Blackpool Aviation Week
Blackpool, UK, October 18th - 24th 1909

Books and magazines:

  • Chris Aspin "Dizzy Heights - The Story of Lancashire's First Flying Men" (1987, ISBN 978-0-906881-04-0)

Web resources:

Five-minute video of Rougier and Farman flying at Blackpool (www.britishpathe.com)

Illustration sources:


The events
(1) "Flight"
(2) "La Vie au Grand Air"
(3) www.britishpathe.com
(4) "The Aero"
(5) Postcard (G 79)
(6) "Icare" No. 222

The venue
(1) Postcard "The Advance Series", A P. Co. B.
(2) Postcard (G 79)
(3) "L'AĆ©rophile"
(4) "The Illustrated London News"
(5) "Illustrierte Aeronautische Mitteilungen"

The planes
(1) "The Aero"
(2) Postcard (G 79)
(3) alasvirtuales.blogspot.se
(4) Unknown
(5) "Dizzy Heights - The Story of Lancashire's First Flying Men"
(6) Leonard E. Opdycke "French Aeroplanes Before the Great War"