned for the dispersal ...
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RAF Westhampnett - Goodwood airfield - Control Towers
RAF Westhampnett - Goodwood - Battle of Britain airfield. Airfield Today: Chichester/Goodwood airfield, Goodwood racing circuit. Tower Type: 1. Watch Office for ...
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Westhampnett (Chichester) (Goodwood) - Airfields of Britain ...
Also known as: Chichester/Goodwood / Goodwood Circuit / RAF Westhampnett / USAAF Station 352. County: West Sussex. Current Status: Leisure activity / ...
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Heritage Locations - Goodwood (RAF Westhampnett)
The circuit began life as the perimeter track of RAF Westhampnett airfield which was constructed during the Second World War as a relief airfield for RAF ...
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Pastscape - Detailed Result: RAF WESTHAMPNETT
A former World War Two military airfield, later a civil airport. The airfield opened in 1940. The wartime airfield consisted of grass landing areas with Blister and ...
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The Wartime Memories Project - RAF Westhampnett
Collecting, preserving and researching photographs and memories of RAF Westhampnett during World War Two.
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The latest book about RAF Westhampnett... - Baker Street Boys ...
The latest book about RAF Westhampnett is to be launched on Saturday 25th August from 10.00am at Goodwood Aerodrome. The Baker Street Boys will be...
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Squadron Leader Tony Gaze OAM DFC** (WWII Ace & Grand Prix ...
After a short period with 57 Operational Training Unit at RAF Hawarden, he was posted to 610 [Spitfire] Squadron at RAF Westhampnett, which was then one of ...
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Aug 14, 2013 ... After a short period with 57 Operational Training Unit at RAF Hawarden, he was posted to 610 [Spitfire] Squadron at RAF Westhampnett, which ...
WWII fighter ace and godfather of Australian motor racing who came ...
Jul 30, 2013 ... He also masterminded the idea to turn RAF Westhampnett into ... University when the War broke out in 1939 and after joining the RAF he flew ...
RAF Westhampnett - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
RAF Westhampnett is located in West Sussex ... RAF Westhampnett was a Royal Air Force station, located in the village of Westhampnett near Chichester, in the ...
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The Battle of Britain: Air Defence of Great Britain
The Battle of Britain: Air Defence of Great Britain
T.C.G. James, 2013
222 Squadron, destroyed on the ground during the Luftwaffe attack on RAF Hornchurch on 31 August 1940. 17. Boulton Paul Defiants ... 602 (City of Glasgow) Squadron, Auxiliary Air Force, RAF Westhampnett, September 1940. MAPS The Air ...
It Came From Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer!: A Fan's Biography of Sir Patrick Moore
It Came From Outer Space Wearing an RAF Blazer!: A Fan's Biography of Sir Patrick Moore
Martin Mobberley, 2013
To British television viewers, the name ‘Patrick Moore’ has been synonymous with Astronomy and Space Travel since he first appeared on The Sky at Night in 1957. To amateur astronomers he has been a source of inspiration, joy, humour and even an eccentric role model since that time. Most people know that his 55 years of presenting The Sky at Night i...
No. 91 'Nigeria' Sqn
No. 91 'Nigeria' Sqn
Peter Hall, 2001
Here, he takes one final look at Hawkinge prior to moving with the unit to Westhampnett in late June 1943 (PRO - Air ... Sqn was notified that it was leaving Hawkinge to form a Spitfire F XII wing with No 41 Sqn at RAF Westhampnett, in Sussex.
Better Court Than Coroners: v. 1: Memoirs of a Duty of Care
Better Court Than Coroners: v. 1: Memoirs of a Duty of Care
Barone Hopper, 2011
"Entering Graylingwell Hospital near Chichester in the 1960s was like being transported into another world. Barone Hopper vividly recalls his first visit there on a wet, dark day back in 1967, coming across the gaunt main building, erected as a lunatic asylum 70 years earlier. Hopper, who was training as a mental nurse, was given friendly but ...
Articles on Military History of West Sussex, Including: ...
Articles on Military History of West Sussex, Including: ...
Hephaestus Books, 2011
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
No. 91 'Nigeria' Squadron (Osprey Aviation Elite 3)
No. 91 'Nigeria' Squadron (Osprey Aviation Elite 3)
Peter Hall and Chris Davey, 2001
Looking at elite fighter and bomber units in action, these books draw on profile artworks, black and white photographs, fully detailed appendices and breathtaking first hand accounts.
Michael's Messengers
Michael's Messengers
Lewis Allen Lambert, 2004
I checked my charts and decided RAF Westhampnett was my best choice. As I approached and requested clearance to land, I also checked with sea rescue and received a signal that our pilot has been sighted and would be picked up in a few ...
The Battle of Britain (Royal Air Force Official Histories: Air Defence of Great Britain, v.2)
The Battle of Britain (Royal Air Force Official Histories: Air Defence of Great Britain, v.2)
T.C.G. James, 2000
This is the second volume of the classified history of air defence in Great Britain. Written while World War II was still being fought, the account has an analysis of the defensive tactics of Fighter Command, and attempts a day-by-day analysis of the action as it took place.
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BATTLE OF BRITAIN IN UNIQUE STYLE AT THE 2010 REVIVAL - European Motor News | European Motor News
Goodwood to honour its RAF Westhampnett ‘Battle of Britain’ station roots at the 2010 Revival Tribute will be paid to Goodwood/Westhampnett-based Billy Fiske, the first American airman to be shot down in action during World War 2 A number of ex-RAF Westhampnett-based airmen due to return to Goodwood at the Revival, including Commonwealth-based ‘old boys’ Goodwood Revival air displays to include the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Annual Freddie March Spirit of Aviation pre-1966 aircraft concours to include World War 2 aircraft In just under two weeks time at the 2010 Goodwood Revival meeting (17-19 September), the nostalgic appeal of the world’s most authentic historic motor race meeting is set to continue with a huge variety of rare aircraft to complement the racing and period fashions, both in the skies and on terra firma. The origins of the Goodwood Motor Circuit are based around the perimeter road of former RAF Westhampnett, a key Battle of Britain airfield and the location of Sir Douglas Bader’s final sortie.
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Tony Gaze 1920 – 2013 | joeblogsf1
Tony Gaze has died in Geelong, Victoria, at the age of 93. He was a man who led the life a comic book hero, which included being Australia's first Grand Prix driver. Below is an article I wrote about him in the GP+ e-magazine earlier this year: Tony Gaze has led what can only be…
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sucksqueezebangblow: Goodwood Revival 2013: An Unofficial Guide
Words & photos - Mark Saunders With less than a month to go, tickets for the 2013 Goodwood Revival meeting have already sold out. For those of you lucky enough to have got tickets, SuckSqueezeBangBlow's resident GRRC member Mark Saunders presents an unofficial guide to getting the best from your Revival weekend.
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On This Day in F1: 2nd June – The Death of a Legend | thejudge13
Brought to you by thejudge13 contributor John Myburgh - 1970: The death of a legend A 2.42-mile perimeter road of the old RAF Westhampnett (which started life as an Emergency Landing Ground for the nearby RAF Tangmere during WWII) was being used as a motor racing circuit since the Duke Of Richmond brought motor racing to the area…
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Former grand prix driver Tony Gaze dies aged 93 - F1 news - AUTOSPORT.com
Tony Gaze, the first Australian to start a world championship grand prix, has died at the age of 93.
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Goodwood Revival 2013 - The Car Loan Warehouse
If you’re the kind of fan who believes the 1940s, 50s and 60s were the golden days of motorsport, when racing legends like Stirling Moss ruled the tracks, then Goodwood Revival is certainly the event for you. Leave the modern world behind and take a retrospective wander, with a racing circuit untouched since the late sixties, a host of classic cars from the period and a great deal more.
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