Flying from Malone

Belfast's First Civil Aerodrome

Guy Warner

Date Published :
March 2012
Publisher :
Illustration :
highly illustrated
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Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781780730073
Pages : 64
Dimensions : 8.25 X 8.25 inches
Stock Status : In stock


The 1920s were to flying what the 1960s were to space exploration - an age of adventure, excitement and of crossing new frontiers. For a short time in the mid-1920s, Belfast was at the forefront of the advancement of civil air transport in the British Isles and Malone aerodrome was the UK's first municipal airfield.

About The Author

Guy Warner is a retired schoolteacher and former MOD civil servant, who grew up in Newtownabbey in Northern Ireland, attending Abbots Cross Primary School and Belfast High School before going to Leicester University and later Stranmillis College. He now lives in Greenisland, Co Antrim with his wife Lynda. He also has two grown up daughters and three grandchildren. He is the author of over twenty five books and booklets on aviation past and present and has written hundreds of articles for magazines in the UK, Ireland and the USA. He also reviews books for several publications, gives talks to local history societies etc and has appeared on TV and radio programmes, discussing aspects of aviation history.

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