Transport - Women in Aviation Exhibition - Brooklands
Flt. Lt. Julie Gibson, right, the first full-time RAF operational woman pilot, with Carly Childs, a pilot with British Airways, in front of a reproduction of a Demoiselle to launch a new exhibition, Women in Aviation, at Brooklands near Weybridge.
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Motor Racing - August Bank Holiday Meeting - Brooklands
A speed dual between the two fastest track racing cars in the world, driven by two of the most popular British drivers, was a feature of the Brooklands August Bank Holiday programme. Sir Henry Birkin overtaking John Cobb in the last lap. Sir Henry Birkin won.
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Transport - British Aerospace Fire - Brooklands
The fire damaged ruins of the main British Aerospace spares plant at Brooklands, Weybridge, following a fire which destroyed the 250ft by 130ft building along with aircraft spares said to be worth 20 million pounds.
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