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SHOWING THE WORLD THE GAS TURBINE: Some of the Key Exhibits in British Military and Civil Aircraft Which Will ..

... medium-sized civil transport conceived as the successor Mro THE VIKING The Viscount is powered by four Rolls-Royce Dart propeller turbine units and provision in the type is also made for fitting Napier Naiad or Armstrong-Siddeley Mamba power units. The standard ...

Published: Saturday 03 September 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1116 | Page: 16, 17 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

THE TIDE of BATTLE ROLLS SOUTH: Aspects fo the Chinese Civil War at the Turn of the Year

... Chinese Com munist wireless at the turn of the year, and there were indeed signs of complete disruption on all fronts in the civil war. Peiping and Tientsin were virtually isolated, while before Nanking the Nationalists, badly cut up in the Pengpu fighting ...

Published: Saturday 08 January 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 318 | Page: 11 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

FROM THE BATTLEFIELDS OF GREECE TO A FREE-FOR-ALL IN NEW YORK: A Survey of the World News in Pictures

... Paul, driving his own jeep, as he arrived in a liberated vt A s August drew to a close signs were not wanting that the i long civil war in Greece was nearly over, and although some Communists escaped across the Albanian border and live to fight another day ...

Published: Saturday 10 September 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1455 | Page: 14, 15, 16 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

FROM THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE WORLD AT LARGE

... the United States, is seen beside his painting based on the masterpiece of Leonardo da Vinci. Cannert painted the work in a new medium called black- light, and completed it just before it left New York, on February 14, to tour cities of the United States ...

Published: Saturday 05 March 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1757 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

THE WORLD'S GREATEST AVIATION SHOW: The British Aircraft Industry Displays its Wares at Farnborough

... better than anything similar i in the United States. From the land of superlatives that is tribute indeed Last week visitors from fifty- eight countries went down to Farnborough, where they saw an array of civil and military aircraft, the result of years ...

Published: Saturday 17 September 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 617 | Page: 12, 13 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

FROM LONDON AND THE PROVINCES

... NEGOTIATING A NEW BILATERAL CIVIL AIR TRANSPORT AGREE MENT The United Kingdom and Canadian delegations in session at Ariel House, London. Those taking part are (right to left) Mr. G. S. Lindgren, M.P., Lord Paken- ham, Minister of Civil Aviation the Hon. Lionel ...

Published: Saturday 06 August 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1204 | Page: 26, 27 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

FROM COPENHAGEN TO TOKYO

... certain Civil Servants in the island. There was a big surprise on the opening day when Mr. R. G. Luxon, a delegate to the Guernsey States, withdrew many of his allegations, stating that he did not question the integrity of present members of the Civil Service ...

Published: Saturday 15 January 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 859 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs 

FROM NEW YORK'S BLIZZARD TO JAIPUR'S HEAT: A Survey of the Foreign News at the Turn of the Year

... Children gazing at the lighhi Christmas-tree on Park Avenue during the snowstorm, which swept the whole of the North-Eastern United States. Right Cars in a Brooklyn street complete shrouded after 20 ins. of snow had fallen. The snowfall was the third heaviest ...

Published: Saturday 01 January 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 920 | Page: 14, 15 | Tags: Graphic  Photographs