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UPPER HEYFORD

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The 1920's
Submitted by Tom Wetherby, MSgt, (retired) 20th EMS AMMO.

RAF Upper Heyford c.1928

Submitted by Tom Wetherby, MSgt, (retired) 20th EMS AMMO. Also worked in the Transportation Sq. as a HGV driver during the Gulf War.

The 1960's
RAF Upper Heyford At 9000. Submitted by Bob Kerstetter, 17th TRS Photo Interpreter (PI), Aug 1966 - Apr 1969. RAF Upper Heyford At 9000.

Submitted by Bob Kerstetter, Sgt, 17th TRS Photo Interpreter (PI) Aug 1966 - Apr 1969.

Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS crewchief, RF101C 56-127 Jul 1966 - Nov 1967. Submitted by Gary Cecil, 66th TRW, 18TRS crewchief, RF101C 56-127 Jul 1966 - Nov 1967.
Photo from the Paul Metzner Collection.

"UH Transit Ramp 1968, (L to R) Control Tower, Crash Fire Station (white bldgs), HH-43 hanger (with 4535 refueling out front), DET2 Building and "PEDRO Alert Pad"."

Photo from the Paul Metzner Collection.

The 1980's
BaseMap-thm.jpg RAF Upper Heyford Base Map

Submitted by Rick Belt, 20th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, May 1978 - May 1980.

UK_Bases-thm.jpg UK Bases Map

Submitted by Rick Belt, 20th Munitions Maintenance Squadron, May 1978 - May 1980.

High resolution image. DoD photo by: SSgt. David S. Nolan. Source: www.defenselink.mil. An aerial view of the base, showing the main runway and hangar area at RAF Upper Heyford. (Released to Public)

DoD photo by: SSGT DAVID S. NOLAN
Date Shot: 28 Apr 1989

High resolution image. DoD photo by: SSgt. David S. Nolan. Source: www.defenselink.mil. An aerial view of a portion of the RAF Upper Heyford air base. (Released to Public)

DoD photo by: STAFF SERGEANT DAVID S. NOLAN
Date Shot: 28 Apr 1989

High resolution image. DoD photo by: SSgt. David S. Nolan. Source: www.defenselink.mil. An aerial view of a hangar area adjacent to the main runway. An EF-111 Raven aircraft from the 42nd Electronic Combat (Countermeasures) Squadron is being towed along a road in the foreground at RAF Upper Heyford. (Released to Public)

DoD photo by: STAFF SERGEANT DAVID S. NOLAN
Date Shot: 28 Apr 1989

High resolution image. DoD photo by: SSgt. David S. Nolan. Source: www.defenselink.mil. An aerial view of a hangar area on the base, showing an EF-111 aircraft of 20th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force Europe (USAFE), parked in front of one of the hangars at RAF Upper Heyford. (Released to Public)

DoD photo by: STAFF SERGEANT DAVID S. NOLAN
Date Shot: 28 Apr 1989

High resolution image. DoD photo by: SSgt. David S. Nolan. Source: www.defenselink.mil. An aerial view of a hangar area on the base, showing an EF-111 aircraft of 20th Tactical Fighter Wing, United States Air Force Europe (USAFE), parked in front of one of the hangars at RAF Upper Heyford. (Released to Public)

DoD photo by: STAFF SERGEANT DAVID S. NOLAN
Date Shot: 28 Apr 1989

High resolution image. DoD photo by: SSgt. David S. Nolan. Source: www.defenselink.mil. An aerial view of a portion of the base, showing a housing area in the foreground at the RAF Upper Heyford air base. (Released to Public)

DoD photo by: STAFF SERGEANT DAVID S. NOLAN
Date Shot: 28 Apr 1989

GLOBAL MEDIA IMAGE/ www.WingsWheelsandAnchors.com.

Aerial View, UH Flightline

1989

Used with permission: GLOBAL MEDIA IMAGE/ www.WingsWheelsandAnchors.com (no longer a valid web site; noted 06-13-2017).

1024 X 664 pixels A Department of Defense photo by SSgt. David S. Nolan from www.defenselink.mil. (Released to Public)

Photo date: 28 Apr 1989.

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1024 X 666 pixels A Department of Defense photo by SSgt. David S. Nolan from www.defenselink.mil. (Released to Public)

Photo date: 28 Apr 1989.

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Submitted by Art Sevigny, SSgt, 77TFS, 1980 - 1987.

"A map of the UH flightline we had up in our shop before we renovated it in 1986".

Submitted by Art Sevigny, SSgt, 77TFS, 1980 - 1987.

Submitted by Art Sevigny, SSgt, 77TFS, 1980 - 1987.

"This was part of my welcome packet when I arrived (1980). Unfortunately, it doesn't show the dormitories. Hopefully some one has a map with that on it."

Submitted by Art Sevigny, SSgt, 77TFS, 1980 - 1987.

The 2000's
Submitted by Andy Hubble, Director, Star Fireworks. Submitted by Andy Hubble, Director, Star Fireworks. Aerial photo of Heyford

I thought you might be interested in the attached aerial photograph of Upper Heyford taken from around 3000 feet up in July 2004. Iím the safety manager for Cosmic Fireworks, one of the companies currently based at Upper Heyford. I have a private pilots licence and took the photo whilst on a pleasure flight around the local area. Iím happy for you to publish the picture on your website.


Regards,

Andy Hubble
Director - Star Fireworks
andy@starfireworks.co.uk

text Upper Heyford Map text Upper Heyford Map
Submitted by Mike Bowen, 20th Supply Squadron, POL (fuels) group, April 1985 - April 1987.

RAF Upper Heyford base and village (large file; 691KB)

Submitted by Mike Bowen, 20th Supply Squadron, POL (fuels) group, April 1985 - April 1987.

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request), webmaster, RAF Greenham Common. UH Map

Submitted by Jonathan (last name witheld by request), webmaster, RAF Greenham Common. www.greenham.greatnow.com

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