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Bleriot monoplane at Burton

Sydney Pickles preparing for takeoff in his 60hp Anzani powered Bleriot monoplane during the second Burton aviation meeting at Bass's Meadow.

Burton aviation meeting

Bleriot monoplane in flight and Avro biplane on the ground at Bass's Meadow during the second Burton aviation meeting.

Burton Aviation Week - Official programme

The Burton Aviation week was staged at Bass's Meadow in Meadow Road, Burton, between September 26th and October 1st 1910. The official programme lists admission prices at 1/- 2/6 and 5/-, with an addition ...

Burton Aviation Week poster

Poster advertising the Burton Aviation week, highlighting the fact that Helene Dutrieu would be carrying passengers on flights.

Crashed Biplane, Burton Aviation week

Brunneau De Labories' Farman Biplane after a crash landing. The Burton Aviation week was staged at Bass's Meadow in Meadow Road, Burton.

Emile Ladougne during Burton Aviation week

The Burton Aviation week was staged at Bass's Meadow in Meadow Road, Burton. Emile Ladougne is pictured here at the controls of his Goupy Biplane.

Farman Biplane, Burton Aviation week

Brunneau De Labories' Farman Biplane flying over Bass's Meadow, Burton. This plane was badly damaged during a crash landing shortly afterwards.

Gustav Hamel at Cannock

Gustav Hamel at the Central Athletic Ground, Chadsmoor, Cannock 1913. The Hardie Green Estate is now where the Athletic Ground was. Hamel's aircraft was a 50hp Bleriot monoplane, which he flew at several ...

Gustav Hamel at Longton

Gustav Hamel in his Aeroplane, Stafford

This postcard view shows Gustav Hamel, pioneer aviator pictured in his 50hp Blériot monoplane, which he flew at several locations around Staffordshire and the United Kingdom at specially arranged ...

Gustav Hamel in Stafford

Gustav Hamel gave the first flying demonstration in Stafford to a large paying audience at Lammascote. The flying display was preceded by a civic reception, presided over by the Mayor of Stafford, Alderman ...

Gustav Hamel visits Stafford

A postcard portrait of Gustav Hamel “England’s Daring Aviator”, who gave flying displays in Staffordshire and around the United Kingdom. Hamel’s first flying demonstration in Stafford was to a large ...

Gustav Hamel, aviator, Stone

Gustav Hamel (in front and to right of the propeller) became the first aviator to land a plane in Stone on October 18th 1913. The event was arranged by Evans and Sons Garage. Hamel took off from Lammascotes ...

Gustav Hamel, Stafford

Gustav Hamel, pioneer aviator is pictured here, second from left, with his 50hp Bleriot monoplane, which he flew at several locations around Staffordshire at specially arranged flying displays. This photograph ...

Hamel's Flying Exhibition at Stafford

Reception by Mayor of Stafford Ebenezer William Taylor (wearing a bowler hat) shaking hands with Gustav Hamel. Gustav Hamel gave the first flying demonstration in Stafford to a large paying audience at ...

Julien Mamet during Burton Aviation week

Mamet preparing for a flight.

London to Manchester Air Race

In late April 1910, Staffordshire found itself the scene of some dramatic developments in the race between an Englishman and a Frenchman for a £10,000 prize. The prize money had been offered by the ...

Louis Paulhans biplane at Lichfield

Frenchman Loius Paulhan stopped at Lichfield during his cross country flight from London to Manchester to claim a £10,000 prize offered by the Daily Mail.