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Aerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection (#4)

A small selection from this huge aerial photography specialist

173 Items

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: A safe landing EPW005069

A safe landing EPW005069
REGENTS PARK. London. Aircraft landed in Regents Park, September 1920. The aeroplane, facing towards the trees, is surrounded by a crowd of excited onlookers, while two men shake hands

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032634

Wootton Bassett, 1930. EPW032634
WOOTTON BASSETT, Wiltshire. Aerial view of the Church of St. Bartholomew and All Saints and the High Street, June 1930. Aerofilms Collection (see Links). Royal Wootton Bassett

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Castle Rising Castle AFL03_aerofilms_c15096

Castle Rising Castle AFL03_aerofilms_c15096
CASTLE RISING CASTLE, Norfolk. Aerial view of the castle and surrounding area. Produced from a copy negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Graf Zeppelin AFL03_aerofilms_f290

Graf Zeppelin AFL03_aerofilms_f290
LZ127 Graf Zeppelin in flight above dark clouds. The Graf Zeppelin was in commercial operation as a transcontinental airship between 1928 and 1937. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wing walking EPW037626

Wing walking EPW037626
Wing walking without a harness on an Aviation Tours Ltd Avro 504K. Photographed in April 1932. Some damage on negative - produced from copy negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Visiting dignitary AFL03_aerofilms_b730

Visiting dignitary AFL03_aerofilms_b730
Dignitary and airmen at Heston Aerodrome. The plane in the background is a Spartan Cruiser passenger aircraft operated by Spartan Air Lines Limited on the London-Cowes (Isle of Wight)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wing walking EPW037854

Wing walking EPW037854
Wing walking without a harness on an Aviation Tours Ltd Avro 504K. May 1932. From a copy negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Autogyro AFL03_aerofilms_b1371

Autogyro AFL03_aerofilms_b1371
Autogyro. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Autogyro AFL03_aerofilms_b1370

Autogyro AFL03_aerofilms_b1370
Autogyro. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Stampe aircraft EAW221481

Stampe aircraft EAW221481
" Stampe" aircraft in flight. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Swordfish over Blackpool EAW212942

Swordfish over Blackpool EAW212942
A Fairey Swordfish Mk.II flying over Blackpool in 1971. This type of torpedo bomber was used by the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy during World War 2

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Lightning EAW187844

Lightning EAW187844
RAF English Electric Lightning F1 flying over the sea in 1968. The Lightning served with the RAF as a fighter or interceptor between 1959 and 1988

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Crash EPW000213

Crash EPW000213
Crashed aircraft. People in rowing boat investigating the wreckage. AVRO504K in Southwark boating lake, March 1920. From a copy negative. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Parachutist AFL03_aerofilms_c11965

Parachutist AFL03_aerofilms_c11965
Parachutist descending 1930s. Jumping off the trailing edge of the lower wing of a biplane. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Parachutist AFL03_aerofilms_b251

Parachutist AFL03_aerofilms_b251
Parachutist descending 1930s. Canopy fully open. Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Castle for the movies EPW025494

Castle for the movies EPW025494
ELSTREE FILM STUDIO, Borehamwood. Aerial view. Photographed here in November 1928, is this film set of a castle facade. Can you tell us which film this was built for? Damaged negative

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wembley Cup Final day 1927 EPW017629

Wembley Cup Final day 1927 EPW017629
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. Aerial view. FA Cup Final day 23rd April 1927. On the pitch the teams are lined up to meet dignitaries. Cardiff City went on to beat Arsenal 1-0

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: St Albans Abbey EPW001253

St Albans Abbey EPW001253
ST ALBANs ABBEY, Hertfordshire. Aerial view. This photograph of 1920 shows the abbey standing on the crest of the hill with the medieval and later town of St Albans beyond

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066

Lydd Military Training Camp EPW000066
LYDD TRAINING CAMP, Kent. Aerial view. This photograph from February 1920 indicates the extent of the First World War barracks

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Wembley under construction 1922 EPW008076

Wembley under construction 1922 EPW008076
WEMBLEY STADIUM, London. Construction of the Empire Stadium for the British Empire Exhibition. Aerial photograph taken on 5th September 1922 (produced from a copy negative)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Roman Theatre Verulamium EAW011295

Roman Theatre Verulamium EAW011295
VERULAMIUM, St Albans, Hertfordshire. This Roman Theatre is unique in Britain - the only known example of a theatre with a stage rather than an Amphitheatre

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Taken on the first Aerofilms flight EPW000003

Taken on the first Aerofilms flight EPW000003
LONDON AERODROME, Hendon. From the first ever Aerofilms flight taking commercial aerial photography in July 1919. Shows the area around Hendon and another aircraft in flight

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: First ever Aerofilms photograph EPW000001

First ever Aerofilms photograph EPW000001
LONDON AERODROME, Hendon. The first ever Aerofilms commercial aerial photograph taken in July 1919 showing the London Country Club (formerly the London Flying Club)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: HMT Queen Mary at Southampton EAW001370

HMT Queen Mary at Southampton EAW001370
HMT QUEEN MARY at home in Southampton in June 1946 between round trips to Halifax, Nova Scotia and New York. The " Grey Ghost" transported many war brides to the US in 1946 before being

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Flying circus EPW041022

Flying circus EPW041022
Flying circus, April 1933. Aviation events like this one were popular entertainments between the wars, including aerobatics, barnstorming and wing-walking (as seen here)

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Liverpool Cathedral EAW023367

Liverpool Cathedral EAW023367
LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL. The Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool was begun in 1904 to a design of Giles Gilbert Scott. The tower was completed in 1942, but the cathedral was not completed until 1978

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Aerofilms van AFL03_aerofilms_b5794

Aerofilms van AFL03_aerofilms_b5794
THE AEROFILMS VAN advertising Aerofilms services at a National Aviation Day Display event. National Aviation Day Displays, founded by Sir Alan Cobham

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: Dirigible and aircraft AFL03_aerofilms_b2308

Dirigible and aircraft AFL03_aerofilms_b2308
Dirigible and BE2 aircraft, pre-war, no date or location. This small unidentified airship is probably a Royal Navy submarine spotter

Background imageAerofilms Collection (1919-2006) Collection: London Brick Company EAW020892

London Brick Company EAW020892
LONDON BRICK COMPANY, near Kempston, Bedfordshire, 1949. Aerial view. A series of chimneys rise through the fog. By 1936 the London Brick Company was recognised as the largest brickworks in



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