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Italian air armada arrives in Londonderry . General Balbo and the 23 Savoia-Marchetti SM
Italian air armada arrives in Londonderry . General Balbo and the 23 Savoia-Marchetti SM
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Peter, zoo chimp, gives his keeper a close shave! Keeper Harry Browns daily
Peter, zoo chimp, gives his keeper a close shave! Keeper Harry Browns daily
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German seaplanes . 1930
German seaplanes . 1930
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Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine
Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine
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Short S.8 Calcutta ( G-EBVG ) City of Alexandria of the the Imperial Airways
Short S.8 Calcutta ( G-EBVG ) City of Alexandria of the the Imperial Airways
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Captain A. S. Wilcockson (right) and First Officer G
Captain A. S. Wilcockson (right) and First Officer G
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Cheering crowds. The Clipper landing on sea
Cheering crowds. The Clipper landing on sea
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Flying boats Caledonia'being prepared for the first commercial Atlantic crossing
Flying boats Caledonia'being prepared for the first commercial Atlantic crossing
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Challenger , latest flying-boat to be delivered from the Rochester works, ready
Challenger , latest flying-boat to be delivered from the Rochester works, ready
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Caledonia takes off from Southampton on first experimental transatlantic flight
Caledonia takes off from Southampton on first experimental transatlantic flight
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A special letter from the King to Sir Patrick Duncan, Governor General of South Africa
A special letter from the King to Sir Patrick Duncan, Governor General of South Africa
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The two parts of the Mayo visit aircraft the pick a back plane and now completed
The two parts of the Mayo visit aircraft the pick a back plane and now completed
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Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine Featured Print

Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine

Vickers Supermarine Walrus Amphibian Flying Boat with a Bristol Pegasus engine .
Walrus is a single engined ( pusher ) biplane amphibian flying boat constructed almost entirely of metal , stainless and duralumin , the hull is flush riveted and the fabric covered superstructure has spars of stainless steel .
It is designed for service with naval cruisers and aircraft carriers for reconnaissance , fleet spotting , photographic and training purposes .
A retractable undercarriage , hydraulically operated , provides for landing on an aerodrome or on the sea . In the raised position the wheels are housed in recesses in the bottom main planes .
Walrus will be carried by vessels equipped with catapult launching gear . It was the first military aircraft with a retractable undercarriage to be adopted by the Royal Air Force and the first amphibian aircraft to be catapulted with full military load . Slinging gear is provided for hoisting on board on the conclusion of a flight .
The pilot and observor have a clear field of view , unrestricted by floats or wings from the forward enclosed cockpit .
For stowage purposes the wings can be easily and quickly folded .
A production order for the Fleet Air Arm for the Royal Navy has been received . The same type known as Seagull V , has been supplied to the Royal Australian Air Force .
18 June 1936

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Showing the flag , Seaplane s Northern Europe tour
Showing the flag , Seaplane s Northern Europe tour
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Flying-boats use new embarkation raft for first time. Cygnus disembarks 19 passengers
Flying-boats use new embarkation raft for first time. Cygnus disembarks 19 passengers
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Following the decision approving the start of Atlantic survey flights next year
Following the decision approving the start of Atlantic survey flights next year
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The longest formation flight ever undertaken by service unit
The longest formation flight ever undertaken by service unit
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Australian Premier, leaves for Holland by flying boat on way home. Mr J A Lyon's
Australian Premier, leaves for Holland by flying boat on way home. Mr J A Lyon's
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First passengers to fly across the South Atlantic this summer
First passengers to fly across the South Atlantic this summer
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Plane passenger seats become lifebelts in 10 seconds. New safety device for flying-boats
Plane passenger seats become lifebelts in 10 seconds. New safety device for flying-boats
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China clipper , arrives at Manilla after first trans pacfic air mail flight
China clipper , arrives at Manilla after first trans pacfic air mail flight
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Centaurus takes off on longest flight ever attempted by commercial aircraft
Centaurus takes off on longest flight ever attempted by commercial aircraft
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President Eamon de Valera shaking hands with the commander, Captain Harold E Gray
President Eamon de Valera shaking hands with the commander, Captain Harold E Gray
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Comander, Captain Harold E Gray and members of they crew of the clipper
Comander, Captain Harold E Gray and members of they crew of the clipper
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Mrs Victor Bruce forced down an hour after taking off for month in the air attempt
Mrs Victor Bruce forced down an hour after taking off for month in the air attempt
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Centaurus takes off on longest flight ever attempted by commercial aircraft Featured Print

Centaurus takes off on longest flight ever attempted by commercial aircraft

Centaurus takes off on longest flight ever attempted by commercial aircraft.
The Imperial Airways Empire flying boat Centaurus took off from the Hythe air base, Southampton water, on a 30, 000 miles survey test flight of the proposed air route to New Zealand and back.
The flight is the longest ever undertaken by commercial aircraft and Centaurus will be the first of a classed across the Tasman Sea.
Six passengers, including a woman, Mrs Hillier, and her child are aboard the machine, together with four members of the Imperial Airways staff who are going to Karachi.
Photo shows, the crew of the Centaurus before the takeoff, left to right, radio operator A T Low, radio operator H T Dangerfield, first officer C F Elder , captain JW Burgess (commander), steward HJ Bingham and flight engineer F Murray.
3 December 1937

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Transatlantic pilot leave Southampton for Ireland
Transatlantic pilot leave Southampton for Ireland
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A flock of gulls chase for scraps from the herring boats from Scarborough fishing
A flock of gulls chase for scraps from the herring boats from Scarborough fishing
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Mayo composite aircraft nears completion at Rochester, first pictures
Mayo composite aircraft nears completion at Rochester, first pictures
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The Empire flying-boat Caledonia is being prepared at Southampton for her first
The Empire flying-boat Caledonia is being prepared at Southampton for her first
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To blaze a new air trail along the 7000 miles route from California to Australia
To blaze a new air trail along the 7000 miles route from California to Australia
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Dean flies in search of new lands in the North Pole Sea. Like the adventures of old
Dean flies in search of new lands in the North Pole Sea. Like the adventures of old
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The Short - Mayo Composite , a piggy-back long-range seaplane/flying boat combination
The Short - Mayo Composite , a piggy-back long-range seaplane/flying boat combination
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Caledonia crew for first experimental transatlantic flight. Captain A S Wilcockson
Caledonia crew for first experimental transatlantic flight. Captain A S Wilcockson
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Picture of flying boat . January 1934
Picture of flying boat . January 1934
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Empire flying boat pre-pared for inauguration of new air route to South Africa
Empire flying boat pre-pared for inauguration of new air route to South Africa
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The Cambria listing over as members of the crew tried to balance her after the clash
The Cambria listing over as members of the crew tried to balance her after the clash
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Members of the flying boat are making preparations at Southampton for the second
Members of the flying boat are making preparations at Southampton for the second
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Mayo composite aircraft nears completion at Rochester, first pictures Featured Print

Mayo composite aircraft nears completion at Rochester, first pictures

Mayo composite aircraft nears completion at Rochester, first pictures.
The new Mayo composite aircraft, design for ultra long-distance commercial travel, is nearing completion at Rochester and trials will take place soon.
The aircraft consists of two units. One is a four engined seaplane to be heavily loaded with freight mail and fuel, the other is a lightly loaded flying boat similar, except in details, to the Empire flying boat.
The seaplane is placed on top of the flying boat and to take off together. After the takeoff, the two separate, and the flying boat returns to its base.
Photo shows, the flying boat of the Mayo composite aircraft nearing completion at Rochester, first picture.
5 July 1937

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Pilot prepares for trans Atlantic air service , signalling with an emergency semaphore
Pilot prepares for trans Atlantic air service , signalling with an emergency semaphore
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22 month baby Louise Passmore in the arms of Captain Lock on arrival at Southampton
22 month baby Louise Passmore in the arms of Captain Lock on arrival at Southampton
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Members of the Flying Boat Cambria Making Preparations
Members of the Flying Boat Cambria Making Preparations
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Soviet buys giant flying boat from America. Specially constructed, carries 32 passengers
Soviet buys giant flying boat from America. Specially constructed, carries 32 passengers
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13 centuries of progress. Modern wonder of the 20th century- the Mayo composite
13 centuries of progress. Modern wonder of the 20th century- the Mayo composite
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The Pan American flying boat , Clipper III landing at Southampton
The Pan American flying boat , Clipper III landing at Southampton
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A Scarborough long line fishing in North Sea 1931 Fish where the fish are
A Scarborough long line fishing in North Sea 1931 Fish where the fish are
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Two with a single heart! Graceful necks as swans do a little billing and cooing in
Two with a single heart! Graceful necks as swans do a little billing and cooing in
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Chimps help with Pets Corners new floor. Receiving the assistance '
Chimps help with Pets Corners new floor. Receiving the assistance '
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Waiting for the bang!. Lumbering delightedly in pursuit of the elusive spheres, the
Waiting for the bang!. Lumbering delightedly in pursuit of the elusive spheres, the
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Monkey with passionate hatred of women. But she likes men. With a fierce southern temper
Monkey with passionate hatred of women. But she likes men. With a fierce southern temper
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Zoo rears a horned pheasant by hand. Chick spurns foster mother. A horned pheasant
Zoo rears a horned pheasant by hand. Chick spurns foster mother. A horned pheasant
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