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ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Arabian coast route - Shinas and Kalba landing ground, 1932-1938
This file concerns the efforts to obtain use of a landing ground on the east side of the Musandam Peninsula.
ROUTES AND SERVICES: Foreign (Code 27/2): Arabian coast air route: requests for facilities from K.L.M. and Air France, 1932-1940
This file concerns requests from KLM and Air France for permission to operate land planes along the Arabian Coast of the Gulf.
Landing grounds on Arabian coast: Bahrain, 1934 Dec -1940 Nov
This file contains the correspondence of Air Staff Headquarters, RAF Iraq Command at Hinaidi concerning the development of air facilities in Bahrain as part of the RAF and Imperial Airways air route to India; in particular the termination of the lease for the landing ground at Manama (Bahrain) and the development of a new aerodrome at Muharraq.
Civil Air Route: Persian Gulf and Arabian Coast, 1929-1932
This file concerns HMG’s efforts to establish a new civil air route between Iraq and British India through the Arabian Coast of the Gulf.
UK arms sales to Kuwait, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file concerns arms sales from the UK to Kuwait during 1974.
Development of air route along Arabian coast, 1931 May-Nov.
This file contains concerns the eastbound air routes which pass through the Gulf and the south coast of Arabia. It contains the correspondence of Air Staff Headquarters, RAF Iraq Command at Hinaidi concerning exercises to test aircraft, landing grounds and anchorages for flying boats and weather conditions; carry out reconnaissance and photography; familiarise the local population with aircraft; and establish workable air routes to Aden and India.
Development of air route along Arabian coast, 1932 Sept.-1933 Oct.
This file contains correspondence from Air Staff Headquarters, RAF Iraq Command at Hinaidi concerning the development of the air routes which pass through the Gulf and the south coast of Arabia to India and Aden, particularly reconnaissance and development of landing grounds and anchorages for flying boats and the development of other air facilities.
Landing grounds on Arabian coast: Das Island, 1932 July 1934 Jan.
This file concerns the possible use of Das Island as an emergency landing ground between Bahrain and Sharjah for the Imperial Airways air route to India and beyond. It contains correspondence relating to: RAF reconnaissance of Das and an assessment of its topography, geology, water supplies and suitability as a landing ground The political advantages of building facilities on Das and thus pre-empting Persian [Iranian] claims to the island Aerial photographs of the island
United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Iran-Iraq War, 1985 Jan 01 - 1985 Dec 31
This file concerns the response of the UAE to the Iran-Iraq War.
UK military assistance to Oman, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file is part 'A' of two dealing with Oman's military position, and assistance from the UK.
Commercial and economic relations between Oman and UK, 1974 Jan 01 - 1974 Dec 31
This file concerns British commercial and economic relations between Oman and the UK.