Civilian flying

De Havilland Dragon Rapide (DH-89), Scillies, 1949

Aeronautical articles

Canada’s Youngest Woman Pilot - a sixteen year old high-school student from Prince Edward County, Ontario.
Polar Route - North West passage - Pedersen / Flight
Nieuport biplane - Flight, Vol. VII, 1915, p. 189-191
Nansen's proposal for the North Pole by airship - adapted from a very detailed 1926 acount

Further reading

Rosendahl, Charles Emery - notes on his career concerning balloons and dirigables
"Dave Dawson" series - WWII junior aeronautical fiction, by R. Sidney Bowen.

Our Our Catalogue holdings, referring specifically to airlines, are available here.

Our Guide to Sources for Research into civilian flying, prepared by a number of specialists, will follow and examine a very wide range of published documents.

Publications, journals, magazines:

Aeroplane magazine - Early years, 1911-1959, notes, follow up and cataloguing
Flight magazine - Flight (and Flight International), notes and cataloguing
Flying magazine - Flying (1912-1922), notes and cataloguing.
Journal of the [Royal] Aeronautical Society - 1897 onwards, notes and cataloguing.
Wind-sock magazine - Wind-sock, notes and cataloguing.

More to come...



These pages rationalise, facilitate and expand our resources. Some pages are very recent, some date back twenty years and may or may not have been reviewed and/or edited recently; we appreciate any suggestions for improvements.


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