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Aeroplanes

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Aerospace industry, 1984-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 25/19
Scope and Contents

Photographs of NK’s visit to British Aerospace, Hatfield [Hertfordshire].

Dates: 1984-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

"Early flying days", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/60
Scope and Contents

WSC standing in front of a bi-plane wearing an overcoat and peaked cap. WSC is facing towards the camera: others in the group are facing towards the aeroplane.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Item

"Early flying days", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/62
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in the cockpit of a plane wearing leather flying hat.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Item

"Early flying days: At Hendon 1915", 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/63
Scope and Contents

Photo of a bi-plane in a hangar. WSC walks in front of it, in conversation with an officer.

Dates: 1915
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Item

"Early flying days: piloting a plane out of Portsmouth harbour 1914", 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/61
Scope and Contents

Photo shows a sea-plane in flight.

Dates: 1914
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 File

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.
 Item

"Flying fortress", 1941-09-25

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/169
Scope and Contents

Photo shows WSC in the cockpit of an aeroplane.

Dates: 1941-09-25
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
 Item

'Spitfire PR.IV AA810 No. 1 Photo Reconnaissance Unit, 1941-1942', 2018

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/7/Gunn/1
Scope and Contents

Poster featuring Spitfire AA810 with details of the aeroplane and those who flew her, including Gunn.

Dates: 2018
 Fonds

The Papers of Arthur Woodward-Nutt

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WONU
Scope and Contents

The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre covers Woodward-Nutt's early career at the Royal Aircraft Establishment and the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, and his post-war career in the Ministry of Aviation.

Dates: 1926 - 1979
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Frank Whittle

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WHTL
Scope and Contents

The collection held at Churchill Archives Centre includes biographical material; research and development; publications; lectures and broadcasts; vists and conferences; societies and organisations; correspondence and non-textual material.

Dates: 1926 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: With the exception of WHTL A.334, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Julian Ridsdale

Reference Code: GBR/0014/RIDS
Scope and Contents

The papers mainly consist of a numbered series of scrapbooks including invitations, press cuttings, photographs, correspondence and other ephemera relating to Julian Ridsdale's political career and personal life with his family.

Dates: 1949 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Item

"With flight commander Gerrard", 1914-05

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 1/59
Scope and Contents

WSC standing with a small group of people in front of the propellor of an aeroplane, wearing an overcoat and leather flying hat and goggles.

Dates: 1914-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.