aviation history

Connecticut — AntiquarianAuctions.com in the US, Sale #4: Photographs, Albums and Archives, featuring the Gaeta-Gouey Collection. Preview: on now. The auction runs from Thursday 8th October until Thursday 15th, ending at 2.30pm EST.

Included in the Gaeta-Gouey collection are a fresh-to-the-market selection of

A unique archive charting the wartime development of the jet engine by Sir Frank Whittle is to be sold at Bonhams sale of Books, Maps, Manuscripts and Historical Photographs in London on 12 November.  It is estimated at £20,000-30,000.

Whittle’s work on the jet engine is one of the major technological developments of the 20th century. It

An important collection of Howard Hughes artifacts will be sold at auction November 7 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, documenting Hughes’ record-setting Around-the-World flight. The collection was compiled by Hughes’ flight operations manager, Al Lodwick, who was responsible for mapping the route, making contact with government officials and airport managers to ensure that Hughes would be allowed