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Photographs of Group Captain Douglas Bader in the cockpit of a Shell Petroleum Company plane at Jersey Airport, and of passengers and onlookers surrounding the airliner 'Giffards Bay', possibly G-ACYA, on the beach, a de Havilland Diana, which could carry 14 passengers and two crew. A bus can also be seen advertising 'Go by air to London, Southampton, Portsmouth'.

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Reference L/A/75/A2/AVI/1/9
Date 16 February 1935 - 31 July 1954
Names Giffard's Bay (Aeroplane)
de Havilland Express (Aeroplane)
Jersey Airways Limited
Bader, Douglas, Group Captain
Shell Petroleum Company Limited
Keywords beach landings | Aeroplanes | Planes | Portraits | Aircraft | Buses | passengers | Air Travel
Category L/A-Businesses
Dimensions 2 Photographs
Language English
Level of description File
Creator Jersey Evening Post, The
Access restrictions Closed for preservation. Please view digital image.
Closed until 2100
Subject 9
File number Aviation
Page number Page

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Photographs of Group Captain Douglas Bader in the cockpit of a Shell Petroleum Company plane at Jersey Airport, and of passengers and onlookers surrounding the airliner 'Giffards Bay', possibly G-ACYA, on the beach, a de Havilland Diana, which could carry 14 passengers and two crew. A bus can also be seen advertising 'Go by air to London, Southampton, Portsmouth'.
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