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History Section - Airfield History - WW1  1914-20

While this page is under construction you can read about the WW1 airfield at East Boldre here.

Some images of the WW1 airfield buildings at East Boldre:

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Aircraft Stationed at East Boldre

The following aircraft are known to have been stationed at East Boldre:

Sopwith Camel

Sopwith Pup

Sopwith Triplane

Sopwith Dolphin

Sopwith 1½ Strutter

Bristol Fighter F2B

Bristol M1c

Bristol Scout

Armstrong Whitworth FE2

Avro 504

Armstrong Whitworth FK8

de Havilland DH1/1a

de Havilland DH4

de Havilland DH6

de Havilland DH9

de Havilland DH9a

Royal Aircraft Factory BE2

Royal Aircraft Factory BE12/12a

Royal Aircraft Factory RE8

Curtiss Jenny JN3/JN4

Martinsyde Elephant

In addition to these, a number of photographs of other types of aircraft show that they have visited East Boldre.

Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a

Handley Page Type O Bomber - the largest aircraft to visit East Boldre.

Fairman FE2b