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Concorde: A photograph captures Concorde over Nelson's Column in London's Trafalgar Square

Flying-high: Stunning images reveal bygone era of glitz and glamor in the skies long before mass travel, budget airlines and heightened security took over air travel

USS Shenandoah (ZR-1)    Montage of five photographs, showing the airship leaving her mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey, circa November 1923 - January 1924.  Photographed by Clements.    Courtesy of Mrs. Barnes.    U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.

USS Shenandoah Montage of five photographs, showing the airship leaving her mooring mast at Naval Air Station Lakehurst, New Jersey, circa November 1923 - January Photographed by Clements. Courtesy of Mrs.

Harrier. Beautiful in a sort of threatening way. Difficult to fly but like many aircraft loved by its crew.

Marine Harrier jet from Marine Attack Squadron 231 during operations in Kandahar April

Boeing B-52G Stratofortress and Atlas ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) - Strategic Air Command on alert - two "prongs" of the Nuclear Triad.

Martin Marietta Titan I with Stratofortress Ellsworth AFB, S. 1962 Although the Titan I wasn’t our Nation’s principle ICBM for very long, it’s still really cool to see the two primary methods of Nuclear war in one dramatic shot together.

Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force.

Charlie Rouse was the last of the 'Watchmen' in London before the formation of the 'Peelers' who where the world's first police force. At one point there were night watchmen employed by the City of London.

Final flypast! End of era!!! Such a shame!!! Sea Harrier FA2s of 801 Squadron fly past HMS Illustrious

End of era! Sea Harrier of 801 Squadron fly past HMS Illustrious Cameron! The boy is an incompetent fool!

George W.Hales, 1938

Hyde Park's own shepherd taking his sheep along the Serpentine pathway to new grazing ground elsewhere in the park. His dog has taken to the water to stop the sheep from swimming off.

Pauline Mary de Peauly Gower (1910–1947), married name Pauline Fahie, was a British pilot and writer who headed the female branch of the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War. On the outbreak of the Second World War, Gower made use of her high-level connections to propose the establishment of a women's section in the new Air Transport Auxiliary. She received the MBE for her services and received a Harmon Trophy award posthumously in 1950.

Pauline Mary de Peauly Gower (1910–1947), married name Pauline Fahie, was a British pilot and writer who headed the female branch of the Air Transport Auxiliary during the Second World War. On the outbreak of the Second World War, Gower made use of her high-level connections to propose the establishment of a women's section in the new Air Transport Auxiliary. She received the MBE for her services and received a Harmon Trophy award posthumously in 1950.

The British Black Arrow rocket, about to successfully launch the Prospero satellite in 1971.

October 1971 — Great Britain became the sixth spacefaring nation when the Prospero 1 satellite launched on a Black Arrow rocket from Launch Area at the Woomera Prohibited Area in Australia.

Olympiastadion Blick aus dem Zeppelin

1936 Berlin Olympics (XI Olympiad) in nazi Germany was the televised Olympics - who else could've pulled it off but Germans - efficient / organized / high tech etc.

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