Historic Aviation

  • German Airship Hindenburg

    Image ID
    FOT480744
    Caption
    German Airship Hindenburg
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Leo Marriott
    Dimensions
    3888 x 2592 px
    Keywords
    Hindenburg; LZ129; airship; rigid; dirigible; Lakehurst NAS; New Jersey; olympic markings; swastika; Hakenkreutz; civil aviation, aircraft, monochrome, travel, transport, lighter than air.
    Description
    German hydrogen filled airship D-LZ129 Hindenburg photographed at Lakehurst naval air station, New Jersey, United States, May 1936. The airship carries German national markings including the swastika emblem, and also the rings denoting the fact that the...
  • Handley Page H.P.42E G-AAUD

    Image ID
    FOT510440
    Caption
    Handley Page H.P.42E G-AAUD
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Leo Marriott
    Dimensions
    3846 x 2532 px
    Keywords
    Handley Page; H.P.42E; G-AAUD; four-engined; biplane; airliner; aeroplane; airplane; aircraft; flying; transport; civil aviation; ph126c; Hanno; Imperial Airways; vintage; veteran; classic; Le Bourget; Paris; control tower; apron
    Description
    Handley Page HP.42E four engined biplane airliner shown at Le Bourget airport, Paris, France, c.1938. In the foreground is the airport control tower. Aircraft registration G-AAUD, operated by Imperial Airways and named Hanno. Copy photo from US National...
  • Lockheed P-80 Shooting Stars

    Image ID
    FOT624271
    Caption
    Lockheed P-80 Shooting Stars
    Rights
    RM Rights Managed
    Photographer
    Leo Marriott
    Dimensions
    4227 x 2765 px
    Keywords
    Lockheed; P-80A; Shooting Star; jet; fighter; aircraft; aeroplane; airplane; military; aviation; 56th FG; 56th Fighter Group; 61st FS; 61st Fighter Squadron; RAF Odiham; USAF; US Air Force; United States Air Force; line-up
    Description
    A line up of United States Air Force (USAF) Lockheed P-80A Shooting Star jet fighters at RAF Odiham in England, 1948. These aircraft had just completed a transatlantic flight via Greenland and Iceland, before continuing on to bases in Germany. Note B-17...