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Women in Uniform: No. 12. The Civil Air Guard

... the flying helmet and goggles 12s., the neat, smart forage cap, 3s. On the lej arm is ivorn the blue ensign, denoting a civil unit, over the left brea.t pocket appear the much-prized icings when a member has her A licen Autogyros come into the C.A ...

Published: Wednesday 06 September 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 676 | Page: 32, 33 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

Article

... conducted with finished skill by some of the best circus pilots in France. The Private Air Fleet ■T^here is a wide variety of civil types in England that will be -I conscripted in case of emergency. The clubs and individual owners hold between them about ...

Published: Wednesday 06 September 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 425 | Page: 46 | Tags: none

Fashion as it flies ..

... one among the large selection at your disposal In these strange times, fashion depends rather on the uniform of your Civil Defence unit than on the dictat of the Paris couturiers. But there are still a few garments women must have for their off-duty hours ...

Published: Wednesday 13 September 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 354 | Page: 26 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

The Control of the Air

... of the Air By Charles Ward London, September 14th. THE Government has taken over the control of all flying in or over the United Kingdom, and no movements may take place without a permit. Of the foreign companies working in and out of the country, K.L ...

Published: Wednesday 20 September 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 572 | Page: 32 | Tags: Photographs 

National Air Communications

... st. ANOTHER name for civil aviation in war time is National Air Communications, which means what it says-- no more and no less. Its principal work is to main tain essential overseas services and to supply the Government with civil air transport. Empire ...

Published: Wednesday 27 September 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1055 | Page: 32, 34 | Tags: Photographs 

Air Views of the Day: The Home Front

... capacity in the smallest possible space quantity before quality. Civil aviation requires space for passengers and safety rather than speed. Its demand is for quality nothing like the number of civil aircraft have ever been in use in normal times as there are ...

Published: Wednesday 04 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 854 | Page: 32 | Tags: none

The Passing Hour: Wartime Comments and Asides

... for working for his country's freedom. His Foreign Minister, M. Auguste Zaletvski, came to London on a visit last week. The United States and Brazil are among the neutrals who recognise the Polish Government Flying to Watch the War Last week, the fifth ...

Published: Wednesday 18 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1904 | Page: 4, 5 | Tags: Photographs 

An Empire in the Air: Pilots and 'Planes

... other of the Dominions, and, further, an aggressor must know that an assault on Canada from the air or the sea would bring the United States into fine on her side. Optimists who believe that we shall have defeated the Nazis by Christmas and pessimists who ...

Published: Wednesday 18 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 884 | Page: 30, 34 | Tags: Photographs 

The Passing Hour: Wartime Comments and Asides

... so long ago I wrote in these pages about Colonel Lindbergh's broadcast to the United States in which he urged that the Arms Embargo should not be repealed, and that the United States should do nothing whatsoever which might land them on the side of Democracy ...

Published: Wednesday 25 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1863 | Page: 6, 8 | Tags: Photographs 

Air Affairs To-day: The R.A.F. in Action

... this unit alone are working at such pressure that not one is now available for other services. Squadron commanders are advised to make first offers of help to R.A.F. stations, if near enough to render effective service there, or to assist at civil aerodromes ...

Published: Wednesday 25 October 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 793 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs 

The Passing Hour: Wartime Comments and Asides

... them free licences would be small. It has been announced in the House of Commons that soldiers are not posted to combatant units unless they can see reasonably well without spec tacles. This is exactly the opposite of the last war when anyone was accepted ...

Published: Wednesday 29 November 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1948 | Page: 4, 7 | Tags: Photographs 

The Passing Hour: Wartime Comments and Asides

... Soviet hands. She has already been defeated in the race for the Polish oil-wells, and she cannot risk a second defeat. The United States is going to devote the money which Finland pays regularly in discharge of its War Debt for the relief of Finnish refugees ...

Published: Wednesday 13 December 1939
Newspaper: The Bystander
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2022 | Page: 4, 6 | Tags: Photographs