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Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Photo postcard of two Curtiss JN-4 aircraft. The one in the foreground has roundel insignia and number C 696. On the tail is a castle symbol, indicating that this was the training aircraft used by Vernon Castl... more

[biplane?]
[biplane?]
Deseronto Archive Photos

Deseronto Archive Photos

Copy of aerial photograph of Curtiss JN-4 aircraft C187, with a man [Lieutenant Ned Ballough] 'wing walking': standing with his arms on the top of the wing and his feet behind the back of the cockpit. This airc... more

The Wright Brothers' First Heavier-than-air Flight

The Wright Brothers' First Heavier-than-air Flight

Description (December 17, 1903) On December 17, 1903, at 10:30am at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, this airplane arose for a few seconds to make the first powered, heavier-than-air controlled flight in history. Th... more

Dunne, Biplane

Dunne, Biplane

This could be fun. who, where, when, what?..Niall McAuley ( /photos/gnmcauley/ ) was on the ball with this one right from kick off, he quickly identified the "Dunne" as John William Dunne!..Dunne worked initi... more

"Caudron" biplane

"Caudron" biplane

Photograph shows a Caudron G-2 biplane. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

[Three scenes of Harry Houdini as aviator; close-up in Voisin biplane cockpit (1910?); ascending in biplane; flying low]

[Three scenes of Harry Houdini as aviator; close-up in Voisin biplane ...

Title and other information transcribed from caption card and item, with subsequent revisions. "9383 A.S." Ernest L. Jones Collection.

"Sopwith" [Tabloid] biplane

"Sopwith" [Tabloid] biplane

Photograph shows a Sopwith Tabloid biplane. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2012)

Men and early biplane: Kissimmee, Florida

Men and early biplane: Kissimmee, Florida

Local call number: rc07966..Title: [Men and early biplane: Kissimmee, Florida]..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: b&w; 8 x 10 in. ..Date captured: ca. 1910. ..Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida ( h... more

Eugene B. Ely Piloting The First Aircraft Flight In Lethbridge

Eugene B. Ely Piloting The First Aircraft Flight In Lethbridge

July 14, 1911.15 x 11 cm .Black and white photograph..Pilot Eugene B. Ely, in the first flight at Lethbridge. Ely made 2 flights from the Exhibition Grounds using a Curtiss Biplane...Reproductions: 8.6 x 10.5 c... more

Aeroplane on roof at Barrack Street, Waterford

Aeroplane on roof at Barrack Street, Waterford

Thanks to ofarrl ( http://www.flickr.com/photos/33577523@N08/ ) (see comments below), we now have a lot more information about this photo. The crash happened in November 1920 as a "Scout" plane, carrying despa... more

Wright aircraft flown by Howard Gill: Miami, Florida

Wright aircraft flown by Howard Gill: Miami, Florida

Local call number: Rc13078..Title: [Wright aircraft flown by Howard Gill: Miami, Florida]..Publication info: 1911..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: b&w; 8 x 10 in...Series Title: (Reference collection)..General ... more

Curtiss Farnum biplane, aviation field, Wenatchee, Washington, June 3, 1911

Curtiss Farnum biplane, aviation field, Wenatchee, Washington, June 3,...

Man seated on plane, people standing and seated in grandstand.

Army chaplain conducts a service from the cockpit of an aeroplane, France, during World War I

Army chaplain conducts a service from the cockpit of an aeroplane, Fra...

Preaching from a rather unusual form of pulpit, this photograph shows an army chaplain giving a service to the men from the front seat of an aeroplane. The troops are gathered round to listen to the sermon, wit... more

Mr Massey interested in an aeroplane

Mr Massey interested in an aeroplane

William Massey, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, standing beside a biplane parked outside a hangar or shed. Mr Massey is surrounded by a group of men, some uniformed. The man standing directly to his right is... more

Huge German raider brought down in France

Huge German raider brought down in France

Wrecked German aircraft, France, during World War I. This image would have made ideal propaganda material. Official war photographers were allocated to the Western Front by the propaganda office, with a remit t... more

Gun to protect the photographic machine

Gun to protect the photographic machine

Machine gunner in the back of a reconnaissance plane, France, during World War I. The photographic machinery mentioned in the caption is not apparent in this view but the protective gun is. The plane is named '... more

Homeward bound: a scout returning to her aerodrome

Homeward bound: a scout returning to her aerodrome

Plane flying over her aerodrome, France, during World War I. The quality of the light reflected in the puffy but menacing bank of clouds must have been a photographer's delight. The sense of grandeur and achiev... more

Flying Corps men lifting the body of a Boche plane which we brought down

Flying Corps men lifting the body of a Boche plane which we brought do...

Five members of the British Flying Corps are lifting the body of a German fighter plane which has been shot down. The wing section is in the background. The plane has its identifying cross flanked by the letter... more

An accident on Savy Aerodrome during the German offensive in 1918

An accident on Savy Aerodrome during the German offensive in 1918

ID Number: E01882 ..Place made: France: Nord Pas de Calais, Pas de Calais, Savy ..An accident on Savy Aerodrome during the German offensive. A powerful factor in weakening the German thrust across the old ... more

Damaged aeroplanes at an RAF repair depot

Damaged aeroplanes at an RAF repair depot

In this photograph Royal Air Force mechanics are salvaging parts out of wrecked planes. This scene clearly illustrates the considerable variation in types of plane used during the war. It also acts as a reminde... more

One of our planes over the German lines taking observations

One of our planes over the German lines taking observations

British reconnaissance plane flying over enemy lines, in France, during World War I. This innovative photograph of a two-man biplane on a flight over enemy lines was taken by the photographer flying in another ... more

Prime Minister of New Zealand examining a British machine

Prime Minister of New Zealand examining a British machine

William Massey, Prime Minister of New Zealand, being shown a British biplane. Standing next to him, smoking a cigar, is Sir Joseph Ward, Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand. They are surrounded by a small grou... more

British machine which was blown over during the recent gale

British machine which was blown over during the recent gale

Aeroplane blown over during a storm. An aeroplane is lying upside down with considerable visible damage to the nose, wings and struts. Two air crewmen are standing on wooden ladders mending the underneath of th... more

Our flying men at work on a Boche plane

Our flying men at work on a Boche plane

Five members of the Royal Flying Corps are examining the body section of a two-seater German fighter plane. The plane has a machine gun mounting in front of the forward cockpit. The sleeve badge of 'Royal Flyin... more

H.M. the King of Montenegro watches an aeroplane flight

H.M. the King of Montenegro watches an aeroplane flight

King Nikola I Petrovich of Montenegro (1860-1918) has been photographed by John Warwick Brooke standing with two officers beside a small fighter plane. The pilot stands near the propeller. Another group of men ... more

Damaged aeroplane arriving at an R.A.F.Depot for examination and repair

Damaged aeroplane arriving at an R.A.F.Depot for examination and repai...

This photograph shows a crane loading a wrecked aeroplane on a lorry. The rudder of the plane is painted with three vertical stripes, which would have been red, white and blue. This replaced the Union Flag on p... more

Captured German aeroplane

Captured German aeroplane

German aeroplane, France. A wingless German aeroplane has been loaded on to a trailer and is now being towed away. You can see where the nose of the plane is missing. ..Scenes such as this were commonly used as... more

C.O. with pilot and observer referring  to photos and maps prior to setting out for the German lines

C.O. with pilot and observer referring to photos and maps prior to se...

Fighter pilot and Commanding Officer checking a map, in France, during World War I. Standing in front of his two-seater biplane, this pilot refers to a map reference with the Commanding Officer of his company. ... more

R.A.F. men with their pet rabbits at a Squadron near the lines

R.A.F. men with their pet rabbits at a Squadron near the lines

RAF men showing off their pet rabbits, France, during World War I. Lying underneath the fuselage of an aeroplane, these three RAF men parade their pet rabbits for the cameras inspection. Well known for their fo... more

Our aeroplanes making a flight over the German lines to take observation of the enemy's movements

Our aeroplanes making a flight over the German lines to take observati...

British plane on a reconnaissance flight, in France, during World War I. This exciting and innovative photograph shows another British biplane on a reconnaissance flight high over German territory. Such is the ... more

Immense R.A.F. machine being tuned up before starting off for Germany with a load of bomb

Immense R.A.F. machine being tuned up before starting off for Germany ...

R.A.F. bomber being tuned, France, during World War I. The size of these machines is conveyed by the perspective in the photograph. The men working on the body of the machine are dwarfed and the wing sweeping a... more

Newly captured German machine at a Flying Corps depot near the front

Newly captured German machine at a Flying Corps depot near the front

Captured German fighter plane with some Flying Corps members, France. This photograph was taken at a Royal Flying Corps base near the front line on the Western Front, and shows a recently captured German fighte... more

Dismantling an aeroplane, during World War I

Dismantling an aeroplane, during World War I

A few soldiers gather round an aeroplane. Three of them are looking at the cockpit, while three others perch near the tail. According to the original caption, these men are dismantling the plane. There are no w... more

Aviatrix Ruth Law and Mrs. Robert Goelet in model "B" Wright airplane: Daytona Beach, Florida

Aviatrix Ruth Law and Mrs. Robert Goelet in model "B" Wright airplane:...

Local call number: Rc07964..Title: [Aviatrix Ruth Law and Mrs. Robert Goelet in model "B" Wright airplane: Daytona Beach, Florida]..Publication info: 1914..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: b&w; 8 x 10 in...Serie... more

Cheery pilot and observer with their mascot pup ready for a flight over the German lines

Cheery pilot and observer with their mascot pup ready for a flight ove...

Pilot and observer inside the cockpit of a two-man biplane, in France, during World War I. Holding up the regimental mascot of a pet dog and with big smiles on their faces, a pilot and an observer are pictured ... more

Queen interested in an aeroplane

Queen interested in an aeroplane

Queen Mary inspecting a biplane, France, during World War I. Queen Mary (1867-1953) is standing in front of a biplane talking with two officers whilst looking at it. In the background stands more officers and e... more

Immense R.A.F. machine ready to start with its load of bombs for Germany

Immense R.A.F. machine ready to start with its load of bombs for Germa...

R.A.F. planes being loaded with munitions, France, during World War I. The people involved in this scene are all engrossed in their activities and as a result unaware of the camera. The size and power of these ... more

Aeroplane which landed on a house through engine trouble

Aeroplane which landed on a house through engine trouble

Aeroplane on a roof, Western Front, during World War I. This photograph of an aeroplane which has crash-landed on the roof of a building is a dramatic illustration of the flimsy nature of the early fighter plan... more

Brought down German aeroplane

Brought down German aeroplane

A badly damaged German biplane. Although it has been 'brought down', it appears that the pilot has managed to land the plane safely despite the damage. There is no sign of a pilot, however, in this photograph..... more

Captured German aeroplane

Captured German aeroplane

A captured German aeroplane. It has been strapped onto a trailer. Sitting on the trailer alongside the aeroplane are five soldiers. Directly in front of the aeroplane is a canvas-topped truck. Both are parked o... more

He is fond of flying

He is fond of flying

R.A.F. Squadron's fox mascot, France, during World War I. The fox is sitting in a plane's cockpit. ..Regimental, barrack or group mascots were popular amongst soldiers during this period. They gave the group a... more

Captured German aeroplane

Captured German aeroplane

A wingless German aeroplane is loaded on to a trailer and strapped down. It still has its original painted insignia and number. Two soldiers are standing behind the plane inspecting it. ..Scenes such as this we... more

Captured Boche plane on its way to one of our aviation depots

Captured Boche plane on its way to one of our aviation depots

Six uniformed men in overcoats sit on the edge of a trailer. Strapped to the trailer is a captured German aeroplane, painted with the number '8'. The wings have either been detached for transporting or damaged ... more

Slight mishap to one of our machines

Slight mishap to one of our machines

British aeroplane near Boesinghe, Belgium. This image shows a British aeroplane in a ditch by the roadside, near Boesinghe. It is impossible to tell from this photograph whether it has crash-landed or has had d... more

Dug-outs for aeroplanes

Dug-outs for aeroplanes

R.A.F. aircraft dugouts, France, during World War I. This rather odd contraption on the left of the photograph is, according to the attached caption, the entrance-way to an aircraft dugout. Aircraft bases, alth... more

Pilots in a R.A.F. squadron: an American, Canadian, New Zealander, Englishman and South African

Pilots in a R.A.F. squadron: an American, Canadian, New Zealander, Eng...

Multi-national pilots consulting a chart, France, during World War I. Five young airmen are leaning up against the tail of their plane, looking at a map which they have balanced on the tail. They are all wearin... more

Queen visits an aerodrome

Queen visits an aerodrome

A row of biplanes are lined up at right-angles to a hangar and a man stands to attention at the side of each one of them. Queen Mary (1867-1953) is walking at the front of the picture with two officers. More of... more

Bringing in a slightly wrecked aeroplane across captured ground

Bringing in a slightly wrecked aeroplane across captured ground

Wrecked aeroplane on a transport lorry, during World War I. The caption that matches this scene claims that this area has been recently captured and the suggestion is that this wrecked aeroplane was involved in... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Captain Charles C Matheson and Lieutenant C R Fenwicke

Captain Charles C Matheson and Lieutenant C R Fenwicke

ID Number: P01457.001 ..Captain Charles C Matheson (left) and Lieutenant C R Fenwicke, both of No. 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC) beside their RE8 aircraft. ..Rights Info: No known copyright restr... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

First aviator class at the Naval Air Station: Pensacola, Florida

First aviator class at the Naval Air Station: Pensacola, Florida

Local call number: rc06192..Title: [First aviator class at the Naval Air Station: Pensacola, Florida]..Physical descrip: 1 photoprint: b&w 8 x 10 in. ..Date captured: 1915. ..Personal note: Standing (L-R): Robe... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

George A. Gray and wife in their Wright airplane: Ormond Beach, Florida

George A. Gray and wife in their Wright airplane: Ormond Beach, Florid...

Local call number: N027960..Title: [George A. Gray and wife in their Wright airplane: Ormond Beach, Florida]..Publication info: 1915..Physical descrip: 1.photonegative: b&w; 4 x 5 in...Series Title: (General co... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

Netherlands Institute of Military History Photo

More images from the collection of the Netherlands Institute of Military History are to be found at:..Voor meer beelden uit de collectie van het Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie kijk op:..nimh-beeld... more