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RAF Upper Heyford Air Base
Historical approach and aerodrome charts
For historical information only, do not use for navigation or aviation purposes!
Location Indicator: MAXU, EGUA
User: US Air Force (USAF)
In the 1950s
NDB approach (March 1954) - Airfields in the vicinity: Barford St John, Chipping Norton, Croughton, Edgehill, Enstone, Finmere, Hinton-in-the-Hedges, Kidlington, Oakley, Silverstone, Turweston, Westcott, Weston-on-the-Green. (Source: US DoD)
The air base (March 1954) (Source: US DoD)
In the 1960s
In the early 1960s, some US Air Force airfields were equipped with VHF omnidirectional radio beacons (VOR). After a few years, however, they were replaced by TACAN radio beacons.
VOR approach (Oktober 1960) (Source: US DoD)
ILS approach (Oktober 1960) (Source: US DoD)
TACAN approach (May 1966) - With the possibility of distance measurement, the TACAN allowed new procedures, e.g. an arc-shaped approach. (Source: US DoD)
ILS approach (May 1966) (Source: US DoD)
Source for all maps, if not marked otherwise: US Department of Defence (US DoD)
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