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Percival Vega Gull

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The Percival Vega Gull was a 1930s British, four-seater touring aircraft built by Percival Aircraft Limited. [1]

48 relations: Admiralty, Air attaché, Air Ministry, Air-Britain, Alex Henshaw, Amy Johnson, Argentine Air Force, Belgian Air Component, Berlin, Beryl Markham, Buenos Aires, C. W. A. Scott, Conventional landing gear, De Havilland Gipsy Six, Edgar Percival, England, Flap (aeronautics), Fleet Air Arm, Governor-General's Flight RAAF, Gravesend, Hunting Aircraft, Iraqi Air Force, Jim Mollison, Johannesburg, Lisbon, List of aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm, List of aircraft of the Royal Air Force, List of aircraft of World War II, Luftwaffe, Luton, Luton Airport, Messerschmitt Bf 108, Miles Messenger, Monoplane, No. 24 Squadron RAF, No. 42 Squadron RNZAF, Percival Gull, Percival Proctor, Portsmouth, Royal Air Force, Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Navy, Royal New Zealand Air Force, South Africa, The Schlesinger African Air Race, United Kingdom, World War II, 1935 in aviation.

Admiralty

The Admiralty, originally known as the Office of the Admiralty and Marine Affairs, was the government department responsible for the command of the Royal Navy firstly in the Kingdom of England, secondly in the Kingdom of Great Britain, and from 1801 to 1964, the United Kingdom and former British Empire.

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Air attaché

An air attaché is an Air Force officer who is part of a diplomatic mission; this post is normally filled by a high-ranking officer.

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Air Ministry

The Air Ministry was a department of the Government of the United Kingdom with the responsibility of managing the affairs of the Royal Air Force, that existed from 1918 to 1964.

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Air-Britain

Air-Britain, traditionally sub-titled "The International Association of Aviation Enthusiasts", is a non-profit aviation society founded in July 1948.

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Alex Henshaw

Alexander Adolphus Dumfries Henshaw, (7 November 1912 – 24 February 2007) was a British air racer in the 1930s and a test pilot for Vickers Armstrong during the Second World War.

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Amy Johnson

Amy Johnson (1 July 1903 – 5 January 1941) was a pioneering English aviator who was the first female pilot to fly alone from Britain to Australia.

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Argentine Air Force

The Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina, or simply FAA) is the national aviation branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic.

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Belgian Air Component

The Belgian Air Component (Luchtcomponent, Composante air) is the air arm of the Belgian Armed Forces, and until January 2002 it was officially known as the Belgian Air Force (Belgische Luchtmacht; Force aérienne belge).

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.

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Beryl Markham

Beryl Markham (née Clutterbuck; 26 October 1902 – 3 August 1986) was a British-born Kenyan aviator (one of the first bush pilots), adventurer, racehorse trainer and author.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.

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C. W. A. Scott

Flight Lieutenant Charles William Anderson Scott, AFC (13 February 1903 – 15 April 1946) was an English aviator, best known for winning the MacRobertson Air Race in 1934.

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Conventional landing gear

Conventional landing gear, or tailwheel-type landing gear, is an aircraft undercarriage consisting of two main wheels forward of the center of gravity and a small wheel or skid to support the tail.

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De Havilland Gipsy Six

The de Havilland Gipsy Six is a British six-cylinder, air-cooled, inverted inline piston engine developed for aircraft use in the 1930s.

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Edgar Percival

Edgar Wikner Percival (23 February 1897 – 21 January 1984) was a noted Australian aircraft designer and pilot whose aircraft were distinguished by speed and grace.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Flap (aeronautics)

Flaps are a type of high-lift device used to increase the lift of an aircraft wing at a given airspeed.

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Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm (FAA) is the branch of the British Royal Navy responsible for the operation of naval aircraft.

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Governor-General's Flight RAAF

The Governor-General's Flight was a Royal Australian Air Force transport unit.

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Gravesend

Gravesend is an ancient town in northwest Kent, England, situated 21 miles (35 km) east-southeast of Charing Cross (central London) on the south bank of the Thames Estuary and opposite Tilbury in Essex.

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Hunting Aircraft

Hunting Aircraft was a British aircraft manufacturer, that produced light training aircraft and the initial design that would evolve into the BAC 1-11 jet airliner.

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Iraqi Air Force

The Iraqi Air Force (IQAF or IrAF; Arabic: القوات الجوية العراقية, Al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Iraqiya) is the aerial warfare service branch of the Iraqi Armed Forces, responsible for the policing of international borders and surveillance of national assets.

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Jim Mollison

James Allan Mollison MBE (19 April 1905 – 30 October 1959) was a Scottish pioneer aviator who, flying solo or with his wife, Amy Johnson, set many records during the rapid development of aviation in the 1930s.

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Joburg and Egoli) is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.

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Lisbon

Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.

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List of aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm

This is a list of aircraft of the Fleet Air Arm (FAA).

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List of aircraft of the Royal Air Force

Many aircraft types have served in the British Royal Air Force since its formation in April 1918 from the merger of the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service.

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List of aircraft of World War II

The List of aircraft of World War II includes all the aircraft used by those countries, which were at war during World War II from the period between their joining the conflict and the conflict ending for them.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Luton

Luton is a large town in Bedfordshire, England, Luton east of Aylesbury, west of Stevenage, northwest of London, and southeast of Milton Keynes.

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Luton Airport

London Luton Airport, previously called Luton International Airport, is an international airport located east of the town centre in the Borough of Luton in Bedfordshire, England, and is north of Central London.

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Messerschmitt Bf 108

The Messerschmitt Bf 108 Taifun was a German single-engine sport and touring aircraft, developed by Bayerische Flugzeugwerke in the 1930s.

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Miles Messenger

The Miles M.38 Messenger is a British four-seat liaison and private owner aircraft built by Miles Aircraft.

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Monoplane

A monoplane is a fixed-wing aircraft with a single main wing plane, in contrast to a biplane or other multiplane, each of which has multiple planes.

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No. 24 Squadron RAF

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No. 42 Squadron RNZAF

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Percival Gull

The Percival Gull was a British single-engined monoplane, first flown in 1932.

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Percival Proctor

The Percival Proctor was a British radio trainer and communications aircraft of the Second World War.

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Portsmouth

Portsmouth is a port city in Hampshire, England, mainly on Portsea Island, south-west of London and south-east of Southampton.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Royal New Zealand Air Force

The Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) (Maori: Te Tauaarangi o Aotearoa, "New Zealand Warriors of the Sky"; previously Te Hokowhitu o Kahurangi, "War Party of the Blue") is the air force component of the New Zealand Defence Force.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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The Schlesinger African Air Race

The Schlesinger Race, also known as the "Rand Race", the "Portsmouth - Johannesburg Race" or more commonly the 'African Air Race', took place in September 1936.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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1935 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1935.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percival_Vega_Gull

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