Group    From 1945  To 1968

Morton Air Services

Categories: Aviation

A very early independent British airline. Eventually absorbed into British United Island Airways.

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Morton Air Services

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Croydon aircraft

{On an information board attached to the terminal building, behind the plane:...

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Zeppelin airships

Zeppelin airships

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7 memorials
Lady Maud Hoare DBE

Lady Maud Hoare DBE

Wife of Sir Samuel Hoare, Viscount Templewood but achieved her DBE in her own right, by flying in 1927 a 12,000-mile round trip flight inaugurating the London-Cairo-Delhi air service, the first wom...

Person, Aviation

1 memorial
Avro No. 1 Triplane

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Vehicle, Aviation, Transport

3 memorials
Viscount Wakefield of Hythe, Charles Cheers

Viscount Wakefield of Hythe, Charles Cheers

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Person, Aviation, Commerce, Lord Mayor, Transport

2 memorials
Royal Flying Corps

Royal Flying Corps

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Group, Armed Forces, Aviation

2 memorials