7 results found
Registration / Serial:G-ALIK
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-51 Dragonfly
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-51 Dragonfly Mk1A
C/n (msn):WA/H/3
City / Area:London / Harrods Sports Ground [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:282230Submit Correction
View count: 62
In May 1950 helicopter flights were organized between London and the British Industries Fair (BIF) in Birmingham. A British Pathé newsreel shows G-ALIK with the same sign and reveals the London terminal to be Harrods Sports Ground. We think that the houses on the right are on its northeastern corner on Verdun Road. Photo from: San Diego Air & Space Museum
Registration / Serial:G-ALIK
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-51 Dragonfly Mk1A
C/n (msn):WA/H/3
City / Area:London / Harrods Sports Ground [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:G-ALIK
Aircraft Original Type:Sikorsky S-51
Aircraft Generic Type:Westland WS-51 Dragonfly
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-51 Dragonfly Mk1A
C/n (msn):WA/H/3
City / Area:London / Harrods Sports Ground [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID:282230Submit Correction
View count: 62
In May 1950 helicopter flights were organized between London and the British Industries Fair (BIF) in Birmingham. A British Pathé newsreel shows G-ALIK with the same sign and reveals the London terminal to be Harrods Sports Ground. We think that the houses on the right are on its northeastern corner on Verdun Road. Photo from: San Diego Air & Space Museum
Registration / Serial:G-ALIK
Aircraft Version:Westland WS-51 Dragonfly Mk1A
C/n (msn):WA/H/3
City / Area:London / Harrods Sports Ground [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Registration / Serial:KF470
Military Code:Q3-2
Aircraft Original Type:North American Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Generic Type:North American T-6/SNJ Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Version:North American AT-16 Harvard IIB
C/n (msn):14A-2170
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:23247Submit Correction
View count: 53
Harvard IIB of 613 (City of Manchester) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force at its Ringway base. It served the squadron as an advanced trainer from July 1947 until October 1953, being replaced by a Meteor T.7.
Registration / Serial:KF470
Aircraft Version:North American AT-16 Harvard IIB
C/n (msn):14A-2170
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:KF470
Military Code:Q3-2
Aircraft Original Type:North American Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Generic Type:North American T-6/SNJ Texan / Harvard
Aircraft Version:North American AT-16 Harvard IIB
C/n (msn):14A-2170
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:23247Submit Correction
View count: 53
Harvard IIB of 613 (City of Manchester) Squadron, Royal Auxiliary Air Force at its Ringway base. It served the squadron as an advanced trainer from July 1947 until October 1953, being replaced by a Meteor T.7.
Registration / Serial:KF470
Aircraft Version:North American AT-16 Harvard IIB
C/n (msn):14A-2170
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Wolverhampton - Pendeford (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Goodyear Trophy Air Race 1950
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:17859Submit Correction
View count: 143
Miles Mercury at the old Wolverhampton airport wearing racing number '84' when taking part in the Goodyear Trophy race. One of only four M.28's built. To D-EHAB in 09.56.
Registration / Serial:G-AHAA
Aircraft Version:Miles M-28 Mercury 6
C/n (msn):6268
City / Airport:Wolverhampton - Pendeford (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Wolverhampton - Pendeford (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Event:Goodyear Trophy Air Race 1950
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:17859Submit Correction
View count: 143
Miles Mercury at the old Wolverhampton airport wearing racing number '84' when taking part in the Goodyear Trophy race. One of only four M.28's built. To D-EHAB in 09.56.
Registration / Serial:G-AHAA
Aircraft Version:Miles M-28 Mercury 6
C/n (msn):6268
City / Airport:Wolverhampton - Pendeford (closed)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-ALGE
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6907
Operator / Titles:Melba Airways
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:17170Submit Correction
View count: 51
This Rapide was built by Brush in July 1945 for the RAF as NR843. It flew for Iraqi Airways as YI-ABG from January 1946 until late 1948. Operated by Melba Airways from their base at Manchester Ringway between September 1949 and sale in February 1952. Later EI-AMN, F-BLXX and N8053.
Registration / Serial:G-ALGE
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6907
Operator / Titles:Melba Airways
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-ALGE
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6907
Operator / Titles:Melba Airways
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:17170Submit Correction
View count: 51
This Rapide was built by Brush in July 1945 for the RAF as NR843. It flew for Iraqi Airways as YI-ABG from January 1946 until late 1948. Operated by Melba Airways from their base at Manchester Ringway between September 1949 and sale in February 1952. Later EI-AMN, F-BLXX and N8053.
Registration / Serial:G-ALGE
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6907
Operator / Titles:Melba Airways
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:8751Submit Correction
View count: 66
The sole Fairey FD1 research delta was assembled at Ringway and made its first test runs down the 4200 ft main runway. Transferred by Road to AAEE Boscombe Down for its first flight. Two other examples were ordered but cancelled.
Registration / Serial:VX350
Aircraft Version:Fairey FD-1
C/n (msn):F8466
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:8751Submit Correction
View count: 66
The sole Fairey FD1 research delta was assembled at Ringway and made its first test runs down the 4200 ft main runway. Transferred by Road to AAEE Boscombe Down for its first flight. Two other examples were ordered but cancelled.
Registration / Serial:VX350
Aircraft Version:Fairey FD-1
C/n (msn):F8466
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-AGUF
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6855
Operator / Titles:Island Air Services
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7969Submit Correction
View count: 120
Built for the RAF as NR779. After service with BEA, acquired by Island AS based at Croydon and used for pleasure flights from Heathrow North in the early 1950s.
Registration / Serial:G-AGUF
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6855
Operator / Titles:Island Air Services
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:G-AGUF
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 89 Dragon Rapide (Dominie)
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6855
Operator / Titles:Island Air Services
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7969Submit Correction
View count: 120
Built for the RAF as NR779. After service with BEA, acquired by Island AS based at Croydon and used for pleasure flights from Heathrow North in the early 1950s.
Registration / Serial:G-AGUF
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 89A Dragon Rapide
C/n (msn):6855
Operator / Titles:Island Air Services
City / Airport:London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:T8259
Other Marks:RUQ
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth II
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7629Submit Correction
View count: 45
Tiger Moth of Queens University Air Squadron, Belfast, transitting the RAF apron at Ringway in 1950 wearing the units 'RUQ' Reserve Command Code.
Registration / Serial:T8259
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth II
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Registration / Serial:T8259
Other Marks:RUQ
Aircraft Original Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Generic Type:De Havilland D.H. 82 Tiger Moth
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth II
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact
Photo ID:7629Submit Correction
View count: 45
Tiger Moth of Queens University Air Squadron, Belfast, transitting the RAF apron at Ringway in 1950 wearing the units 'RUQ' Reserve Command Code.
Registration / Serial:T8259
Aircraft Version:De Havilland D.H. 82A Tiger Moth II
C/n (msn):
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
City / Airport:Manchester - International (EGCC / MAN)Map
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Photo Date:May 1950
Photo by:R.A.ScholefieldContact