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  • THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    C 389

    Pauline Gower (far left), Commandant of the Women's Section of the ATA, stands with eight other founding female ATA pilots at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, by newly-completed De Havilland Tiger Moths awaiting delivery to their units. The other pilots...

  • BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 14314

    A BOAC stewardess stands at the entrance to De Havilland DH.91 Albatross, G-AFDK “Fortuna”, to greet boarding passengers, at Whitchurch, Hampshire. The Albatross was called the Frobisher when in service with BOAC.

  • BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 14346

    Stewardesses of a BOAC flying boat carry a case of thermos flasks to a waiting launch at Poole Harbour, Dorset, which will convey them to their aircraft.

  • BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    CH 14035

    A BOAC launch with an all-women crew approaches the quay at the Marine Terminal, Poole, Dorset

  • THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY, 1939-1945.

    THE AIR TRANSPORT AUXILIARY, 1939-1945.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Daventry, Bertrand John Henry (Flight Lieutenant)

    C 382

    The first pilots of the ATA Womens' Section pilots walking past newly-completed De Havilland Tiger Moths awaiting delivery to their units at Hatfield, Hertfordshire. They are, (right to left): Miss Pauline Gower, Commandant of the Women's...