Video: See how Croydon led the world in developing air travel

This week marks the centenary of the first air traffic control system, which was developed at Croydon Airport.

Volunteers from the Historic Croydon Airport Trust offers guided tours around the remaining buildings – and the world’s first air traffic control tower – on the first Sunday of every month, including this weekend, on March 1, when the public have an opportunity to see for themselves some of the pictures, artefacts and buildings which played such a crucial role in pioneering air travel.

The video is courtesy of NATS, the National Air Traffic Service.


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