A Kick At The Broad Bottoms! I.e. Emancipation Of All The Talents
A Kick At The Broad Bottoms! I.e. Emancipation Of All The Talents, Gillray, James, 1756-1815, Engraver, [london], 1807, King George Iii, His Face Hidden By A Pillar, Grabs The Pigtail Of Lord Grenville, And Holds His Scepter As If Ready To Strike Grenville. Members Of The Government, Including Howick, Holding A Torn Copy Of The Catholic Bill, Ellenborough, Buckingham, Temple, Windham, Moira, Sidmouth And Sheridan, Rush From The Room, Falling On Each Other In The Process. Petty And Erskine Are Sprawled On The Floor. The King Stands In Front Of His Throne Next To Which Is A Bible And A Crown.
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SAI KZ-3 OY-DEB, at London Gatwick, in 1949
SAI KZ-3 OY-DEB, (SAI - Skandinavisk Aero Industri A-S, Denmark), at Gatwick airport in 1949. The SAI KZ III Laerke (Lark) was a Danish light utility aircraft used by the Danish Air Ambulance Service and Danish Air Force, first flown on 11 September 1944, when Denmark was still under German occupation (the Germans permitted an aircraft to be built for Danish Air Ambulance Service use).The aircraft had a high wing and was of mixed construction, with a fabric- and plywood-covered welded steel tube structure. Date: 1949
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Squadron Leader D.S. Don - King's Cup Air Race
Hanworth Aerodrome, King's Cup Air Race. Hawker Tomtit G-AALL, powered by an Armstrong Siddeley Mongoose IIIA, belonging to the then Prince of Wales (Edward VIII), flown by Squadron Leader D.S. Don MVO CO. - G-AALL, which finished eighteenth at an average speed of 123.42 mph. Note that the performance of the Tomtits in the 1930 King's Cup was quite credible due to handicappers over-estimating the performance of the Tomtit. The Vickers Vellore III G-AASW can be seen in the background, whihc was the last aircraft built at Vickers' Crayford factory. Date: 5 July 1930.
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