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Kingston Aviation

The Kingston Centenary Project

A celebration of the extraordinary aviation heritage of Kingston upon Thames. The Sopwith and Hawker companies - finally BAe Kingston - operated in Kingston from 1912 to 1992 when the last factory was closed.

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A selection of images from our photographics archive of Kingston's aviation history...Read More

Short Histories

Brief histories covering the entire story of Kingston's aviation industry from 1912 to 2012....Read More


Documentary slideshow to tell the amazing story of the Kingston aviation industry..Read More