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Landing Ground Collection

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Runway Perspective, 1941, (1944). Creator: Eric Ravilious

Runway Perspective, 1941, (1944). Creator: Eric Ravilious
Runway Perspective, 1941, (1944). RAF Spitfires at a British airfield during the Second World War. Painting in the Imperial War Museum, London. From " Britain In The Air", by Nigel Tangye

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Ward says good by [i.e. goodbye] to Gen. Grant, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Ward says good by [i.e. goodbye] to Gen. Grant, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Ward says good by [i.e. goodbye] to Gen. Grant, 1911. Shows aviator James J. Ward in New York at the start of the Hearst Transcontinental Flight

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Earle Ovington & wife, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service

Earle Ovington & wife, 1911. Creator: Bain News Service
Earle Ovington & wife, 1911. Shows aviator Earle Lewis Ovington (1877-1839) with his wife Adelaide. Possibly taken in New York at start of the Hearst Transcontinental Flight

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Mrs. Payne Whitney with unidentified gentleman seated on flying field of aviation meet, 1910

Mrs. Payne Whitney with unidentified gentleman seated on flying field of aviation meet, 1910

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Army aeroplane - war games Lt. Geiger, 8/10/12, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service

Army aeroplane - war games Lt. Geiger, 8/10/12, 1912. Creator: Bain News Service
Army aeroplane - war games Lt. Geiger, 8/10/12, 1912. Shows Lieutenant Harold E. Geiger, a pioneer aviator

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Lufberry at Guynemer Memorial, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Lufberry at Guynemer Memorial, 1917 or 1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Lufberry at Guynemer Memorial, 1917 or 1918. Fighter pilot Gervais Raoul Lufbery (1885-1918) who served in French Air Force and U.S. Army Air Service during World War I

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Observation balloon, U.S.A. 9 Dec 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Observation balloon, U.S.A. 9 Dec 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Observation balloon, U.S.A. 9 Dec 1917 (date created or published later). An observation balloon ready to be launched over German trenches in Europe in World War I

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Dayton flying field, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service

Dayton flying field, 1917. Creator: Bain News Service
Dayton flying field, 1917 (date created or published later). Aviation students at the Wilbur Wright Aviation camp at Wilbur Wright Field, near Riverside, Ohio, during World War I

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Aviator officer of Germany, Dec 1914. Creator: Bain News Service

Aviator officer of Germany, Dec 1914. Creator: Bain News Service
Aviator officer of Germany, Dec 1914 (date created or published later). German officers with aviator and airplane during World War I

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Capt. Berthaut and Capt. Hoppe [i.e. Happe], between c1914 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service

Capt. Berthaut and Capt. Hoppe [i.e. Happe], between c1914 and c1918. Creator: Bain News Service
Capt. Berthaut and Capt. Hoppe [i.e. Happe], between c1914 and c1918. Captain Maurice Happe, a French pilot of the Escadrille MF25 during World War I

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: German guarding wrecked aeroplane, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service

German guarding wrecked aeroplane, between 1914 and c1915. Creator: Bain News Service
German guarding wrecked aeroplane, between 1914 and c1915. A German soldier guarding the wreck of an airplane during World War I

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; Deux 'poilus' de l'air; Raoul Lufbery, pilote dans l'aviation francaise, 1918

Combat Aerien; Deux "poilus" de l'air; Raoul Lufbery, pilote dans l'aviation francaise, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; Deux 'poilus' de l'air; Le monoplan de Vedrines; a gauche, Vendrines... 1918

Combat Aerien; Deux "poilus" de l'air; Le monoplan de Vedrines; a gauche, Vendrines... 1918
Combat Aerien; Deux "poilus" de l'air; Le monoplan de Vedrines; a gauche, Vendrines recevant ses instructions d'un capitaine, avant le depart, 1918

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; Parmi les forces alliees aerienes; Montage d'areoplanes repares dans un

Combat Aerien; Parmi les forces alliees aerienes; Montage d'areoplanes repares dans un... 1917-18 Creator: Unknown
Combat Aerien; Parmi les forces alliees aerienes; Montage d'areoplanes repares dans un atelier de parc d'armee; le service des reparations etait peut-etre le plus parfait de toute la

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; Parmi les forces alliees aerienes; L 'as' belge Willy Coppens, 1918. Creator: Unknown

Combat Aerien; Parmi les forces alliees aerienes; L "as" belge Willy Coppens, 1918. Creator: Unknown
Combat Aerien; Parmi les forces alliees aerienes; L "as" belge Willy Coppens, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; en escadre; depart d'une escadre; trois escadrilles sont deja formees... 1918

Combat Aerien; en escadre; depart d'une escadre; trois escadrilles sont deja formees... 1918
Combat Aerien; en escadre; depart d'une escadre; trois escadrilles sont deja formees en l'air et evoluent tandis que d'autres avions decollent, 1918

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; 'Au Nom De Guynemer…..'; sur le terrain d'ou Guynemer s'envola... 1917

Combat Aerien; "Au Nom De Guynemer….."; sur le terrain d'ou Guynemer s'envola... 1917
Combat Aerien; "Au Nom De Guynemer....."; sur le terrain d'ou Guynemer s'envola pour la derniere fois, le general Anthoine, commandant la 1re armee, lui adresse un supreme adieu

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; Guynemer, sergent, photographie avec le capitaine Brocard... 1916. Creator: Unknown

Combat Aerien; Guynemer, sergent, photographie avec le capitaine Brocard... 1916. Creator: Unknown
Combat Aerien; Guynemer, sergent, photographie avec le capitaine Brocard, le 5 fevrier 1916, apres sa 5me victoire, 1916. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; Retree d'Spad qui a atterri loin des hangars, a l'autre extremite... 1918

Combat Aerien; Retree d'Spad qui a atterri loin des hangars, a l'autre extremite... 1918
Combat Aerien; Retree d'Spad qui a atterri loin des hangars, a l'autre extremite du terrain couvert de neige, 1918

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Combat Aerien; Devant les hangars d, une escadrille de chasse, 1918. Creator: Francois Flameng

Combat Aerien; Devant les hangars d, une escadrille de chasse, 1918. Creator: Francois Flameng
Combat Aerien; Devant les hangars d, une escadrille de chasse, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Notre Aviation de Guerre; Au 'centre de perfectionnement'; un renversement un peu... 1918

Notre Aviation de Guerre; Au "centre de perfectionnement"; un renversement un peu... 1918
Notre Aviation de Guerre; Au "centre de perfectionnement"; un renversement un peu pres du sol, 1918. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Sur le Terrain d'une Escadrille en Hiver; depart d'avions Breguet pour une reconnaissance

Sur le Terrain d'une Escadrille en Hiver; depart d'avions Breguet pour une reconnaissance a longue distance; au fond, un appareil prend son vol, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Nocturne; preparatifs de depart pour un bombardement de nuit, 1916. Creator: Unknown

Nocturne; preparatifs de depart pour un bombardement de nuit, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Nocturne; preparatifs de depart pour un bombardement de nuit, 1916. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Le Drapeau de L'Aviation; Le dradeau de l'aviation porte par Guyemer, alors sous... 1916

Le Drapeau de L'Aviation; Le dradeau de l'aviation porte par Guyemer, alors sous... 1916. Creator: Unknown
Le Drapeau de L'Aviation; Le dradeau de l'aviation porte par Guyemer, alors sous_lieutenant, apres sa remise au premier groupe de l'arme, le 13 mai 1916, a Longvic, pres de Dijon, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: L'aviation Russe; un avion geant Russe du type 'Ilya Mourometz', 1915. Creator: Unknown

L'aviation Russe; un avion geant Russe du type "Ilya Mourometz", 1915. Creator: Unknown
L'aviation Russe; un avion geant Russe du type "Ilya Mourometz", 1915. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Chez nos allies Belges; Des aviateurs belges recoivent la visite et les felicitations... 1915

Chez nos allies Belges; Des aviateurs belges recoivent la visite et les felicitations... 1915. Creator: Unknown
Chez nos allies Belges; Des aviateurs belges recoivent la visite et les felicitations de la reine Elisabeth, 1915. From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume 2" [L'Illustration

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown

Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown
Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafen; Le general Thevenet, gouverneur de Belfort, felicite les aviateurs anglais apres leur avoir remis la croix de la Legion

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown

Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown
Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafen; Au retour; l'appareil du lieutenant S. V. Sippe est retre dans le grand hangar des dirigeables a Belfort, 1914

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown

Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown
Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafen; Au depart; l'aviateur E. F. Briggs, qui devait tomber aux mains de l'ennemi, monte dans son appareil, 1914

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown

Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafe... 1914. Creator: Unknown
Ceux de l'air et ceux de la route; Un raid Anglais sur Friedrichshafen; Le depart de Belfort des aviateurs anglais Badington, Briggs et Sippe qui, le 21 novembre 1914

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Curtiss Airplane Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Curtiss Airplane - Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Curtiss Airplane - Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Curtiss Airplane - Tests And Demonstrations; Twin Engine Biplane, Potomac Park, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Les premiers contingents Franco-Anglais a Salonique; Les equipages de l'intendance, 1915 (1924)

Les premiers contingents Franco-Anglais a Salonique; Les equipages de l'intendance, 1915 (1924). Creator: Unknown
Les premiers contingents Franco-Anglais a Salonique; Les equipages de l'intendance, 1915 (1924). From "L'Album de la Guerre 1914-1919, Volume I" [L'Illustration, Paris, 1924]

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Aviateurs; Une visite de Gabriele d'Annunzio aux aviateurs francais de Venise, 1916

Aviateurs; Une visite de Gabriele d'Annunzio aux aviateurs francais de Venise, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Aviateurs; Une visite de Gabriele d'Annunzio aux aviateurs francais de Venise: le poete, ayant a sa droite le consul de France, est entoure des pilotes de l'escadrille de chasse de Nieuport

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Le general Sarrail en Aeroplane, 1916. Creator: Unknown

Le general Sarrail en Aeroplane, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Le general Sarrail en Aeroplane; le general Sarrail a pris la place de l'observateur sur un des biplans de ses escadrilles, 1916. From "Collection de la Guerre IV

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Le general Sarrail en Aeroplane; Avant le depart, 1916. Creator: Unknown

Le general Sarrail en Aeroplane; Avant le depart, 1916. Creator: Unknown
Le general Sarrail en Aeroplane; Avant le depart: le chef de l'armee d'Orient donne ses instructions a l'officier aviateur qui va conduire au-dessus des lignes ennemies, 1916

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Army Aviation, College Park Aviation Field - Wright Brothers Plane, Wrecked, 1911

Army Aviation, College Park Aviation Field - Wright Brothers Plane, Wrecked, 1911. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Army Aviation, College Park Aviation Field - Wright Brothers Plane, Wrecked, 1911. [Early test flights in Maryland]

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Allied Aircraft - Demonstration At Polo Grounds; Col. Charles E. Lee, British Aviator... 1917

Allied Aircraft - Demonstration At Polo Grounds; Col. Charles E. Lee, British Aviator... 1917. Creator: Harris & Ewing
Allied Aircraft - Demonstration At Polo Grounds; Col. Charles E. Lee, British Aviator, with Avro Training Plane Designed By A.V. Roe of England, 1917

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Naming an American Bomber, 6 July 1944, (1947). Creator: Unknown

Naming an American Bomber, 6 July 1944, (1947). Creator: Unknown
Naming an American Bomber, 6 July 1944, (1947). King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with daughter Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) at a bomber station of the USAAF

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: At a Bomber Command Station, 5 July 1944, (1947). Creator: Unknown

At a Bomber Command Station, 5 July 1944, (1947). Creator: Unknown
At a Bomber Command Station, 5 July 1944, (1947). King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with daughter Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II)

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Wright Flights, Fort Myer, Va, July 1909 - First Army Flights; View of Wright Plane, 1909 July

Wright Flights, Fort Myer, Va, July 1909 - First Army Flights; View of Wright Plane, 1909 July
Wright Flights, Fort Myer, Virginia, July 1909 - First Army Flights; View of Wright Plane, 1909 July. [The Wright brothers conducted test flights at Fort Myer after the U.S

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: An Aerodrome in 1918, (1944). Creator: Sir John Lavery

An Aerodrome in 1918, (1944). Creator: Sir John Lavery
An Aerodrome in 1918, (1944). British biplanes in the air over an airfield during the First World War. From " Britain In The Air", by Nigel Tangye. [Collins, London, 1944]

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Imperial Airways Handley-Page HP 42 biplane Hanno, Gwadar, Baluchistan, c1931-c1940 (1946)

Imperial Airways Handley-Page HP 42 biplane Hanno, Gwadar, Baluchistan, c1931-c1940 (1946). By 1929, Imperial Airways Ltd. had pushed their regular weekly service from Great Britain to India

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Refuelling and re-arming Spitfire fighters, Malta, World War II, 1942 (1944). Creator: Unknown

Refuelling and re-arming Spitfire fighters, Malta, World War II, 1942 (1944). Creator: Unknown
Refuelling and re-arming Spitfire fighters, Malta, World War II, 1942 (1944). Each to his Station. - While the pilot waits, soldiers and airmen refuel and reammunition his Spitfire in its pen

Background imageLanding Ground Collection: Marine lieutenant with the towing plane for the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S. C. 1942

Marine lieutenant with the towing plane for the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S. C. 1942
Marine lieutenant with the towing plane for the gliders at Page Field, Parris Island, S.C



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