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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/index.html Flightglobal Archive].
 
 
:The website states “The Flightglobal Archive invites you to explore 100 years of aviation history as it appeared in the original pages of ''Flight Magazine'' from 1909-2005”.  There is a search facility.
 
 
:Examples of articles relevant to India include:
 
:*[http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1911/1911%20-%200356.html "Flying In India", 22 April 1911]
 
:*[http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1912/1912%20-%201018.html  "Aviation in India", 9 November 1912, page 1018], [http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1912/1912%20-%201019.html 1019], [http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1912/1912%20-%201020.html 1020]. Alternatively, after the first page, locate the next page on the left hand side of the screen and click on it, but at times it may be difficult to locate the correct page.
 
:*[http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1919/1919%20-%200777.html "Aviation as Affecting India", 12 June 1919, page 777], [http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1919/1919%20-%200778.html, 778], [http://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1919/1919%20-%200779.html, 779]
 
 
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20171119055941/http://www.studygroup.org.uk/Articles/Content/THE%20WORLD.html  "The World's First Official Post By Aeroplane Allahabad, India, Saturday 18th February 1911"] by Ken Harman www.studygroup.org, now an archived webpage.
 
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20171119055941/http://www.studygroup.org.uk/Articles/Content/THE%20WORLD.html  "The World's First Official Post By Aeroplane Allahabad, India, Saturday 18th February 1911"] by Ken Harman www.studygroup.org, now an archived webpage.
 
*[http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-when-the-first-british-airways-flight-landed-in-india-2019729 "When the first British Airways flight landed in India"] by Shahkar Abidi, 19 September 2014 dnaindia.com. Retrieved 20 September 2014. The first commercial flight was in 1929.
 
*[http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-when-the-first-british-airways-flight-landed-in-india-2019729 "When the first British Airways flight landed in India"] by Shahkar Abidi, 19 September 2014 dnaindia.com. Retrieved 20 September 2014. The first commercial flight was in 1929.
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===Historical books online===
 
===Historical books online===
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*[https://archive.org/details/Flight_International_Magazine?sort=titleSorter ''Flight International Magazine''] Collection at Archive.org, which is Searchable as a Collection. ''Flight International'' (or ''Flight'') is a global aerospace weekly publication produced in the UK. Founded in 1909 as "A Journal devoted to the Interests, Practice, and Progress of Aerial Locomotion and Transport". It is the world's oldest continuously published aviation news magazine. Online volumes from 1909 to 1935. Missing January-June 1933.
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:Examples of articles relevant to India include:
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:*[https://archive.org/details/Flight_International_Magazine_1911-04-22-pdf/page/n13/mode/1up "Flying In India", 22 April 1911]
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:*[https://archive.org/details/Flight_International_Magazine_1912-11-09-pdf/page/n5/mode/2up "Aviation in India", 9 November 1912, pages 1018-1020]
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:*[https://archive.org/details/Flight_International_Magazine_1919-06-12-pdf/page/n21/mode/2up "Aviation as Affecting India", 12 June 1919, pages 777-779]
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:An Archive of online volumes to 2005 was previously available on the [https://www.flightglobal.com/flight-international/flight-magazine-archive FlightGlobal] website until the introduction of a new website format c 11 December 2019. It is stated that it will return, but is not available currently (26 March 2020).
 
*[http://jramc.bmj.com/content/65/3/197.full.pdf "E Pericoloso Sporgersi: Jodhpur to Croydon"]  by  Major-General D. S. Skelton  ''Journal of the  Royal Army Medical Corps'' 1935;65:3 pages 197-207. Diary of a flight from Jodhpur to London, via Karachi and the Middle East, including cost details.
 
*[http://jramc.bmj.com/content/65/3/197.full.pdf "E Pericoloso Sporgersi: Jodhpur to Croydon"]  by  Major-General D. S. Skelton  ''Journal of the  Royal Army Medical Corps'' 1935;65:3 pages 197-207. Diary of a flight from Jodhpur to London, via Karachi and the Middle East, including cost details.
 
*[https://digitallib.stou.ac.th/handle/6625047444/1752 ''Chariots of the Air''] by Harold Keates Hales  1936. Link to a series of pdf downloads,  STOU Digital Repository Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand. Description of an air line trip from England to the East Indies and back. Note, website has been noticed to be unavailable at times. Possibly may be open only during "office hours".
 
*[https://digitallib.stou.ac.th/handle/6625047444/1752 ''Chariots of the Air''] by Harold Keates Hales  1936. Link to a series of pdf downloads,  STOU Digital Repository Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand. Description of an air line trip from England to the East Indies and back. Note, website has been noticed to be unavailable at times. Possibly may be open only during "office hours".

Latest revision as of 22:54, 25 March 2020

Also see

Aviation histories

  • Indian Airways by Stephen H Smith (Stephen Hector). A work in three volumes published 1926-1930 detailing the first and special flights within and through India up to March 1930. Available at the British Library: UIN: BLL01003423426
The World Flier’s Danger Zone by Stephen H. Smith. 1927. Covers the hazards of mail flights south east from Calcutta across the Bay of Bengal to Burma and Thailand. Available at the British Library: 2nd edition 1927 UIN: BLL01003423427
For more details of Stephen H Smith, see Postal Service.

External links

Historical books online

  • Flight International Magazine Collection at Archive.org, which is Searchable as a Collection. Flight International (or Flight) is a global aerospace weekly publication produced in the UK. Founded in 1909 as "A Journal devoted to the Interests, Practice, and Progress of Aerial Locomotion and Transport". It is the world's oldest continuously published aviation news magazine. Online volumes from 1909 to 1935. Missing January-June 1933.
Examples of articles relevant to India include:
An Archive of online volumes to 2005 was previously available on the FlightGlobal website until the introduction of a new website format c 11 December 2019. It is stated that it will return, but is not available currently (26 March 2020).
  • "E Pericoloso Sporgersi: Jodhpur to Croydon" by Major-General D. S. Skelton Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps 1935;65:3 pages 197-207. Diary of a flight from Jodhpur to London, via Karachi and the Middle East, including cost details.
  • Chariots of the Air by Harold Keates Hales 1936. Link to a series of pdf downloads, STOU Digital Repository Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University, Thailand. Description of an air line trip from England to the East Indies and back. Note, website has been noticed to be unavailable at times. Possibly may be open only during "office hours".