Beechams Empire Air Tour. A Commentary of Interest to the Whole Family. BRITISH AIRCRAFT.
Beechams Empire Air Tour. A Commentary of Interest to the Whole Family.

Beechams Empire Air Tour. A Commentary of Interest to the Whole Family.

Beechams Pills Ltd., No date. Ca. 1935.
Illustrated booklet 4 x 6 inches, 32 pp., focusing on British aircraft. The booklet opens with a quick tour of Croydon Airport and moves to coverage of various (chiefly British) aircraft, including The Heracles, The Diana, The Scipio, The Hannibal, and The Atalanta. A map on the last page shows a cross-country air map of Canada, from Vancouver in the west to St. John's in the east, while another map depicts air travel from London across Europe and the Mediterranean to Cairo, where the route divides, with one heading south to Cape Town and the other travelling east past India and the East Indies and on to Australia and Brisbane. A centerfold depicts various "world aircraft," including the Autogiro, the Graf Zeppelin, and the German Dox Flying Boat. An unusual brochure providing focus on contemporary aircraft of value to England in the consolidation of Empire across the globe. Item #55588

Price: $95.00