British Aviation

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Air North HS748 Action – Song of the Darts

In the summer of 2010, a very special series of charters took place at Vancouver Airport’s South Terminal. Air North of Whitehorse based two of their Hawker Siddeley HS748s in Vancouver to operate four times weekly charters serving fishing resorts situated on BC’s west coast. Air North HS748 Action C-FCSE and C-FYDY both based in …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 Golden Age Airlines

These wonderful films capture the British Golden Age Airlines scene of the late 1940s and 1950s. This was the time when BOAC was emerging as Britain’s international overseas airline, and BEA was Britain’s leading domestic and short haul carrier. It was also during this glorious era that Britain was a world leader in the development …Read more »

Air Creebec Hawker Siddeley HS748 Story

(SAD NOTE: THIS AIR CREEBEC HAWKER SIDDELEY HS748 STORY DVD CONTAINS NO FLIGHT DECK FOOTAGE AS IT WAS NOT PERMITTED.) Air Creebec Hawker Siddeley operates two HS748 freighters from their Timmins base serving many of the remote First Nations communities of Northeastern Ontario and James Bay. This in-depth show takes the viewer to visit Air Creebec’s HS748 cargo operations …Read more »

Concorde Development & Flight Test

In the 1960s, while the commercial airline industry was still in its early years, the aviation business was making great technological strides in terms of aircraft speed and altitude, and the crushing impacts of the Arab oil embargo were still many years away. The British and French governments collaborated forces to develop a jet transport …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 »