AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: DE HAVILLAND DH 89 RAPIDE & DOMINIE.
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DH.89A Rapide ambulance aircraft, Z7258 Women of the Empire and Z7261 Women of Britain, flying low over Hendon, Middlesex, the day before they were presented to No. 24 Squadron RAF by the Silver Thimble Fund. Originally civilian aircraft, Z7258 (formerly G-AFMH) and Z7261 (G-AFMJ) were impressed for the RAF in July 1940.
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