Aircraftman Roberts brought down a Dornier Do.17 using Kenley's Parachute and Cable system - the first time the weapon was used successfully.
On 30th August, 1952, Cadet Denis John Bygrave lost his life when control was lost at the top of a winch launch, and his Slingsby T31 Kirby Cadet Mk.III glider dived into the ground.
Kenley is well known for the presence of its Canadian Wing formed in September 1942, later becoming 127 Wing, under ...
Squadron Leader MacDonell's memories of a poignant moment for the prisoners of Stalag Luft III.
Thank you to everyone who entered and thank you to Barry for creating the final artwork and to our lovely volunteers for ...
Ex-Corporal Patrick Honey served as a regular in the RAF from 1952 until 1964. He wasn't stationed at RAF Kenley as such but was in command of the Air Ministry Registry Post Office in Flintfield House from 1961-1964.
On 20th October, 1944, at 20.09hrs, Batt.2./Art.Abt.(mot) 485 under the command of Hauptmann Neusch, launched the first V2 to land in the Croydon area.
We lived in 9 Anson Close while I was stationed at Kenley between 1963 - 1966. During our time there, it was being continually worked on by the Ministry of Public Building and Works.
On 25th August 1930, a promising young graduate from the RAF College at Cranwell arrived at Kenley to join his first squadron, No.23, flying the Gloster Gamecock.
Stanley Wilbur Matthews was born on 29th November 1918 in Winnipeg, Canada. He was the son of William Herbert Matthews, a supervisor at T. Eaton’s department store, and Ethel Rose Johnson.
We are saddened to learn that Flight Lieutenant William Terence Clark has passed away this evening, only a few weeks after his 101st birthday. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends.