View Full Version : Good old days in pics (Warning! aviation etc)

1st Mar 2013, 10:16

Slacks: A casual approach was adopted to air traffic control in 1949 as a man is pictured guiding in British European Airways commercial air liner the Vickers V 700 Viscount

Flying-high: Stunning images reveal bygone era of glitz and glamor in the skies long before mass travel, budget airlines and heightened security took over air travel | Mail Online (http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2286312/Flying-high-Stunning-images-reveal-bygone-era-glitz-glamor-skies-long-mass-travel-budget-airlines-heightened-security-took-air-travel.html)
(and yeah, I didn't post Slash's favorite :E)

Alloa Akbar
1st Mar 2013, 10:55
Some great pics.. That was flying with style for sure! :ok:

B Fraser
1st Mar 2013, 11:40

"Coffee or tea? Air stewardesses for TWA pose for the cameras in May 1946 in Kansas City, Missouri. They used to be trained in grooming and charm but also 'conversational French' and polite entertainment chitchat"

Mmmmmh, decisions decisions, would I like some TWA coffee or ...... ?


PPRuNe Pop
1st Mar 2013, 12:27
The whole article from the DM with ALL the pics is on AH&N.