Farnborough Grammar School

Prospect Avenue, Farnborough, Hampshire

Telephone : Farnborough 539
Blackbushe Airport - Photos 47-69
Douglas DC-6
G-APON Douglas DC-6 : Eagle Airways
Vickers Viscount
G-ANRS Vickers Viscount : Hunting-Clan
Vickers Viscount
G-ANRS Vickers Viscount : Hunting-Clan
Douglas DC-4
HZ-AAW Douglas DC-4, Saudi Arabian Airways, became G-ASRS with Eagle, ended up as a café in Darmstadt, scrapped at nearby Lampertheim
Handley Page Hermes
G-ALDG Handley Page Hermes : Airwork, then Falcon, then Britavia
Canadair DC-4M
G-ALHR Canadair DC-4M North Star. BOAC named them their ‘Argonaut’ class
Percival Proctor
G-AHGA Percival Proctor
Vickers Viscount
Vickers Viscount V.798D North East Airlines, on delivery 28 February 1959. (Likely to be N6599C according to Alan Lathan)
Handley Page Hermes
81 Handley Page Hermes : Airwork
DH 114 Heron
G-APKW De Havilland 114 Heron, no livery, possibly just arrived for Eagle Airways, around February 1958
DC-6 : Eagle Airways
G-APON DC-6 : Eagle Airways delivered September 1958
Viking G-AHPL : Pegasus
Pegasus Viking G-AHPL was originally with BEA, sold to Rhodesia in 1953 and was restored in December 1958 to Claydon Aviation trading as Pegasus. They went into receivership in 1961 and the aircraft sat around (in Blackpool) until 1965, when it went to Invicta, Manston for four years.

N4086A Curtiss C-46 Commando Super 46C, L.B. Smith Aircraft Corp, noted by Alan Lathan 16 February 1958
Curtiss C-46
N4086A Curtiss C-46 Commando Super 46C, L.B. Smith Aircraft Corp, noted by Alan Lathan 16 February 1958
Douglas R5D-3 US Navy
56526 Douglas R5D-3 US Navy, coded 6F, noted by Alan Lathan on 5 May 1959. Made VR-6 Sqn’s 5000th Berlin Airlift during 1949
Miles Gemini
G-AJTG Miles Gemini registered December 1958 to North Perrott Estates, Crewkerne, Somerset
Miles Gemini
G-AJTG Miles Gemini
English Electric Canberra
In August 1957, English Electric Canberra B.2 WK163 captured the world altitude record. Fitted with a Napier Double Scorpion NScD1/2 rocket motor WK163 achieved a height of 70,310 feet. Seen here coming out of Farnborough
De Havilland Rapide
G-AHXW De Havilland Rapide, went to USA and restored in Kings Flight colours as G-ADDD
Avro Vulcan
XA891 Avro Vulcan, Farnborough
Hawker Hunter T7
Hawker Hunter T7, Farnborough
London Heathrow Airport
General view including Vickers Viscount on the left
London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport
Douglas DC-7: Swissair
London Heathrow Airport
London Heathrow Airport
Douglas DC-4 : Air France
London Heathrow Airport


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