Derby Aviation

Some articles on derby, derby aviation:

BMI (airline) - History - Origins
... Captain Harben had been approached by the Derby Corporation to run a new aerodrome under construction near Burnaston, which was planned to ... Sir Kingsley Wood, the Secretary of State for Air, officially opened the aerodrome as Derby Municipal Airport on 17 June 1939 ... Air Schools Limited formed a parent company, Derby Aviation Limited, in 1946, and Harben died the following year from a heart attack ...
British Midland International - History
... Captain Harben had been approached by the Derby Corporation to run a new aerodrome under construction near Burnaston, which was planned to eventually become an airport ... Sir Kingsley Wood, the Secretary of State for Air, officially opened the aerodrome as Derby Municipal Airport on 17 June 1939 ... Air Schools Limited formed a parent company, Derby Aviation Limited, in 1946, and Harben died the following year from a heart attack ...