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  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: MILES M.9B/M.19 MASTER.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: MILES M.9B/M.19 MASTER.

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

    Master Mark 1A, T8559, in flight while being tested at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment. The aircraft later served with No. 9 (Pilots) Advanced Flying Unit at Errol, Perthshire.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: DE HAVILLAND DH.98 MOSQUITO.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: DE HAVILLAND DH.98 MOSQUITO.

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

    Mosquito B Mark IV Series 2, DZ313, in flight shortly before delivery to No. 105 Squadron RAF at Horsham St Faith, Norfolk, as ‘GB-E’.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: DE HAVILLAND DH.98 MOSQUITO.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: DE HAVILLAND DH.98 MOSQUITO.

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

    Mosquito B Mark IX, ML914 “Nigeria”, on the ground, 1943. Bought with donations from Nigeria, ML914 became a veteran of several important operations with No.105 Squadron RAF between September 1943 and April 1945.

  • FAIREY FIREFLY MARK I

    FAIREY FIREFLY MARK I

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    A Fairey Firefly Mark I fighter/maritime reconnaissance aircraft in flight. Close-up, port three-quarter front view.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 156 BEAUFIGHTER.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 156 BEAUFIGHTER.

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

    Beaufighter TF Mark X, NT950 ‘MB-T’, of No. 236 Squadron RAF based at North Coates, Lincolnshire, banking away from the camera, showing the rocket rails. NT950 was shot down off the Dutch coast on 3 October 1944.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: WESTLAND WHIRLWIND.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: WESTLAND WHIRLWIND.

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

    Whirlwind Mark I, P6997, in flight, loaded with two 500-lb GP bombs on underwing racks while undergoing fighter-bomber trials at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment, Boscombe Down, Wiltshire. P6997 subsequently saw operational service...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 160 BLENHEIM V.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BRISTOL TYPE 160 BLENHEIM V.

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

    Blenheim Mark V prototype, DJ702, which served with No. 12 (Pilot) Advanced Flying Unit and No. 17 Service Flying Training Unit, in flight, 1943.

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: TAYLORCRAFT AUSTER.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: TAYLORCRAFT AUSTER.

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

    Taylorcraft Auster AOP Mark I, LB316, at the Taylorcraft Auster production facility at Rearsby, Leicestershire. LB316 enjoyed a long service career with Nos. 654, 652 and 656 Squadrons RAF, No. 43 Operational Training Unit and No. 22 Elementary Flying...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE.

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

    A Spitfire Mark XIVe, RB140, on a test flight after undergoing Griffon Engine modifications ('GEMS') at the de Havilland factory, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, following operational evaluation with No. 616 Squadron RAF. The aircraft was flown by...

  • RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs)

    Aircraft Navigation and Guidance: The most precise bomber guidance system during the war was called OBOE and was used mostly by De Havilland Mosquitos of RAF Bomber Command. Photo shows: A diagram illustrating Bomber Command's use of OBOE.

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