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US President’s helicopters flying over central London today (31st May)
US President’s helicopters flying over central London today (31st May)

US President’s helicopters flying over central London today (31st May)

Look to the skies, if you're in the right place, as eight helicopters are expected to fly in formation over central London at lunchtime.

May
31
2019
30th anniversary of London’s Air Ambulance
30th anniversary of London’s Air Ambulance

30th anniversary of London’s Air Ambulance

London’s Air Ambulance is marking its 30th birthday today, having launched its services on the 9th January 1989.

Jan
09
2019
Large helicopter formation over London
Large helicopter formation over London

Large helicopter formation over London

Look to the skies today (19th April 2016) as a large helicopter formation is expected over London this afternoon.

Apr
19
2016
Unbuilt London: The 500 foot high Skyport One heliport
Unbuilt London: The 500 foot high Skyport One heliport

Unbuilt London: The 500 foot high Skyport One heliport

In the early days of the motorcar, architects were already looking to what would replace it as the popular transport of the upper classes, and obviously, private helicopters were to be the transport of choice.

Dec
20
2015
Unbuilt London: How Charing Cross nearly became a giant helipad
Unbuilt London: How Charing Cross nearly became a giant helipad

Unbuilt London: How Charing Cross nearly became a giant helipad

Imagine if you will, a giant flat surface larger than Trafalgar Square overhanging the River Thames -- this was the proposed central London Helidrome.

Jun
20
2015
25th anniversary of London’s Air Ambulance
25th anniversary of London’s Air Ambulance

25th anniversary of London’s Air Ambulance

London's Air Ambulance is marking its 25th birthday today, having launched its services on the 9th January 1989.

Jan
09
2014
Photos – Helicopters flying through Tower Bridge
Photos – Helicopters flying through Tower Bridge

Photos – Helicopters flying through Tower Bridge

A large number of people enjoying the evening sunshine, and a modest number of those in the know were treated to the rare sight of a couple of helicopters flying through Tower Bridge last night.

Jun
10
2012
Helicopter to fly through Tower Bridge
Helicopter to fly through Tower Bridge

Helicopter to fly through Tower Bridge

One of those routine Port of London Authority notices that makes you sigh, open to see what it is then sit up and type WHAT is very loud letters. Such moments are why I subscribe to them – for those

May
21
2012
The year that you could catch a Helicopter from Waterloo Station
The year that you could catch a Helicopter from Waterloo Station

The year that you could catch a Helicopter from Waterloo Station

In the days before the Piccadilly Line reached Heathrow Airport how would a person of means in Central London get to the airport if they didn't want to use the roads?

Feb
03
2012

Helicopter flypast over London

Wandered down towards Greenwich at lunchtime to watch the flyover of 20 helicopters over HMS Illustrious as part of the week’s celebrations. I actually stayed on the north side by Island Gardens as I hoped to get shots of helicopters

May
07
2009