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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OF THE INTER-WAR PERIOD

    ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OF THE INTER-WAR PERIOD

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    A Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I aircraft of 19 Squadron banking.

  • THE SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE, 1938.

    THE SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE, 1938.

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Six Spitfire Mark Is of No. 19 Squadron, Royal Air Force, based at Duxford, Cambridgeshire, flying in starboard echelon formation led by the Commanding Officer, Squadron Leader H I Cozens, in K9794.

  • THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1939-1945

    THE WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, 1939-1945

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1944-05-03

    Seven members of the WAAF, each with over two and a half years service at the Parachute Training School at Ringway, 3 May 1944. The women have, between them, packed nearly fifty thousand parachutes to date.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    A Sunderland and its Spitfire escort passing the Eddystone Lighthouse, 14 miles south of Plymouth, June/July 1944.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Mosquito VI HX918 was delivered to the A&AEE at Boscombe Down in November 1943 for rocket-projectile (RP) tests.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer 1944-02-26

    Wing Commander R. T. F. Gates (far left), CO of No 53 Squadron, chats to the 10-man crew of Liberator Mk V ' H for Harry', about to set off on an anti-submarine patrol from St Eval, 26 February 1944. Note the Boulton Paul rear turret, fitted to most...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Wellington XIV HF385 of No 612 Squadron, under tow at Chivernor, April 1944. The WAAF tractor driver is 20-year-old LACW Felicity Lambert.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    Fitters working on the 1,200hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp engines of a No 224 Squadron Liberator at St Eval, 26 February 1944.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    A view of Sunderland Mk III ML839 of No 10 Squadron RAAF, experimentally fitted with Pratt and Whitney Twin Wasps, May 1944. The engines proved a success, and were subsequently fitted to all Sunderland Mk Vs. ASV aerials are clearly visible, but later Mk...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

    part of "AIR MINISTRY SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    The only crew in Coastal Command to sink two U-boats in one sortie was that of Flying Officer Kenneth Owen Moore, a Canadian serving with No 224 Squadron. 'Kayo' Moore, seen here on the right with his bomb aimer Warrant Officer Johnston 'Jock' McDowell,...

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