Pashley bi-plane at Shoreham airfield, July 1914 (AM625/3/15)

Chosen by Katherine Slay, member of staff This photograph shows Eric Pashley flying a bi-plane on the day he won the Shell Trophy at Shoreham in July 1914. In the foreground are the parked vehicles of some of those who had come to watch the flying race. Powered flight was still in its infancy at…