A small selection of photographs from the ATA archive is included here. The collection includes photographs of about 600 of ATA’s 1245 aircrew. If you would like to donate a photo or are looking for a specific photograph, please contact us.
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ATA people – Men
|Ed Heering (USA) appointed CO ofNo 10 Ferry Pool at Lossiemouth|
|Women at Hamble, 1944|
|Whitchurch November 1942|
|HQ Senior Staff, Heads of Ferry Pools 1942|
|Flight Engineers at White Waltham 1943|
|The first 8 ladies to join ATA, 1 January 1940|
|Malcolm R, Fairweather D, Kempster J, Ellis H in 1941|
Ferry Pools in 1942 in the ‘mature’ ATA. Airfields in italics are no longer active.
We would be pleased to hear from anyone who can supply wartime photographs to fill in the gaps in our collection.
Barton-in-the-Clay, Bedfordshire, was used for ab initio training of ATA pilots, as a sub-section of No. 5 Ferry Pool, which became the ‘Training Pool’ at Thame