Sunday, January 27, 2013

Three in One

The pilot:
Squadron Leader F.R.D. Swain is helped into his high altitude pressure helmet infront of his charge, the Bristol Type 138A, K4879, Farnborough, 10 September 1936.

The suit:

The aeroplane:
The Bristol Type 138A, K4879, shows its side profile in the air to the 'Flight' photographer, Farnborough, 10th September 1936.

Via Flight Archive


Hanny said...

How high did he take her?

Lord K said...

51,000 ft (15,440 m).