Category: aviation

Pretty, thin, young and single: Here are some bizarre requirements for stewardess in the 1950s.

Here’s what it was really like (and it’s actually crazy) to fly in the 1950s.

Manufacturing Concorde, the world’s first supersonic passenger jet.

Amazing vintage photos of Hughes H-4 Hercules, the world’s largest flying boat that flew for only 26 seconds.

Before merging with Air New Zealand: 26 fabulous photos show the NAC air hostess uniforms from the 1950s and 1970s.

Concorde over Hatton Cross tube, London, 1976

Until the extension to the Heathrow terminal was opened in 1976, this station was the closest Underground stop to the airport. (Photo by John Wender/ Transport for London)

Hostesses in hotpants and boots: Pictures of sexy Pacific Southwest Airline flight attendants in the early 1970s.

The pilot. (undated)

Proud-looking lady leaning on an AT-6, 1950s.

20 vintage photos from between the 1940s and 1970s show how glamorous flying used to be!