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Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: A women to attempt Atlantic flight. Mrs Luba Phillips, who is to attempt a non

A women to attempt Atlantic flight. Mrs Luba Phillips, who is to attempt a non stop flight from New York to London and Rome. 18 June 1927

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Frank Goodden and Caudron Biplane at Hendon Aerodrome

Frank Goodden and Caudron Biplane at Hendon Aerodrome

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan Woman workers putting the finishing touches

R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan Woman workers putting the finishing touches to the airship 19 March 1921

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: American Crew in training in England to take home the British built biggest airship

American Crew in training in England to take home the British built biggest airship in the world R 32 30 October 1920

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan Woman workers placing ballast bags on the airship 19

R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan Woman workers placing ballast bags on the airship 19 March 1921

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Paris as seen from the air. Showing the Pantheon. 1 November 1928

Paris as seen from the air. Showing the Pantheon. 1 November 1928

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan One of the gondolas of the airship 19 March 1921

R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan One of the gondolas of the airship 19 March 1921

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The Airship R 33 at Her Mooring Mast 1921

The Airship R 33 at Her Mooring Mast 1921

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Miss Laura Browell, May 1921

Miss Laura Browell, May 1921

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Actress to fly Atlantic. Another German attempt to be made in a Bromen Type of aeroplane

Actress to fly Atlantic. Another German attempt to be made in a Bromen Type of aeroplane. A new portrait study of Lilli Dillenz, who is to fly as a passenger, the pilot being Herr Johann Risticz

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Airship C 7 One of our large coastal airships The main cabin and engine 1920

Airship C 7 One of our large coastal airships The main cabin and engine 1920

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Aerial drawing room for Air Minister. Sir Samuel Hoare and Lady Maud Hoare left

Aerial drawing room for Air Minister. Sir Samuel Hoare and Lady Maud Hoare left Croydon Aerodrome to fly to the International Air Exhibition at Gothenburg, Sweden

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Captain Rene Fonck, The French Airforce Ace, who on attempting to fly from New

Captain Rene Fonck, The French Airforce Ace, who on attempting to fly from New York to Paris was killed on take off as his overweight Sikorsky plane crashed on take off 14 September 1926

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan A view of the dining room 19 March 1921

R36 Ready for launching at Inchinnan A view of the dining room 19 March 1921

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: How Britain polices Iraq. While the problem of Mosul remains to cloud the political

How Britain polices Iraq. While the problem of Mosul remains to cloud the political horizon of the Near East, it is interesting to note the resources of Britain at present in use for policing Iraq

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: MME Lena Bernstein. French woman aviator after breaking worlds record. 1930

MME Lena Bernstein. French woman aviator after breaking worlds record. 1930

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Brer Rabbit performed by League of Arts in Hyde Park, London

Brer Rabbit performed by League of Arts in Hyde Park, London

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Mishap to winner of London aerial derby. Mr Courtney with his wife after accident July

Mishap to winner of London aerial derby. Mr Courtney with his wife after accident July 24 1920

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Funeral of victims of air raid at Essendon 3 September 1916

Funeral of victims of air raid at Essendon 3 September 1916

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Important mooring mast tests at Pulham air station Today at Pulham airship station

Important mooring mast tests at Pulham air station Today at Pulham airship station, some extremely interesting and important tests were made of the great mooring mast which has been erected by

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The British Military operations in Somaliland. Mats and windscreens for aeroplane

The British Military operations in Somaliland. Mats and windscreens for aeroplane. 7 April 1920

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Trials of biggest, fastest, and most powerful flying boat. The Short S. 8 Calcutta

Trials of biggest, fastest, and most powerful flying boat. The Short S. 8 Calcutta
Trials of biggest, fastest, and most powerful flying boat. The Short S.8 Calcutta G-EBVG taking off. 21 Febuary 1928

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Where Cobham landed. No news has been received of Mr Alan Cobham, the airman

Where Cobham landed. No news has been received of Mr Alan Cobham, the airman, who was obliged to land at Victoria Point, Australia while on his way to Rangoon. Victoria Point. 14 September 1926

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The All Metal Flying A significant type of Flying machine is the Dornier all metal plane

The All Metal Flying A significant type of Flying machine is the Dornier all metal plane, one variety of which is the flying boat fitted with an apparatus for throwing bombs

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Dornier Do X the largest, heaviest, and most powerful flying boat in the world

Dornier Do X the largest, heaviest, and most powerful flying boat in the world. 2 November 1929

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Commander Byrd and his three companions arrive at the Gare St Lazare after their

Commander Byrd and his three companions arrive at the Gare St Lazare after their trans Atlantic flight. The airmen outside the Allied Armies Club, Paris, where they lunched. 2 July 1927

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Mr Robert Courrneidge and his wife before leaving Croydon aerodrome on a flight to

Mr Robert Courrneidge and his wife before leaving Croydon aerodrome on a flight to Italy 10 March 1925

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Stainless steel plane leaves Lytham for Felixstowe. The seaplane on the slipway

Stainless steel plane leaves Lytham for Felixstowe. The seaplane on the slipway. 12 December 1925

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Amundsen Ellsworth Polar Flight Roald Amundsen will shortly arrive at Spitzbergen

Amundsen Ellsworth Polar Flight Roald Amundsen will shortly arrive at Spitzbergen, the starting point for the commencement of his great attempt to reach the North Pole by air Lt Rieser- Larsen

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Launch of new Australian supermarine napier flying boat at Southampton. Lady cook

Launch of new Australian supermarine napier flying boat at Southampton. Lady cook kissing her husband after his flight in the flying boat. 6 February 1926

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Testing a motorless Helicopter Testing the Damblanc motorless Helicopter at St Cyr

Testing a motorless Helicopter Testing the Damblanc motorless Helicopter at St Cyr France with the aid of a sausage balloon 23 June 1923

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Well known aviator said to be most smartly dressed man in France. M Pierre Play

Well known aviator said to be most smartly dressed man in France. M Pierre Play, the well known aviator, who is said to be the most smartly dressed man in France. 23 November 1926

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Mrs Ranald, the 19 year old girl who took her pilots certificate with ease at Brooklands

Mrs Ranald, the 19 year old girl who took her pilots certificate with ease at Brooklands. 22 January 1927

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Swimmers making a splash at Tonbridge open air swimming baths. 23 June 1920

Swimmers making a splash at Tonbridge open air swimming baths. 23 June 1920

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The Rescued Italian Airman. Admiral McGruder greeting Antonio Locatelli, the Italian

The Rescued Italian Airman. Admiral McGruder greeting Antonio Locatelli, the Italian airman after the aviator had been taken aboard the US warship

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: German War Pilot as Worlds Champion Glider ? 9000 Offered for His Machine The

German War Pilot as Worlds Champion Glider ? 9000 Offered for His Machine The German airman Hentzen, became the worlds champion glider by remaining in the air for over two hours at a motorless

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: French Planes prepare for flight to Lake Chad Four leading French airman start

French Planes prepare for flight to Lake Chad Four leading French airman start on Monday to fly from Paris to Lake Chad Two of the four airmen who will be in charge of the Jean Casale machine with

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The Antarctic Avro. The Avro Antarctic aeroplane, which is to be taken on the

The Antarctic Avro. The Avro Antarctic aeroplane, which is to be taken on the " Quest " for the Shackleton Antarctic Expedition

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Aeroplane crash Lt from Rs Rosling, Little Waltham, Chelmsford September 1925

Aeroplane crash Lt from Rs Rosling, Little Waltham, Chelmsford September 1925

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The air ministrys latest monster flying boat The Southampton flying boat

The air ministrys latest monster flying boat The Southampton flying boat a new type being constructed for the Air Ministry by the Supermarine Aviation Works, Ltd, Southampton 24 March 1925

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Miss Mabel Boll, who will accompany Mr Levine on his attempted East to West Atlantic flight

Miss Mabel Boll, who will accompany Mr Levine on his attempted East to West Atlantic flight. 25 August 1928

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Portuguese attempt to fly Atlantic An attempt to fly the Atlantic from Lison to

Portuguese attempt to fly Atlantic An attempt to fly the Atlantic from Lison to Rio De Janeiro a distance of 5, 000 miles is being made by two naval airmen in a Portuguese Fairey seaplane

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The R 33 leaves her Aerodrome at Pulham, Norfolk, for a short cruise. 5 October 1925

The R 33 leaves her Aerodrome at Pulham, Norfolk, for a short cruise. 5 October 1925

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Bird like novelty at Fauville glider meeting. The Grandin machine with gracefully folding wings

Bird like novelty at Fauville glider meeting. The Grandin machine with gracefully folding wings. 5 August 1923

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: British Atlantic flight attempt. The St Raphael arrives at Upavon Aerodrome. The

British Atlantic flight attempt. The St Raphael arrives at Upavon Aerodrome. The St Raphael which is to be piloted across the Atlantic by Captain Leslie Hamilton and Col Minchin

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: The Gordon Bennett Air Race at Etampes, Near Paris Colonel Piccio of the Italian Flying Corps

The Gordon Bennett Air Race at Etampes, Near Paris Colonel Piccio of the Italian Flying Corps, with his wife who who he married recently

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: Sir Sefton Brancker (centre) with Mr Alan Cobham ( pilot ), left, and his machanic

Sir Sefton Brancker (centre) with Mr Alan Cobham ( pilot ), left, and his machanic Elliott before their departure from Hendon on a journey to India. 20 November 1924

Background imageAir & Flying Machines Collection: At Stag Lane Aerodrome. Mrs Spencer Cleaver before leaving in their Gypsy Moth

At Stag Lane Aerodrome. Mrs Spencer Cleaver before leaving in their Gypsy Moth " Will O The Wisp " for their flight to India and back. 4 March 1929



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