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FOR QUICK STOP

For Quick Stop (1966)

An experiment in stopping planes at the end of runways at Farnborough.

AIR TANK CONTEST

Air Tank Contest (1921)

Tests are carried out in Farnborough, Hampshire to try and find a crash proof...

NEWS IN FLASHES - FARNBOROUGH VICKERS VALIANT aka VICKERS VALIANT

News In Flashes - Farnborough Vickers Valiant AKA Vickers Valiant (1953)

Farnborough: the...

SCIENCE AIDS JET PILOTS

Science Aids Jet Pilots (1955)

Centrifuge machine tests strains on jet airmen - dramatic distortion of...

FLYING MATTRESS aka FARNBOROUGH FLYING

Flying Mattress AKA Farnborough Flying (1955)

New plane with pneumatic delta wing blown up like a...

FARNBOROUGH AIR DISPLAY

Farnborough Air Display (1960)

Material related to newsreel story 'Farnborough Air Display'.

FARNBOROUGH AIR DISPLAY

Farnborough Air Display (1949)

Air show at Farnborough.

AIRCRAFT EQUIPMENT TESTED

Aircraft Equipment Tested (1963)

Aircraft equipment tests at Farnborough.

ALTITUDE RECORD

Altitude Record (1936)

Squadron-Leader Swain describes his record breaking flight. Farnborough,...

DEEDS NOT WORDS

Deeds Not Words (1921)

Men break up gun carriages in Farnborough as part of the effort to disarm.

THE BIRD MACHINE

The Bird Machine (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for THE BIRD MACHINE in G 1235

OUR SOLDIER KING AT ALDERSHOT

Our Soldier King At Aldershot (1920)

King George V inspects the troops of the Aldershot Command.

AIR NEWS - AIR SPEED ACES READY

Air News - Air Speed Aces Ready (1953)

Mike Lithgow prepares to challenge Neville Duke's air speed...

FIJIANS GET INTO KHAKI

Fijians Get Into Khaki (1962)

Fijian men come to Farnborough to serve in British army.

'INVINCIBLE' LOCOMOTIVE

'invincible' Locomotive (1967)

The locomotive 'Invincible' which worked for Ministry of Aviation is to...

ARCTIC CLOTHING

Arctic Clothing (1951)

Testing arctic clothing for airmen. Farnborough,

FARNBOROUGH KENT aka YOUR WORLD IN NINE MINUTES

Farnborough Kent AKA Your World In Nine Minutes (1947)

Motorcycle and sidecar racing from Brands...

METEOR FACTORY

Meteor Factory (1946)

Manufacture of Gloster Meteor jets at Derwent and Farnborough - cuts from 46/69.

AIR CRASH

Air Crash (1968)

Air crash at Farnborough Air Show.

RADIO CONTROLLED DOG

Radio Controlled Dog (1965)

Ministry of Aviation dog takes commands via his own walkie-talkie.

FIRE HELICOPTER

Fire Helicopter (1966)

Fire fighters demonstration in Farnborough.

ROBOT LAWN MOWER

Robot Lawn Mower (1969)

Pat Alley demonstrates his remote control garage door and device for mowing...

CANADA'S NATIONAL MEMORIAL

Canada's National Memorial (1932)

Statues for Canada's war memorial - described by the March family...

AS BEFITS A ROMANY QUEEN

As Befits A Romany Queen (1933)

Large funeral parade for Gypsy Lee held in Farnborough.

NEW TYPE CATAPULT

New Type Catapult (1930)

The RAF try out a new mechanical device to speed the launch of planes.

AVIATIONS LATEST WONDER

Aviations Latest Wonder (1934)

Plane that lands on water or on ground but has to be catapulted to fly -...

R.A.F. GIANT CATAPULT aka RAF CATAPULT

R.A.F. Giant Catapult AKA RAF Catapult (1931)

Mechanical catapult helps large plane launch on short...

LIKE A PREHISTORIC BIRD

Like A Prehistoric Bird (1931)

RAF pageant features experimental planes including 'The Pterodactyl'.

SISTER AND SEVEN BROTHERS

Sister And Seven Brothers (1924)

A whole family of artists at work in their studio.

AN ARTISTIC FAMILY & CUTS

An Artistic Family & Cuts (1926)

A look at the work of artist Vernon March and his equally talented...

BEHIND THE NEWS - AIR SPEED RECORD - INSIDE STORY

Behind The News - Air Speed Record - Inside Story (1946)

A look at how jets are made and tested...

THE FUTURE OF THE COMET

The Future Of The Comet (1954)

Comets undergo tests after the loss of lives due to a crash off the...

MINIATURE RAILWAY issue title is WATER WATER EVERYWHERE

Miniature Railway Issue Title Is Water Water Everywhere (1938)

Working mini model steam train...

COMETS NOW SHOW PROFIT

Comets Now Show Profit (1962)

Comet aircraft are built, tested and flown after government loan has been...

GLIDERS DO A FARNBOROUGH

Gliders Do A Farnborough (1961)

Windrusher gliders do aerobatic display at RAF Bicester.

FIRE-FIGHTERS

Fire-Fighters (1968)

New mobile firefighting unit, the Pyrene Fire Chopper, demonstrated in Farnborough.

FARNBOROUGH - AIR COOLED SUITS

Farnborough - Air Cooled Suits (1969)

Air cooling suits in trial at RAF base in Farnborough in...

DESIGN FOR SPEED

Design For Speed (1947)

Meteor jet planes being designed and built (some women workers in aircraft...

RAF IMMERSION SUIT

RAF Immersion Suit (1948)

Demonstration of RAF immersion suit in a tank at the Experimental Centre in...

R.A.F. TESTS

R.A.F. Tests (1951)

Pilots of the R.A.F. carry out tests in air compressor chamber. Farnborough,...

FARNBOROUGH AIR DISPLAY

Farnborough Air Display (1948)

Cuts from newsreel 48/74 - Farnborough Air Display, Hampshire.

PRINCESS MARGARET AT R.A.E. JUBILEE

Princess Margaret At R.A.E. Jubilee (1955)

Various shots of the Princess visiting a Jubilee...

RAF INSTITUTE OF AVIATION MEDICINE

RAF Institute Of Aviation Medicine (1960)

Item showing tests being carried out at RAF Institute of...

FARNBOROUGH AIR DISPLAY - 1961 - record a

Farnborough Air Display - 1961 - Record A (1961)

Various aircraft in Farnborough's annual aviation...

MAGNETIC SUSPENSION IN HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNEL - FARNBOROUGH aka HYPERSONIC WIND...

Magnetic Suspension In Hypersonic Wind Tunnel - Farnborough AKA Hypersonic Wind... (1966)

A...

PROPELLOR TESTING

Propellor Testing (1969)

A new four bladed propellor is tested at Farnborough R.A.F. base.

21 YEARS OF FLYING aka 21 YEARS OF FLIGHT

21 Years Of Flying AKA 21 Years Of Flight (1924)

The coming of age of aviation - contains archive...

THE BIRD MACHINE

The Bird Machine (1925)

The auto gyro, invented by Senor J. de la Cierva, has a test flight in...

AIR MASTERS GIVE GREATEST SHOW

Air Masters Give Greatest Show (1948)

New aircraft on display at Farnborough air show.

ROYAL VISITORS ARRIVE BY AIR

Royal Visitors Arrive By Air (1920)

The King and Queen of Belgian arrive by aeroplane for Oswald...