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Stafford Pageant and RAF Stafford

The RAF Stafford Pageant Float with a Gazelle HT3 helicopter is pictured in the Market Square, Stafford, celebrating the 50th anniversary for the RAF at Stafford. The building in the background is the ...

Supermarine S-5

The S-5 seaplane was designed by North Staffordshire-born Reginald Mitchell (1895-1937). It was built for speed and Mitchell’s intention was to win the Schneider Trophy. This was awarded for speed ...

Sydney Pickles & Bleriot monoplane at Burton

At the 1913 aviation meeting in Burton, Sydney Pickles won the prize for achieving the greatest altitude, 6,100 feet.

The Spitfire, Bethesda Street, Hanley

The temporary display "greenhouse" for the Mk XVI Spitfire under construction in early 1972. This Spitfire RW 388 was designed by R J Mitchell and served with the RAF towards the end of the Second World ...

The Spitfire, Bethesda Street, Hanley

The temporary "greenhouse" being built to house the Spitfire RW 388 outside the Potteries Museum and Art Gallery in Bethesda Street. This aircraft was manufactured in Castle Bromwich in 1945. Mounted ...

TSO Course at RAF Stafford

Among those attending the TSO (Tactical Supply Operators) Course 03/01, which took place on 23 September to 26 October 2001, are: Flt Lt Kingsman, Sgt Campell, SAC(W) Burnton, SAC Doull, SAC Duke, SAC ...

USAAF aircrew, Yarnfield

USAAF aircrew with Mr Cyril Harrison, Barclays Bank manager at Stone, who died in 1945, not long after this photograph was taken. United States Army Air Force personnel were based at transit camps in ...

West Cannock No 5 Pit

AAn aerial view of West Cannock No 5 Pit and the causeway across Rising Brook valley, between Hednesford and Rugeley on Cannock Chase coal mine. A ballon advertising Staffordshire Building Society can ...