The Year of '48

The years aircraft: Vickers Viscount

Digger's Pictures   Digger and Daughter

Digger's Pictures   Digger with College Staff

A couple of Farnborough college pictures from 1948  Front of building, Back of Building

Class D1 Starting group 1948 and those remaining in 1953 with the holiday snaps of "The Harvest camp 1950"

June 1  British European Airways (BEA) commences the first helicopter air mail service in the United Kingdom.

July 13 – A Bristol Type 170 Freighter makes the first flight of Silver City Airways' air car-ferry service between Lympne, England, and Le Touquet, France

September 6 – A de Havilland DH.108 breaks the sound barrier, the first British aircraft to do so.