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Aviation

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

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Coastal Command War Record, 1939-45

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHWL/PE 22 (box 1)
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Printed items sent to WSC as gifts, tributes, press cuttings on his career etc.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Concorde, 1964-08 - 1969-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/42
Scope and Contents

Drafts of an article by JA on Concorde, and the Labour Government's attempt to cancel its development.

Dates: 1964-08 - 1969-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Concorde, 1962-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/2/2
Scope and Contents

Copy of a speech by JA (as Minister of Aviation) on his joint agreement with France to build Concorde.

Dates: 1962-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Exhibition material on the history and development of the Whittle Jet Propulsion Gas Turbine, 1963 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MISC 40
Scope and Contents

Exhibition material prepared by Kenneth Knell and Professor Henry Cohen for the University of Cambridge Engineering Department on the Whittle jet engine. Also includes brochures for exhibitions on Sir Harry Ricardo and Sir Charles Parsons.

Dates: 1963 - 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Some material within the collection is closed to researchers.
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Interviews, 1963-04 - 1968-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RDCH 3/6/1/33
Scope and Contents

Notes of Martin Gilbert's interviews with: Sir Herbert Creedy on his experiences of WSC at the War Office; Major-General Sir Edmund Hakewill Smith on his memories of WSC during the First World War with the Sixth Royal Scots Fusiliers; Vice-Admiral Richard Bell Davies, Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Peirse and Group Captain Ivon Courtney on their memories of WSC learning to fly at Eastchurch [Kent] and his interest in the future of air warfare.

Dates: 1963-04 - 1968-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. The catalogue includes details of some material in the collection which is currently too fragile to be produced and researchers should seek advice from Archives Centre staff about accessing this material.
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"My Political Life", volume IV: Leo Amery's wartime correspondence, 1941 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 8/5/48
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Winston Churchill, Prime Minister, on the Basic English Cabinet committee (includes notes on the committee and notes of evidence), and enclosing a letter from the Chief of Air Staff [Sir Charles Portal] on Amery's accusation that Britain was weak in transport aircraft; Sir Stephen Tallents, enclosing his article on English as a common language; General Sir Alan Brooke, Chief of Imperial General Staff [later 1st Lord Alanbrooke] on Amery's view of Britain's weakness in...
Dates: 1941 - 1943
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from a demonstration of the Lightning jet fighter to the Royal Saudi Air Force, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1964-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/91
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1964-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from JA's visit to an unknown aircraft works, 1964-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/87
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1964-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from JA's visit to British Aircraft Corporation (Operating) Limited, Luton [Bedfordshire], 1964-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/86
Scope and Contents

Also includes photographs from a visit to the BAC Weybridge division [Surrey].

Dates: 1964-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from JA's visit to Handley Page Limited, 1963-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/80
Scope and Contents

Photographs from JA's tour of the works at Cricklewood [London] and Radlett [Hertfordshire], and Radlett aerodrome. Includes photographs of V-bomber escape seats, and the Dart Herald passenger aircraft.

Dates: 1963-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from JA's visit to RAF Northolt for a demonstration of the Breguet 941 STOL transport aircraft, 1963-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/77
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1963-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from JA's visit to the United States, 1962-01 - 1964-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/84
Scope and Contents

Includes JA at a ski lodge, meeting Robert McNamara, American Secretary of Defense, visiting NASA (Saturn Complex 37) and the West 30th Street Heliport, New York. Also includes some earlier photographs from a visit to the USAF base at Hamilton, California in January 1962 (see also AMEJ 10/55).

Dates: 1962-01 - 1964-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from the first flight of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft, Boscombe Down [Wiltshire], 1964-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/93
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1964-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from the first flight of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft, Boscombe Down [Wiltshire], 1964-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/94
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1964-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from the first flight of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft, Boscombe Down [Wiltshire], 1964-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/95
Scope and Contents

Also includes photographs of JA at [?] the Preston division of the British Aircraft Corporation, Warton [Lancashire].

Dates: 1964-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs from the visit to Britain by Saudi Arabian Mission, 1964-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/92
Scope and Contents

Visit led by General Abdulla Al-Mutlaq to sites including RAF Leconfield [Yorkshire] and the Preston division of the British Aircraft Corporation, Warton [Lancashire], particularly relating to Lightning jet fighters.

Dates: 1964-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs of JA and leaders of the aviation industry at [?] Chequers [Buckinghamshire], 1963-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/68
Scope and Contents

[?] Meeting hosted by JA on the effects of rationalisation and international collaboration on the aviation industry.

Dates: 1963-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs of JA and the French Ambassador, Geoffroy de Courcel, signing the Concorde agreement, 1962-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/67
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1962-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs of JA's visit to de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited, 1963-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/71
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1963-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs of JA's visit to Short Brothers and Harland, Belfast [Northern Ireland], 1962-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/64
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Photographs of JA, on subjects including his Second World War mission to Albania (some used in his book "Sons of the Eagle"), and official visits and ministerial photographs, particularly of JA as Secretary of State for Air, Minister of Aviation and Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Dates: 1962-07
Conditions Governing Access: Restricted access. Conservation assistance needed for handling.
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Photographs of JA's visit to Whitworth Gloster Aircraft Limited, 1961-08 - 1963-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/70
Scope and Contents

Also includes photographs from [?] an earlier visit, when the company was known as Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth Aircraft Limited.

Dates: 1961-08 - 1963-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Photographs of the British aviation delegation's visit to the Soviet Union, 1963-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 10/72
Scope and Contents

Photographs of the aircraft shown to the delegation.

Dates: 1963-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Radio and television, 1969-03 - 1970-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/46
Scope and Contents

Correspondence on arrangements for JA's media interviews, with transcripts of BBC news programmes featuring JA, on the closure of Beagle Aircraft Limited, the sanctions policy against Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], the economy and the future of Concorde.

Dates: 1969-03 - 1970-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Royal United Services Institution, 1968-10 - 1969-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 7/1/40
Scope and Contents Text of a lecture by JA to the institution on Britain's military role in the 1970s, Jan 1969, including correspondence on arrangements, with Air Vice-Marshal Stewart "Paddy" Menaul, Director-General. Also includes: a RUSI case study on the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft; a paper on men, money and war; text of a lecture by [John] Enoch Powell [to RUSI, Sept 1968, to which JA was responding], also on Britain's military role in the 1970s, with comments; report of...
Dates: 1968-10 - 1969-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Shadow Cabinet Economic Sub-Committee: British Aerospace, 1988-07 - 1991-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 6/2/11
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence on Government relations with the defence industry and the attempted takeover of British Aerospace by GEC, including: correspondence with Sir Graham Day and Roland Smith, Acting Chairman and Chairman of British Aerospace; notes by John Eatwell [Economic Adviser to NK]; statement by Gordon Brown, Trade and Industry spokesman; briefing for a meeting; statement by Lord Young, Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, on BAe’s proposed acquisition of the Government’s...
Dates: 1988-07 - 1991-10
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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