British Aviation

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BOAC in the 1950s

BOAC In The 1950s There were two leading airlines in 1950s, one was Pan American, the other was BOAC which stands for British Overseas Airways Corporation. During the 1950s, the vast majority of the travelling public was still taking to ocean liners for inter-continental travel. It was the job of the airlines to show public that …Read more »

London City Airport Action

Welcome to London’s newest aerodrome, London City Airport. As any visitor will attest, London City Airport is a busy Euro hub that conveniently connects the London financial centre with major business centres across the continent and throughout the UK. Located at the former Royal Docks facility in East London, London City Airport is just five …Read more »

B.K.S. The Story of an Airline

The company BKS Aero Charter was registered on February 7, 1952, based at Southend. Adhoc charter work was operated throughout 1952 which was followed by ski charters to Innsbruck in the Winter of 1952/1953 as a contract service for a winter club made up of ski and outdoor sports enthusiasts. BKS commenced scheduled domestic UK …Read more »

Flying the Bristol Freighter Part I (1992-1994)

From 1989 until 1999, the wilds of Northwestern British Columbia was the setting for the world’s last working Bristol Freighter operation. In Flying the Bristol Freighter Part I Engineer Paul Hawkins had the good fortune of being able to extensively film Bristol Freighters C-FDFC and C-FTPA on the job with Terrace based Trans-Provincial Airlines. In this …Read more »

British Airways Passenger with non traditional hotel problems 1970s (saucy)

*** ADULT CONTENT – OVER 18 OF AGE VIEWERS ONLY *** This interesting little film from the mid 1970s, is a tongue and cheek look at a young lady who has arrived at her hotel from a British Airways Boeing 707 flight, only to encounter a few problems in trying to reach her room. The …Read more »

British Aviation Industry 1920s to 1950s

This information black and while film examines aircraft development in Britain during the first half of the Twentieth Century between, between the late 1920s and the early 1950s. It was actually a remarkable period, during which Britain advanced from the bi-plane to the supersonic jet, in a span of barely 25-30 years. Of course World …Read more »