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  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    One of the first Mosquito II night-fighters, seen after a demonstration flight during a visit by the Duke of Kent to the de Havilland plant at Hatfield in November 1941 The nose-mounted transmitter aerial and wing-mounted receiver aerials for the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    part of "MINISTRY OF AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production official photographer

    Pilot Officer H M Stephen tries his hand with a rivet gun, watched by Flight Lieutenant J C Mungo-Park and workers at an aircraft factory, one of a series of morale-boosting visits by RAF pilots to Ministry of Aircraft Production facilities. Both pilots...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN RAF SERVICE 1939-1945: LOCKHEED MODEL 10A ELECTRA.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN RAF SERVICE 1939-1945: LOCKHEED MODEL 10A ELECTRA.

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

    Electra, W9104, of No. 24 Squadron RAF, taxying on an airfield in the United Kingdom. Formerly G-AFEB of British Airways Ltd, this aircraft was impressed into the RAF and delivered to No. 24 Squadron on 18 December 1939. It was struck off charge after...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: BOMBER COMMAND

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

    A Boston III undergoing an overhaul at an unidentified maintenance unit, March 1942. Note the serial number, W8271, on the open roof hatch. This aircraft served with No 88 Squadron at Attlebridge, one of three squadrons in No 2 Group that operated the...

  • THE LUFTWAFFE 1939-45

    THE LUFTWAFFE 1939-45

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

    The wrecks of Luftwaffe aircraft in a British scrapyard, 24 February 1942. Types visible are Junkers Ju 88, Heinkel He 111 and Messerschmitt Bf 109E

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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

    Aircraft construction: The fuselage of a Douglas Boston aircraft is repaired in a Ministry of Air Production factory.

  • FAMOUS ARTIST'S STUDIO IN A BOMBER FACTORY

    FAMOUS ARTIST'S STUDIO IN A BOMBER FACTORY

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

    Charge hand Wilfred Powell helps Dame Laura Knight to set out her paints on a work bench in readiness for the day's work.

  • 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

    Spitfire LF Mark IX, MJ502 “Prince Tungi Tonga II”, at No. 33 Maintenance Unit, Lyneham, Wiltshire, shortly before delivery to No. 485 (New Zealand) Squadron RAF at Drem, Scotland. The aircraft also served with Nos. 349, and 332 Squadrons of the RAF...

  • FAMOUS ARTIST'S STUDIO IN A BOMBER FACTORY

    FAMOUS ARTIST'S STUDIO IN A BOMBER FACTORY

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

    Dame Laura Knight watches Mrs Gertrude Frecklton Mrs Betty Williams at work on a dimpling machine.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

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

    Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA): ATA woman flying instructor, Miss J Broad, with a male pupil in an Oxford training aircraft.

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