These links may be helpful for researching RAF Gravesend/Gravesend Airport. Please note though; we cannot be responsible for the content of external websites. Links are provided in good faith; but no liability is accepted.
- Airfield Information Exchange
The public forums of the Airfield Research Group
- Aviation Safety Network
The ASN Safety Database, updated every week, contains descriptions of over 15,800 airliner, military transport category aircraft and corporate jet aircraft safety occurrences since 1921.
- Battle of Britain London Monument
BOBLM listing of the 2,937 British and Allied airmen who were awarded the Battle of Britain clasp for having flown at least one authorised sortie with an accredited unit of RAF Fighter Command in the period 10th July to 31st October 1940.
- Britain from Above
...presents the unique Aerofilms collection of aerial photographs from 1919-1953.
- Defence of Britain Project
The Defence of Britain Project databases were created from field and documentary work carried out between April 1995 and December 2001.
- English Heritage Thesaurus
Originally developed for the Defence of Britain Project. Types of defensive monuments relating to the 20th century in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
- Imperial War Museum - Collections Search
You can explore the IWM's catalogue of over 600,000 items in their collections here.
- KCC Library Search
Search the county library catalogue online.
- Kent Historic Environment Record
The online version of the Kent Historic Environment Record (formerly the Sites and Monuments Record). The HER is a database of archaeological sites, finds and buildings in Kent.
- Kent History Forum
A place to share opinions, pictures and information about the history of Kent.
- Kent Photo Archive
Extensive photo-archive currently (March 2014) containing 16,121 historic images of Kent.
PastScape is a quick and easy way to search nearly 400,000 records held in our national historic environment database.
- RAF aircraft squadrons Wikipedia
Index to Wikipedia pages on RAF squadrons - not all contain data.
- RAF Battle of Britain Roll of Honour
The RAF's official Roll of Honour of Battle of Britain personnel.
- Royal Air Force Operations Record Books 1939-1945
National Archives search page for WWII Squadron ORBs (Fee payable for PDF downloads.)
- Kent Interactive Map
KCC's mapping application; allowing viewing county maps from various times. The link provides a map centered on the Gravesend Airport site and different maps (plus the RAF's 1946 aerial survey images) are available from the 'Map Views' menu.
- NLS Georefrenced Maps
- NLS Side-by-Side
Describes as the UK's most comprehensive historical map archive comprising site centred historical maps covering England, Wales and Scotland. You will however have to pay a subscription to get full use.
- Open Data Maps
- The National Collection of Aerial Photography
The National Collection of Aerial Photography is one of the largest collections of aerial imagery in the world, containing tens of millions of images featuring historic events and places around the world.
- Where's the Path 3
Open Source mapping web-app; allowing the viewing and navigation of two different maps of the same area, at the same time. This link provides an OS map of Gravesend Airport post-war, alongside the current Google satellite imagery.