Fairford

Fairford has been a focus for events in the county not just for the Royal International Air Tattoo.

Police Constable 139 Albert Ford. Joined force 4th May 1914 and posted to Fairford in the same year specifically to guard the church windows against the suffragettes. Enlisted in the Forces 5th May 1915. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 418)
Officers on duty Welford to Kempsford Road for Concorde's first landing at RAF Fairford 1969. Officers - Police Constable David Smeeton; Philip Hopson; Pam Allen ( Wakefield); Pat Pittaway; Bob Lightfoot. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 1208)
Peace march at RAF Fairford 1980s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 694)
Control Room Staff at the Operations Control Room, RAF South Cerney at the time of the International Air Tattoo 1989. Lesley Hawling; Superintendent John Parsons; Police Sergeant Ben Weager. (Gloucestershire Police Archives 1981)
Fairford 1991 Chief Constable's new mode of transport !! (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6042)
Photograph from Wayne Freeth-Selway
Spitfire and BMW motor bike. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2752)
Photograph from Martyn Hillier
Galaxy and BMW motorcycle (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2751)
Photograph from Martyn Hillier
The space shuttle landed at Royal Air Force Fairford as part of a European tour, taking in various events, including the Paris air-show. Obviously the motorbikes are much more interesting and so are the focus of the photograph. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2268)
Photograph from Martyn Hillier
Gloucestershire Automatic Number Plate Recognition Intercept Team at Royal Air Force Fairford, Royal International Air Tattoo 2008, in the shadow of a United States Air Force B1. bomber.This was the year the Royal International Air Tattoo was cancelled. There were several days of torrential rain in the week before the event, the car parks were waterlogged and impossible to use. From left to right: Police Constables Lloyd Birch, Kate Bradley, Martyn Hillier, Police Sergeant Andy Evans & Police Constable Martin Gardner. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2161)
Photograph from Martyn Hillier
Royal international Air Tattoo Fairford July 1993 Russian Mig Aircraft – Both pilots escaped without injury (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2395)
Royal International Air Tattoo Fairford July 1993 Russian Mig Aircraft following mid air collision (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2396)
Jon Cann and Mandy Dearlove at Royal International Air Tattoo 2009/2010. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2383)
Photograph from Mandy Dearlove
Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, 2008/9 BMW X5 and a Red Arrow. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6079)
Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford, 2008/9 BMW X5 and a Lancaster Bomber . (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6078)
Traffic Control. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3964 )
B52 and a variety of police cars at Fairford (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6077)
Photograph from Mike Williams
B52 at Air Tattoo Fairford. Green Higgs Blackmore Sullivan (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3021)
Photograph from Mike Williams
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