Atomized - Civil Aviation / Imperial Airways

"Blazing The Air Trail" (1932)

Preparations for an airmail flight from Croydon to South Africa.

Air Service De Luxe

Air Service De Luxe (1927)

First Imperial Airways 'Silver Wing' London to Paris passenger service flight.

Stars Off-Stage - Miss Ursula Jeans - The Well-Known Actress

Stars Off-Stage - Miss Ursula Jeans - The Well-Known Actress (1931)

Miss Ursula Jeans is seen at Croydon airport flying and overhauling her De Havilland Moth.

Mechanical Maids Filmed At Heston

Mechanical Maids Filmed At Heston (1932)

Fun and games at a motor car rally at Heston Aerodrome.

Air Mail Service From Australia

Air Mail Service From Australia (1938)

The first return trip of a new air mail service from Australia to Britain.

Usa

Usa (1939)

Footage of the rescue mission for the crash of the Imperial Airways Cavalier, United States of America.

Flight Fuelling In Mid-Air

Flight Fuelling In Mid-Air (1939)

Footage of the Imperial Airways flying boat being refuelled in mid-air.

Picture Paragraphs From The World News - Vivian Jenkins - French Minister Of Information - Winston Churchill - Dutch Sailors - RAF In France

Picture Paragraphs From The World News - Vivian Jenkins - French Minister Of Information - Winston Churchill - Dutch Sailors - RAF In France (1940)

Stories from around the Country and the World.

5 New Air Liners Of The Skies

5 New Air Liners Of The Skies (1926)

Lady Maude Hoare inaugurated 5 new passenger aeroplanes.

Our Flying Reporter

Our Flying Reporter (1934)

We take a trip to Le Touquet with some Windmill Theatre showgirls.

Flight Over Johannesburg

Flight Over Johannesburg

Aerial views from a passenger flight over the South African city of Johannesburg.

The Conquest Of The Air Reel 3

The Conquest Of The Air Reel 3 (1931)

Great documentary tracing the history of aviation.

Oil For The Twentieth Century Reels 3 & 4

Oil For The Twentieth Century Reels 3 & 4 (1951)

Documentary detailing 50 years of British involvement in the oil industry of Iran.

Theatre Party Leaves For Paris

Theatre Party Leaves For Paris (1920)

Footage of theatre group preparing to leave for France.

On The Air - And In The Air - With Jack Hylton And His Band.

On The Air - And In The Air - With Jack Hylton And His Band. (1933)

Jack Hylton and band broadcast from plane to Post Office Exhibition - dupe of PT 196.

Duke Of York At Croydon

Duke Of York At Croydon (1930)

Prince Albert, Duke of York, looks over a new aeroplane - Horatius.

Time To Remember - Fast And Far  In The Twenties  1927  - Reel 2 - Record A

Time To Remember - Fast And Far In The Twenties 1927 - Reel 2 - Record A (1920)

A look at the obsession with speed and travel during the late 1920s.

Air Service To India Daily Soon

Air Service To India Daily Soon (1927)

Passengers board an aircraft bound for Cairo at Croydon.

Can You Invent

Can You Invent (1928)

Various new transport inventions - snow plough, motorcycle for two, new aircraft etc.

Our Flying Prince

Our Flying Prince (1932)

The Prince of Wales sets off from Croydon Airport for his visit to Denmark and Sweden.

Aeroplane Becomes Lord Mayor's

Aeroplane Becomes Lord Mayor's "Coach" Of The Skies (1932)

Lord Mayor of London and other dignitaries leave on a flying visit to Morecambe.

Youngest Air Traveller?

Youngest Air Traveller? (1932)

A two year old boy arrives at Croydon with his father after flight from Iraq.

In As Many Days

In As Many Days (1933)

Air Minister, Lord Londonderry, returns to London after trip to Middle East.

Giant British Air Liner

Giant British Air Liner (1930)

First flight of the Handley Page 'Hannibal' aeroplane - it's big!

Our Royal Visitors From Japan

Our Royal Visitors From Japan (1930)

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

Another

Another "Link" In The Empire "Air Chain" (1933)

A large air liner comes in to land in Australia starting a service of passenger flights.

Giant British Air Liner

Giant British Air Liner

First flight of the Handley Page 'Hannibal' aeroplane - it's big!

Duke And Duchess Of Kent AKA Royal Flight

Duke And Duchess Of Kent AKA Royal Flight (1935)

Duke and Duchess of Kent leave Croydon Aerodrome of flight bound for Munich.

On The Sea That Our Saviour Knew!

On The Sea That Our Saviour Knew! (1931)

Local people turn out to see a flying boat land on Lake Galilee.

News In A Nutshell 100 Mile Race At Southport, Italian Car Race At Livorno, Croydon Aeroplane Crash, Hurricane In U.S., Somerset Light Infantry Rehearse At Chelsea Barracks, Mitchem Fair Opened, Olympic Games In Berlin

News In A Nutshell 100 Mile Race At Southport, Italian Car Race At Livorno, Croydon Aeroplane Crash, Hurricane In U.S., Somerset Light Infantry Rehearse At Chelsea Barracks, Mitchem Fair Opened, Olympic Games In Berlin (1936)

News in brief from around the World.

It's A Longer Weekend By Air

It's A Longer Weekend By Air (1930)

Ramsay MacDonald and his daughter Ishbel board an aeroplane that will take them for a weekend away in Scotland. Croydon, Greater London.

A Giant Am I

A Giant Am I

Various shots of the Avro-Napier long-range Bomber and aerial views from the plane.

Caught By The Camera No. 17

Caught By The Camera No. 17 (1935)

A miniature car, chorus girls ride hobby horses, Great Dane puppies and pigeons at a Berlin bird show.

Anti-Icing Paste For Aeroplanes On Sleeve As Anti - Icing Paste Foe AKA Croydon

Anti-Icing Paste For Aeroplanes On Sleeve As Anti - Icing Paste Foe AKA Croydon

'Kilfrost' antifreeze is applied to passenger plane, the inventor talks to a pilot.

Empire Flying Boat Leaves For Flight To New Zealand AKA Southampton

Empire Flying Boat Leaves For Flight To New Zealand AKA Southampton

Imperial Airways passenger seaplane on test flight from Southampton to New Zealand.

Princess Alexandra's Tour Of The Far East

Princess Alexandra's Tour Of The Far East (1961)

Princess Alexandra visits Hong Kong, Japan, Thailand and Burma