Once the light flashed downwards, and between him and Buckingham Palace he saw a great aeroplane coming head foremost down, heard it strike the ground with a tremendous crash, heard the long death cry, a cry which was more like a sob, of the men who perished with it.
Right on to the tops of the houses between where he was standing and the Carlton, another aeroplane fell, smashing the chimneys and the windows and hanging there like a gigantic black bat.
Leaning against the Union Club was another fallen aeroplane.
One fact, however, remained permanent throughout all the developments of this affair behind Butteridge's preposterous love interest, his politics and personality, and all his shouting and boasting, and that was that, so far as the mass of people knew, he was in sole possession of the secret of the practicable aeroplane
in which, for all one could tell to the contrary, the key of the future empire of the world resided.
Today's order is yet another milestone in our relationship and is also a powerful endorsement of the 777 which is one of our most successful aeroplanes
to date," he added.
Thousands of visitors packed the Elmdon site, with aeroplane
enthusiasts from across the region and beyond turning up to see a variety of aircraft, including vintage aeroplanes
(inset) spanning the airport's 60 years.
The process will involve the stripping and repainting of aeroplanes
from throughout Europe.
City Talk took to the streets and asked residents which kind of transport they thought was safer: aeroplanes
Air France and British Airways each operate a seven-strong fleet of Concorde aeroplanes
Sharjah: One can almost recall the constant buzzing of small aeroplanes
landing and taking off when one tours the Al Mahatta Museum these days.
The vice-president of marketing of Boeing Commercial Airline Group, Mr Bruce Dennis, said seven out of the ten aeroplanes
delivered over the next 20 years would be smaller single-aisled planes rather than the larger planes such as the popular 747.
Part of the original asphalt where the aeroplanes
used to land, is still there next to King Faisal Mosque, as His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has ordered it be left as is, in memory of the old airport.
A town became home to battling tanks, aeroplanes
and 18 railways for two days.
In a chilling message bin Laden's spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith said: "The Americans must know that the storm of aeroplanes
He spent all his spare time building and flying aeroplanes