The Year of '50
The years aircraft: The Bristol Brabazon
John Wheater's Story His Web Pages
A. John Barter's Story A Gliding Flight
John Farley's Story - From Apprentice to Test Pilot
March 20 – The Royal Air Force sends Avro Lincoln bombers to Singapore for use against the Communist guerillas of Malaya in the Malayan Emergency.
July 29 A BEA Vickers Viscount makes the first turboprop-powered passenger flight on the route London(Northolt)-Paris(Le Bourget).
November 7 BOAC retires its last flying boat airliner from service.