This Is How Babies Used to Fly on Airplanes

(Photo: British Airways Speedbird Heritage Centre)

How do you transport a baby on a long airline flight? During the 1950s, engineers at the British Overseas Airways Corporation (what we now call British Airways), developed the "skycot." High Life, British Airways' in-flight magazine, tells us that parents would hold babies during takeoff and landing, but, while in the air, would place them in these hammocks clamped onto the overhead luggage racks.

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