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Photographic Collection: *NEW* Glass Lantern Slide Scans

*NEW* Glass Lantern Slide Scans Collection
121 Items

Photographic Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan Collection
234 Items

Photographic Collection: *New* Photographic Content

*New* Photographic Content Collection
590 Items

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missiles

Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missiles

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Sister Hilda Hope McMaugh, AIF, in an aircraft at the C?

Sister Hilda Hope McMaugh, AIF, in an aircraft at the C?
Sister Hilda Hope McMaugh, AIF, in an aircraft at the Central Aircraft Co at Northolt, having just obtained her pilot?s certificate, becoming the first Australian woman to do so on 15 November 1919

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Hiller VZ-1E Pawnee

Hiller VZ-1E Pawnee

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom in the chow line at the ?

Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom in the chow line at the ?
Astronaut Virgil ?Gus? Grissom in the chow line at the Grand Bahama Island tracking station, the day after his sub-orbital flight, which had reached an altitude of 118 miles

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Sikorsky S-55, N424A, of Mohawk Airlines

Sikorsky S-55, N424A, of Mohawk Airlines

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Kaman HH-43B Huskie, 62-4535 base rescue helicopter

Kaman HH-43B Huskie, 62-4535 base rescue helicopter
Kaman HH-43B Huskie, 62-4535, the base rescue helicopter at Upper Heyford. This helicopter is currently in the Midland Air Museum, Coventry

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Sikorsky S-55, N875, of Chicago Helicopter Airways

Sikorsky S-55, N875, of Chicago Helicopter Airways

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Supermarine test pilots at High Post Aerodrome in March?

Supermarine test pilots at High Post Aerodrome in March?
Supermarine test pilots at High Post Aerodrome in March 1946: From left: Flt Lt P. Wigley DFC, Sqn Ldr W.J.G. Morgan DFC, Lt Cdr Jeffrey K. Quill AFC, Chief Test Pilot; Flt Lt Leslie R

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Blackburn Kangaroo, G-EAOW, has arrived at Hounslow Aer?

Blackburn Kangaroo, G-EAOW, has arrived at Hounslow Aer?
Blackburn Kangaroo, G-EAOW, has arrived at Hounslow Aerodrome ready for the attempt on the 10, 000 prize for the flight to Australia

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missiles

Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missiles at RAF Station, Woolfox Lodge

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Gemini V spacecraft launched by a Titan II on 21 August?

Gemini V spacecraft launched by a Titan II on 21 August?
Gemini V spacecraft launched by a Titan II on 21 August 1965 which carried astronauts L. Gordon Cooper and Charles ?Pete? Conrad for 120 revolutions of the Earth. Date: 1965

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Remains of Zeppelin L32 (LZ74) at Great Burstead, Billericay

Remains of Zeppelin L32 (LZ74) at Great Burstead, Billericay
The remains of Zeppelin L32 (LZ74) at Great Burstead, Billericay, 24 September 1916. Date: 1916

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Prototype Blackburn Beverley, WF320

Prototype Blackburn Beverley, WF320
The prototype Blackburn Beverley, WF320, flying over Beverley Minster

Background imagePhotographic Collection: John Derry, Supermarine test pilot

John Derry, Supermarine test pilot, at the 1947 Royal Aeronautical Society Garden Party at Radlett on 14 September. Date: 1947

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Aircrew of No. 22 Squadron RFC with Bristol F2B Fighter

Aircrew of No. 22 Squadron RFC with Bristol F2B Fighter
Aircrew of No22 Squadron RFC with Bristol F2B Fighter, 1 April 1918. Date: 1918

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Pobjoy Cataract seven-cylinder radial engine

Pobjoy Cataract seven-cylinder radial engine

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Four Sikorsky S-55s of Sabena

Four Sikorsky S-55s of Sabena
Four Sikorsky S-55s, OO-SHA, OO-SHB, OO-SHC and OO-SHD of Sabena

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Sikorsky S-55, N423A, of National Airlines

Sikorsky S-55, N423A, of National Airlines

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Chrysler Jupiter-C sounding rocket at Cape Canaveral

Chrysler Jupiter-C sounding rocket at Cape Canaveral on 8 August 1957 prior to the third and final sub-orbital test of a re-entry nose cone

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Ron Ellison and Hugh Statham alongside Bristol Beaufighter

Ron Ellison and Hugh Statham alongside Bristol Beaufighter
Ron Ellison, left, and Hugh Statham, right, alongside a Bristol Beaufighter at Old Mixon

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Sikorsky S-55, N414A, of Los Angeles Airways

Sikorsky S-55, N414A, of Los Angeles Airways

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Preparing for a non-stop flight across the Atlantic

Preparing for a non-stop flight across the Atlantic. From left: Major Herbert George Brackley, Admiral Mark Kerr and Major Tryggve Gran, cJune 1919. Date: 1919

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Salon Aeronautique at the Grand Palais, Paris

Salon Aeronautique at the Grand Palais, Paris, in September 1909. Date: 1909

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Captain Joe Kittinger

Captain Joe Kittinger

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Samuel Cody on horseback with one of his man-lifting kite

Samuel Cody on horseback with one of his man-lifting kites in 1901. Date: 1901

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, along?

Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, along?
Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, alongside the de Havilland Super Coup Moth, G-aHR, in which they covered the 1929 La Coupe Zenith Challenge Trophy circuit of 1

Background imagePhotographic Collection: RAF flying boats over Felixstowe in June 1935 on their ?

RAF flying boats over Felixstowe in June 1935 on their ?
RAF flying boats over Felixstowe in June 1935 on their way to a fly-past at the RAF Display at Hendon. Clockwise from left: the first prototype Supermarine Stranraer, K3973; Short S14 Sarafand

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Hiram Maxim?s captive flying machine ? ?Aerial Roundabout

Hiram Maxim?s captive flying machine ? ?Aerial Roundabout
Sir Hiram Maxim?s captive flying machine ? ?Aerial Roundabout?, circa 1904. Date: circa 1904

Background imagePhotographic Collection: The Vauxhall Royal Balloon

The Vauxhall Royal Balloon

Background imagePhotographic Collection: The prototype Fokker V45 or FII with the Fokker V40

The prototype Fokker V45 or FII with the Fokker V40

Background imagePhotographic Collection: HMA No1 Mayfly leaving floating shed at the Cavendish Dock

HMA No1 Mayfly leaving floating shed at the Cavendish Dock
HMA No1 Mayfly leaving its floating shed at the Cavendish Dock, Barrow-in-Furness

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Short S14 Sarafand, S1589

Short S14 Sarafand, S1589

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Blue Streak at Woomera

Blue Streak at Woomera

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Hawker Siddeley Andover C1, XS639, at Middle Wallop

Hawker Siddeley Andover C1, XS639, at Middle Wallop

Background imagePhotographic Collection: de Havilland Canada DHC1 Chipmunk, CF-DJF-X

de Havilland Canada DHC1 Chipmunk, CF-DJF-X

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, along?

Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, along?
Hubert Broad, left, and his mechanic, Sid Weedon, alongside the de Havilland Super Coup Moth, G-aHR, in which they covered the 1929 La Coupe Zenith Challenge Trophy circuit of 1

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan
Hoisting Gloster Sparrowhawk from Battleship Turret. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965)

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Remains of Zeppelin L32 (LZ74) at Great Burstead, Billericay

Remains of Zeppelin L32 (LZ74) at Great Burstead, Billericay
The remains of Zeppelin L32 (LZ74) at Great Burstead, Billericay, 24 September 1916. Date: 1916

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Blue Streak test at Spadeadam

Blue Streak test at Spadeadam

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Salon Aeronautique at the Grand Palais, Paris

Salon Aeronautique at the Grand Palais, Paris, in September 1909. Date: 1909

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Bristol Bloodhound guided missile unveiled at Filton

Bristol Bloodhound guided missile unveiled at Filton
Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missile was unveiled at Filton on 20 August 1957. Date: 1957

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air missile, North Coates

Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air missile, North Coates
Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air guided missile at Britain?s first guided weapons air defence station at North Coates, Lincolnshire. November 1958. Date: 1958

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Prince George, Duke of Kent - Group Captain in the RAF

Prince George, Duke of Kent - Group Captain in the RAF
Prince George, Duke of Kent, right, shortly after becoming a Group Captain in the RAF with Gp Capt Ellwood, 27 May 1940. Date: 1940

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Aerial View of Buckingham Palace

Aerial View of Buckingham Palace

Background imagePhotographic Collection: Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, four planes

Sempill British Aviation Mission to Japan, four planes
Advance Training Machines. William Francis Forbes-Sempill, 19th Lord Sempill AFC, AFRAeS (1893-1965) was a Scottish peer and record-breaking air pioneer who was later shown to have passed secret



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