Jane's All the World Aircraft 1938
The progress of the world in civil aviation during the year 1937-38
FRANKFURT AIRPORT. - On a gala day. The Zeppelin shed in the background.
The Aerodrome ar Cologne.
The Airport of Kaunas, Capital of Lithuania.
Alverca Aerodrome (Lisbon). - German and British Transport Machines.
Norrkoping Aerodrome, in Sweden.
PORTUGUESE JUBILATION. - Formations of Junkers Ju.52s over Lisbon during the parade to commemorate the Twelfth Anniversary of the coming into power of the regime of Dr. Salazar, - whohas made the country almost self-supporting, and has balanced the Budget.
IMPERIAL JUNCTION. - A Junkers 52 Air-liner of South African Airways at Durban Airport, where connection is made with the Empire Flying-boat Service of Imperial Airways.
ON PARADE. - Miles Aeroplanes on Rongatal Aerodrome, Wellington, New Zealand.
IN SIAM. - A couple of Air-France Liners on the Don Muang Aerodrome; the Airport of Bangkok.
THE CHEAPEST SORT OF SEAPLANE BASE. - The floating dock of the Sindicato Condor at Buenos Aires. In the upper picture an incoming Pan American Sicorsky S42 gives an idea of the size, and below it is seen occupied by one of the Condeor Junkers Ju52 seaplanes.
AT STAVANGER. - The Seaplane Harbour is a quarter-mile from the aerodrome, The two D.N.L. machines meet and cross here between Bergen and Oslo.
INTERNATIONAL AMITY. - Passengers, at Accra, enter an American Sikorsky S/43 (two 750 h.p. Pratt & Whitney "Hornets") which belongs to the Cie. Aeromaritime, by a hatch aft, with the help of steps.
FRANCE TAKES BRITISH TRADE. - An American Sikorsky of the Cie. Aeromaritime on the runway at Accra.
IN FRENCH GUINEA. - Refuelling at the excellent new aerodrome at Conakry for the 415-mile stage to Dakar.
WEST. - A D.H. "Dragon-Rapide" on skis of a streamlined type. Canadian Airways Ltd. operates several De Havilland machines, on skis in the Winter and on floats in Summer.
FOR 'IRAQ'S FIRST AIRLINE. - Three "Dragon-Rapides" were flown from Hatfield by pilots of the Royal 'Iraqi Air Force for the 'Iraq Aeroplane Company, the first air operating firm in that country to operate.
Three De Havilland 89s for the Turkish State Air Line.
OTHER PEOPLE'S AIR MAILS. - An old Junkers Floatplane (Ju.46) of the Condor Syndicate, loading up at Port Natal, Brazil, with mails from Europe to go South to Rio and Buenos Aires.
BUSINESS AS USUAL. - The disturbed state of China under Japanese invasion has not affected the regularity of the Imperial Airways service. The "Dorado," here seen at Kai Tak Aerodrome, Hong Kong, connects every week in each direction with the main Imperial route at Penang, 1,600 miles away. The flags are painted on wing and rudder for information and guidance of belligerent pilots.
OUT EAST. - A D.H.86 of Qantas Empire Airways at Samarang, Netherlands East Indies.
AN EASTERN JUNCTION. - Charleville, where Qantas Empire Airways Lts. connect with Butler Air Transport.
SOUTH IRISH TERMINUS. - A D.H.86 of Aer Lingus Teoranta at the Dublin Aerodrome at Baldonnell.
URBANITY AT DURBAN. - A Goup of Pupils and Personnel of Natal Aviation (Pty.) Ltd. on their home airport of Durban. The company's fleet, in the background, contains a D.H. "Dragon," "Leopard-Moth," "Hornet-Moth," "Tiger-Moth" and five "Gipsy-Moth".
THE SOUTHERNMOST JUNCTION. - The "Centaurus" of Imperial Airways (Capt. Burgess) and the "Samoan Clipper" of Pan American Airways (Capt. Mustek) in Waitimata Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand, in January, 1938. The latter was lost with all hands near Pago Pago soon after this meeting.
BALTIMORE SEAPLANE STATION. - The populace turns out to see the "Cavalier," an Empire Boat of Imperial Airways, from Bermuda and a Sikorski "Clipper" of Pan American Airways. Baltimore is the American terminus during the Winter of the Bermuda-U.S.A. airline. In the Summer Port Washington, Long Island, New York, is used.
WINGS ON THE WATER AT MARSEILLE. - The Imperial Airways "Empire" boat, "Coriolanus," on the Etang de Berre at Marignane. This was on the mid-day halt between Southampton and Rome, and the passengers are in the airport restaurant. Behind is the Loire Long-range Commercial Flying-boat (four 720 h.p. Hispano-Suiza motors) the "Bretagne".
ACHIEVEMENT. - The Qantas Empire Airways Flying-boat, "Coolangatta," in front of Singapore Airport on its way out to Australia. On the left is the Royal Singapore Flying Club Building. Qantas Empire Airways, Ltd. is the product of a wedding of Queensland and Northern Territories Air Service Ltd. and Imperial Airways - a fine piece of diplomacy. Without Imperial Airways there would have been no need for the Singapore Airport for years to come. And Imperial Airways was, beyond dispute, created by Mr. George Woods Humphery.
WINGS ON THE WATER AT MARSEILLE. - The Imperial Airways "Empire" boat, "Coriolanus," on the Etang de Berre at Marignane. This was on the mid-day halt between Southampton and Rome, and the passengers are in the airport restaurant. Behind is the Loire Long-range Commercial Flying-boat (four 720 h.p. Hispano-Suiza motors) the "Bretagne".
A DESERT HALT. - Port Etienne, on the Northern frontier of Senegal, is mostly sand and mongrel dogs. The Dewoitines of Air-France are its bi-weekly excitement.
IN SIAM. - A couple of Air-France Liners on the Don Muang Aerodrome; the Airport of Bangkok.
POLAND'S AIRLINE. - Lockheed "Electra" of L.O.T. Polskie at the Warsaw (Okecie) Airport.
AN UP-COUNTRY JUNCTION. - Daly Waters, where a D.H. "Dragon" of MacRobertson-Miller Airways, West Coats service has met a Lockheed "Electra" of Guinea Airways' trans-continental line from Adelaide to Darwin.
NEW ZEALAND'S TERMINUS. - Auckland, which is the Northern extremity of the airline system and is to be its junction with the Pan American srvice to Honolulu. A Lockheed "Electra" of Union Airways is seen over the city.
The Sikorsky "Clipper," of Pan American Airways, at Bermuda, British terminus of the New York-Bermuda service, in which Imperial Airways participate.
AT BUENOS AIRES. - A Pan American "Clipper" off the Company's base at the New Port. On the point is the base of the Sindicato Condor, and the floating dock out in the basin. This is said to be the first in the World designed specially for Civil aeroplanes, and was built by the local branch of a German company. The R.A.F. have run a whole flying-boat squadron at Pembroke without sheds six or seven years, thanks to a floating dock which was built during the War 1914-18.
THE CHEAPEST SORT OF SEAPLANE BASE. - The floating dock of the Sindicato Condor at Buenos Aires. In the upper picture an incoming Pan American Sicorsky S42 gives an idea of the size, and below it is seen occupied by one of the Condeor Junkers Ju52 seaplanes.
THE SOUTHERNMOST JUNCTION. - The "Centaurus" of Imperial Airways (Capt. Burgess) and the "Samoan Clipper" of Pan American Airways (Capt. Mustek) in Waitimata Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand, in January, 1938. The latter was lost with all hands near Pago Pago soon after this meeting.
BALTIMORE SEAPLANE STATION. - The populace turns out to see the "Cavalier," an Empire Boat of Imperial Airways, from Bermuda and a Sikorski "Clipper" of Pan American Airways. Baltimore is the American terminus during the Winter of the Bermuda-U.S.A. airline. In the Summer Port Washington, Long Island, New York, is used.
[Stinson SR.6 Reliant] The Airport of Steene (Ostende).
HAMBLE. - AIR SERVICE TRAINING LTD. - An Avro 643 Cadet (160 h.p. Genet-Major 1a) flying over workshops and quarters at Hamble, near Southampton.
The Flying School of The Far East Aviation Company, Ltd., at Hong Kong.
THE ISLANDS OF THE NORTH. - A "Dragon" of Allied Airways carrying greetings as from one Orkney to another.
HIGH LATITUDE. - Mails and Passengers going aboard a Highland Airways "Dragon" at Kirkwall, on Mainland in the Orkneys. This is not the farthest North of British air transport, but the World's airline network begins to thin out in these latitudes.
AN EASTERN JUNCTION. - Charleville, where Qantas Empire Airways Lts. connect with Butler Air Transport.
AN UP-COUNTRY JUNCTION. - Daly Waters, where a D.H. "Dragon" of MacRobertson-Miller Airways, West Coats service has met a Lockheed "Electra" of Guinea Airways' trans-continental line from Adelaide to Darwin.
URBANITY AT DURBAN. - A Goup of Pupils and Personnel of Natal Aviation (Pty.) Ltd. on their home airport of Durban. The company's fleet, in the background, contains a D.H. "Dragon," "Leopard-Moth," "Hornet-Moth," "Tiger-Moth" and five "Gipsy-Moth".
Natives of Kenya Colony examining a machine of Wilson Airways.
[BFW M-35b] EASTBOURNE'S HOUSEWARMING. - The new building at Wilmington Aerodrome after being opened officially on August 20, 1934.
UGANDA. - An Imperial Airways' Liner at Entebbe, on Victoria Nyanza.
WHERE WE GET OFF. - Croydon Aerodrome, the London Terminal Airport, whence our Imperial Airway takes off for the Continent.
Two Miles "Merlins" of Tata's Mail Service at Juhu Aerodrome, Bombay.
ON THE IRRAWADDY. - A Short "Scion Senior" (four Pobjoys) of the Irrawaddy Flotilla and Airways Ltd. on its slipway.
PENANG'S FLYING CLUB. - The fleet consists of a B.A. "Eagle," a B.A. "Swallow" (Pobjoy) and three D.H. "Moth Majors."
One of the four Gold Dreggers erected by the Bulolo Gold Dredging Co., New Guinea. Three of the Junkers G-31 monoplanes (Pratt & Whitney "Hornets") which carried in sections up from the coast are in foreground.
ON PARADE. - Miles Aeroplanes on Rongatal Aerodrome, Wellington, New Zealand.
TRINIDAD'S AERODROME. - In the absence of any other place to land aeroplanes on the island, Mr. F.D.St.Hilaire has prepared this field, 100 yds. by 1,000 yds., and flies his Taylor "Cub" from it.
A Savoia S73 of Ala Littoria at Almaza, Cairo, on the line Rome-Addis Ababa-Mogadiscio.
TRANSATLANTIC TERMINUS. - A Four-motored Latecoere Flying-boat of Air-France, as used on the South Atlantic service, being refuelled at Dakar from 50-gallon drums. Landplanes are used North of here.
IN THE EAST REICH. - A Holiday Party at Klagenfurt Aerodrome amid typical scenery.
A Savoia-Marchetti S74 (four Piaggio "Stella" 700 h.p. motors) of Ala Littorio Airport, Rome.
The Pegasus-engined S.74 I-ROMA, with most of its underfloor baggage hold doors open.
Alverca Aerodrome (Lisbon). - German and British Transport Machines.
ON THE WAY ACROSS INDIA. - An Airspeed "Envoy" being refuelled at Jodhpur.
FRIENDLY LITTLE AKYAB. - Snapped during a lull between storms. The rainfall averages 8 inches per day, which means much more at times.
TRANSVAAL. - One of the three Airspeed "Envoys" (350 h.p. "Cheetah IX" motors) of South African Airways Ltd. on the apron at the Rand Airport, Johannesburg.
DELIVERED DULY. - An Airspeed "Envoy" at the Military Aviation Training Station at Lai-chow before the Japanese came within range.
TRANS-PACIFIC. - The "Philippine Clipper" of Pan American Airways arriving at Hong Kong, where the trans-Pacific service connects with Imperial Airways.
PENANG'S FLYING CLUB. - The fleet consists of a B.A. "Eagle," a B.A. "Swallow" (Pobjoy) and three D.H. "Moth Majors."
PENANG'S FLYING CLUB. - The fleet consists of a B.A. "Eagle," a B.A. "Swallow" (Pobjoy) and three D.H. "Moth Majors."