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Aircraft

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 62 Collections and/or Records:

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 Sub-Fonds

Aerodynamics research, 1953 - 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 2
Scope and Contents

These papers were produced by Richard Stanton-Jones while he was working for Saunders-Roe. During this period he also worked for the Lockheed Corporation in the United States, 1955-6.

Dates: 1953 - 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
 Sub-Series

Air Ministry and Ministry of Aviation, 1960 - 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/6
Scope and Contents

Papers from JA's time as Secretary of State for Air and then as Minister of Aviation, including: his ministerial correspondence; minutes as Secretary of State for Air; papers on an official visit to the Soviet Union; press cuttings on JA's visit to Australia for the Blue Streak missile tests; papers on defence collaboration with France; papers on the scrapping of the TSR-2 strike and reconnaissance aircraft.

Dates: 1960 - 1967
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.
 Sub-Series

Airbus, 1956 - 1993

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/13
Scope and Contents

Files relating to the Airbus and Airbus Industrie.

Dates: 1956 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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BH 200, 1969 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/2
Scope and Contents

Memoranda and papers relating to the BH 200, a small executive jet.

Dates: 1969 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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BH 200 and BH 400, 1971

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/3
Scope and Contents

Comparison of the design features of the two aircraft.

Dates: 1971
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Cranfield thesis, 1947 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 6/1
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

The papers comprise research notes on aircraft, rockets and hovercraft; diaries; correspondence; articles; lecture notes; photographs; and press cuttings.

Dates: 1947 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Cuttings, 1913-10-21 - 1915-10-30

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Press 21
Scope and Contents

Cuttings and cartoons of WSC suggesting 'naval holiday' for Britain and Germany; articles (some German and French) on relations between Britain, Germany and Austria-Hungary; photos of WSC inspecting seaplanes; cartoons and WSC’s speeches on Home Rule, Navy, Antwerp [Belgium], Dardanelles.

Dates: 1913-10-21 - 1915-10-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Accessible on microfilm.
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DH 94, 1930 - 1939

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/4
Scope and Contents

Dossier on the DH 94, the Moth Minor.

Dates: 1930 - 1939
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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DH 110, 1957

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/5
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the development of the DH 110 between 1946 and 1958.

Dates: 1957
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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DH 125, 1983 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/6
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the DH 125 including Smith's involvement with the design.

Dates: 1983 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Dove, 1943 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/7
Scope and Contents

Dossier on the Dove.

Dates: 1943 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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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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Falcons, 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/8
Scope and Contents

Papers on the development of the Falcon (and Falcon 10).

Dates: 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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"Farman biplane in which Mr Churchill and Colonel Seely made a flight, piloted by Lieut. (now Sir Arthur) Longmore", 1913-10-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/81
Scope and Contents

Photograph of an aircraft being wheeled by a group of men on a wooden ramp leading down to the sea. An original caption in white on the photograph says "Sea plane at Cromarty" [Cromarty Naval Air Station, Scotland]. John Seely [later 1st Lord Mottistone] was Secretary of State for War.

Dates: 1913-10-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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HS 135, 1969 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SMTH 1/9
Scope and Contents

Papers and reports on the HS 135, a small executive jet.

Dates: 1969 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Material in this collection is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue.
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Notebook listing work on aerodynamics projects, 1953-11 - 1955-09

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/3
Scope and Contents Titled "Aerodynamics. Work in Progress and Work Outstanding". With loose documents including a report titled "P 177 Naval Version. Performance Data for the Estimation of Arbitrary Flight Plans", 28 April 1955; a report titled "Black Knight. Outstanding Items for Investigation", 19 August 1955; a copy of a letter headhunting a former employee, 16 August 1955; a copy of a letter of resignation, 17 August 1955; and a draft list of furniture for sale,...
Dates: 1953-11 - 1955-09
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Notebook on pressure fluctuations from jet engine, 1955 - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 1/4
Scope and Contents

The volume is mainly blank.

Dates: 1955 - 1956
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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Offprints, 1950 - 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STJN 6/2/1
Scope and Contents Containing a list of contents, biographical notes, and a number of technical papers. The technical papers comprise: "An Empirical Method for Rapidly Estimating the Loading Distributions on Swept Back Wings", a copy of Richard Stanton-Jones's thesis, Cranfield Report No. 32 and Air Research Council Paper No. 12, 997, January 1950, with comments and a reply, June-August 1950; "The Development of the Saunders-Roe Hovercraft SR N1", Air Research Council Report No. 21,...
Dates: 1950 - 1961
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. A small number of files are closed pending review and these closures are marked in the catalogue.
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"One of the first RAF flying machines, 1911", 1913-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/BRDW I Photo 2/49
Scope and Contents

Photograph of WSC [as First Lord of the Admiralty], in flying kit and helmet, standing next to an early aircraft.

Dates: 1913-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Digital copies are available, to protect the fragile original.
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Photographs and postcards of aircraft models, yachts, hydroplanes and RAF aircraft, 1917 - 1923

Reference Code: GBR/0014/FREN 6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Papers relating to Farren's work as an aeronautical engineer, comprising reports, journals, notes, photographs and personal items. The bulk of the collection is made up of printed material, mainly Aeronautical Research Committee reports by Farren or his colleagues and Farren's articles in learned journals, including a considerable amount of material from the between war period. There is little correspondence in the collection and very little relating to Farren's personal life save for one...
Dates: 1917 - 1923
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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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 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 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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The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.