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20th Dec 2018, 14:49
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Posted By A30yoyo

Dragon Airways had a short-lived scheduled route...

Dragon Airways had a short-lived scheduled route from Newcastle-London Airport (i.e. Heathrow) in 1956...my pic with a Brownie 127 :-) https://abpic.co.uk/pictures/view/1000145
22nd Oct 2018, 15:47
Replies: 18
Views: 4,807
Posted By A30yoyo

I thought the attempt was brilliant and heroic...

I thought the attempt was brilliant and heroic inevitably improvisational and dangerous but never cowboy ....the film deserved release in the cinemas .
8th Oct 2018, 16:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By A30yoyo

Loads of LAP Northside tarmac photos of the Comet...

Loads of LAP Northside tarmac photos of the Comet 4 inaugural at https://artsandculture.google.com/search?q=kauffman%20jet featuring BOAC Captain Alabaster and BOAC directors BBC correspondent...
8th Oct 2018, 16:21
Replies: 10
Views: 1,727
Posted By A30yoyo

The six 707s Pan Am used to launch jet...

The six 707s Pan Am used to launch jet Transatlantic services in 1958 were domestic 707-121 models with JT-3C engines hence the occasional need to refuel en route... they also had 'interesting'...
3rd Oct 2018, 14:36
Replies: 18
Views: 3,471
Posted By A30yoyo

Indian Air Force L-1049G landing from the West at...

Indian Air Force L-1049G landing from the West at Northolt...I suppose the intersection point with Heathrow Runway 10L approach was Eton/Windsor way during...
11th May 2018, 14:13
Replies: 10
Views: 2,083
Posted By A30yoyo

posting photos for...

posting photos for...
30th Oct 2017, 01:19
Replies: 291
Views: 78,168
Posted By A30yoyo

Well they had replaced the tents with...

Well they had replaced the tents with prefabricated concrete sheds by about 1947 but it sounds like you and your father were some of the last to pass through the austere old Northside before the...
14th Oct 2017, 23:05
Replies: 24
Views: 2,787
Posted By A30yoyo

The tower operation and personnel were very...

The tower operation and personnel were very impressive.I was going to post a couple more photos by direct upload but can't get it to work...an earlier thread from 'elsewhere' contains pics of the...
14th Oct 2017, 21:57
Replies: 24
Views: 2,787
Posted By A30yoyo

On an escorted visit to Lands End in May we found...

On an escorted visit to Lands End in May we found the Skybus fleet lined up on the apron and the terminal full of passengers waiting for a break in the low cloud. Whilst being shown over the new...
14th Oct 2017, 12:13
Replies: 24
Views: 2,787
Posted By A30yoyo

One thing the helicopter service did was to set...

One thing the helicopter service did was to set the air fare at a high level. Thirty years ago Skybus management tried to get land reserved for a small fixed wing airfield near the Penzance...
14th Oct 2017, 11:42
Replies: 24
Views: 2,787
Posted By A30yoyo

And approaching two Skybus B-N Islanders ...

And approaching two Skybus B-N Islanders

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4512/37688159841_237d9df922_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ZqnETk)DH89A Rapide G-AHAG Land's End 4 October 2015...
14th Oct 2017, 11:36
Replies: 24
Views: 2,787
Posted By A30yoyo

Here's the Rapide arriving back from Scilly...

Here's the Rapide arriving back from Scilly https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4459/37655724782_bcaab0b3ac_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/Znvr5b)De Havilland Dragon Rapide G-AHAG Land's End 4 Oct 2017 and...
29th Sep 2017, 00:26
Replies: 27
Views: 4,981
Posted By A30yoyo

The enclosure between the taxiway and the closed...

The enclosure between the taxiway and the closed 28R seems to have been open in 1952 also .........LAP/Heathrow from 1946 here...
28th Sep 2017, 21:55
Replies: 27
Views: 4,981
Posted By A30yoyo

LAP North enclosure 1953

https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/galleries/72157655686007878/
28th Sep 2017, 21:53
Replies: 27
Views: 4,981
Posted By A30yoyo

You're describing the access to the 'overspill'...

You're describing the access to the 'overspill' public enclosure between the northern taxiway and the closed runway 28 in 1953 (Coronation Year)...it was right in front of the control tower and the...
22nd Sep 2017, 22:20
Replies: 27
Views: 4,981
Posted By A30yoyo

BEA's Ambassadors and Viscounts operated from...

BEA's Ambassadors and Viscounts operated from Heathrow North(from 1952 and 1953) rather than Northolt. BEA had to vacate Northolt on 31st October 1954, inconveniently before the Central Area was...
15th Sep 2017, 13:50
Replies: 16
Views: 3,863
Posted By A30yoyo

I would turn that around and say the USSR 'brand'...

I would turn that around and say the USSR 'brand' and it's puppet satellites never achieved Socialism but certainly achieved a hateful Godless Communist dictatorship.And one should never confuse the...
14th Sep 2017, 12:07
Replies: 16
Views: 3,863
Posted By A30yoyo

Accuracy please, Communism not Socialism!

Accuracy please, Communism not Socialism!
9th Sep 2017, 21:15
Replies: 37
Views: 4,462
Posted By A30yoyo

Really the only way to decide if a DC-3 is a...

Really the only way to decide if a DC-3 is a genuine pre-war civil DC-3 is from the constructors number and an accurate production list like the Air Britain book, the rest are military production...
31st May 2017, 14:56
Replies: 3
Views: 1,245
Posted By A30yoyo

A gallery commences ...

A gallery commences http://www.pprune.org/aviation-history-nostalgia/588632-raf-nicosia-cyprus.html or via this clicky http://home.btconnect.com/aeroartist/hastings.jpg
29th May 2017, 12:09
Replies: 21
Views: 6,462
Posted By A30yoyo

The 1939 Imperial Airways (BOAC) terminal by...

The 1939 Imperial Airways (BOAC) terminal by Victoria rail and coach stations was also close but I doubt the BOAC or KLM terminals were used in WWII, at least after the phoney war. I suspect the...
28th May 2017, 11:00
Replies: 21
Views: 6,462
Posted By A30yoyo

KLM had opened a smart town terminal in...

KLM had opened a smart town terminal in Horseferry House in 1937...I don't know how much/little it was used in WWII...I think the ownership of their aircraft was more precisely defined than 'limbo'...
27th May 2017, 21:21
Replies: 21
Views: 6,462
Posted By A30yoyo

The 5 KLM DC-3s and 1 DC-2 in the UK never left...

The 5 KLM DC-3s and 1 DC-2 in the UK never left Dutch ownership, they retained their KLM interior and rather than the Speedbird on the exterior they wore a Dutch bird name (e.g. Ibis)...they were on...
17th Apr 2017, 12:27
Replies: 1,174
Views: 359,299
Posted By A30yoyo

"If airlines can't get passengers to switch of...

"If airlines can't get passengers to switch of their own volition, they're allowed to bump fliers involuntarily.In 2015, 46,000 travelers were involuntarily bumped from flights, according to data...
14th Apr 2017, 19:22
Replies: 1,174
Views: 359,299
Posted By A30yoyo

"For reasons unknown to us, instead of trained...

"For reasons unknown to us, instead of trained Chicago Police Department officers being dispatched to the scene, Chicago Department of Aviation personnel responded. At this point, without direction...
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