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NEW AIRLINER - CROYDON

New Airliner - Croydon (1938)

"Ensign" the latest British airliner is tested at Croydon, London.

AIR VISITORS

Air Visitors (1925)

Cuts (rushes, out takes) for AIR VISITORS in G 1199.

THE LOCKHEED

The Lockheed "Constellation" (1943)

Footage of new American transport plane, the 'Constellation'.

SNOW  PLOUGH  AT  AIRFIELD

Snow Plough At Airfield (1948)

Snow plough at work at Croydon aerodrome.

SMOTHER IT OUT

Smother It Out (1933)

Firemen demonstrate the use of a new foam to put out difficult fires.

"Ford To Build Aeroplanes Here?" (1930)

Ford aeroplanes are shown off at Heston Aerodrome - they are...

GET AIRMINDED - CHEAPLY!

Get Airminded - Cheaply! (1931)

Londoners get a cheap flight over their home city - trip in an airliner...

BRAVO JIM!

Bravo Jim! (1936)

Jim Mollison returns to Croydon Aerodrome after his record breaking flight across the...

CROYDON AIR CRASH

Croydon Air Crash (1938)

Aftermath of the crash of a small aeroplane near Croydon Airport.

MOVIES ABOVE THE CLOUDS MAUVE TINT

Movies Above The Clouds Mauve Tint (1925)

First aerial cinema - films are projected inside an...

HENDON / POISON GAS ?

Hendon / Poison Gas ? (1939)

Footage of a gas testing ground possibly in Hendon, Greater London.

AIR VISITORS

Air Visitors (1925)

4 Italian bombers land at Croydon Aerodrome on "Showing the Flag" mission.

BELGIAN AIR LINER DISASTER

Belgian Air Liner Disaster (1930)

A Belgian mail plane crashes near Croydon.

FORD TO BUILD AEROPLANES HERE?' - Cuts

Ford To Build Aeroplanes Here?' - Cuts (1930)

Cuts from story - Ford aeroplanes are shown off at...

BEAGLE HUNT AT SYWELL NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Beagle Hunt At Sywell News In A Nutshell (1935)

Beagles and huntsmen arrive for Northants hunt by...

FRENCH AIR RACE

French Air Race (1935)

The Deutsch de la Meurthe won by M. Raymond Delmotte held at Istres Aerodrome.

FLYING FOR ALL

Flying For All (1931)

A new design of autogyro features a cabin but still able to take off and land...

FRENCH AIR DISPLAY  aka VILLACOUBLAY

French Air Display AKA Villacoublay (1936)

French air force puts on flying display at Villacoublay...

A WONDERFUL FLIGHT

A Wonderful Flight (1937)

Japanese fliers conclude their record flight from Japan to England.

NEW FRENCH AIRLINER aka LE BOURGET - CROYDON

New French Airliner AKA Le Bourget - Croydon (1938)

A new French passenger aeroplane takes its...

RUNABOUTS OF THE AIR & CUTS

Runabouts Of The Air & Cuts (1926)

Light weight aeroplanes in flight and on ground at Lympne...

THE SALVATOR on sleeve as THE SALUATOR & CUTS

The Salvator On Sleeve As The Saluator & Cuts (1926)

Demonstration at Stag Lane Aerodrome of latest...

SNOW WRECKS AIR LINER

Snow Wrecks Air Liner (1927)

Heavy snow falls cause damage to aircraft buildings at Croydon.

LONDON'S NEW AIRPORT OPENED

London's New Airport Opened (1928)

London's new airport is opened - a new building replaces the old...

178 MILES PER HOUR

178 Miles Per Hour (1922)

Aerial Derby at Croydon is won by the Mars1 aeroplane, Greater London.

END OF 12,000 MILE FLIGHT

End Of 12,000 Mile Flight (1923)

Alan Cobham is greeted by relatives as he returns from his 12,000 mile...

ALAN COBHAM ENDS HIS 12,000 MILE FLIGHT

Alan Cobham Ends His 12,000 Mile Flight (1923)

Alan Cobham returns from 12,000 mile flight round...

THE PIGS THAT FLEW

The Pigs That Flew (1922)

4 pigs leave Croydon to fly to Strasbourg.

GIRL STUDENTS FLIGHT

Girl Students Flight (1922)

American female students arrive in Croydon for the United States of America,...

MODEL JETS PUT A ZIP IN FLYING

Model Jets Put A Zip In Flying (1949)

Model plane enthusiasts show off rubber band, petrol, and jet...

AEROPLANE OF THE FUTURE

Aeroplane Of The Future (1923)

A German pilot demonstrates the benefits of an all-metal aeroplane.

TAKE COVER!

Take Cover! (1923)

Herr Kahlow lands in Croydon in the Dornier C.3, the first German aeroplane there...

AUSTIN WHIPPET BIPLANE

Austin Whippet Biplane (1919)

Tiny biplane with fold away wings.

AIR FRANCE AT NORTHOLT

Air France At Northolt (1946)

Shots of the French Air Liner Longedoc 116 at Northolt airfield.

DE HAVILLAND COMET

De Havilland Comet (1950)

Record breaking De Havilland Comet at Hatfield Aerodrome.

EMIGRANTS TO CANADA.

Emigrants To Canada. (1947)

English emigrants leave for Ontario from Northolt aerodrome.

OUR ROYAL VISITORS FROM JAPAN

Our Royal Visitors From Japan (1930)

Prince Takamatsu and his wife take a tour around Croydon Airport.

"It Won't Burn" AKA It Wont Burn (1933)

Inventor Major Robert Van Rolleghem demonstrates his plane...

OPENING OF RATCLIFFE AERODROME BY SIR SEFTON BRANKER

Opening Of Ratcliffe Aerodrome By Sir Sefton Branker (1930)

New Aerodrome is opened near...

GIRL GLIDES THE CHANNEL

Girl Glides The Channel (1934)

Record glider Joan Meakin talks about her achievement after the flight.

A BASHFUL FILM STAR!

A Bashful Film Star! (1934)

Film star chimpanzee Julot arrives to Croydon Airport, crowds happy to see...

DONCASTER AIR-PORT aka DONCASTER AIRPORT

Doncaster Air-Port AKA Doncaster Airport (1934)

Lord Lonsdale opens a new airport at Doncaster.

FROM THE CAPE BY AIR Beware - other items share this title

From The Cape By Air Beware - Other Items Share This Title (1934)

General Jan Christian Smuts,...

GIANT LINER'S MAIDEN VOYAGE

Giant Liner's Maiden Voyage (1931)

The German built Junkers G-38 plane arrives at Croydon airport.

GLIDING IN YORKSHIRE NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Gliding In Yorkshire News In A Nutshell (1935)

Meeting of British Gliding Association at Sutton Bank...

END OF

End Of "Palmerston's Folly" (1931)

Royal Engineers blow up old bunkers built in the days of Lord...

WELCOMED HOME

Welcomed Home (1936)

Scott and Guthrie get warm welcome when they return to Croydon from their flight to...

BRITISH DELEGATION LEAVES FOR GERMANY

British Delegation Leaves For Germany (1937)

Sir Cyril Deverell leads British delegation to Germany...

BRAVO JEAN version 1 of 2

Bravo Jean Version 1 Of 2 (1937)

Jean Batten arrives from New Zealand at Croydon, she has broken Solo...

BRAVO JEAN aka JEAN BATTEN version 2 of 2

Bravo Jean AKA Jean Batten Version 2 Of 2 (1937)

C/U shots of woman aviator Jean Batten.