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  • FAIREY FIREFLY MARK I

    FAIREY FIREFLY MARK I

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

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

  • 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: Diagram illustrating the position of radar navigation and identification aids in Royal Air Force bombers.

  • 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 Mark IIB, P8649 “Bermuda III”, shortly after completion at the Supermarine factory at Castle Bromwich, Birmingham. P8649 served with a number of units, including Nos. 222, 308, 65, 616 and 132 Squadrons RAF, and also with Nos. 58 and 61...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HANDLEY PAGE HP.57 HALIFAX.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: HANDLEY PAGE HP.57 HALIFAX.

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

    Halifax B Mark II Series 1A, HR861, on the ground prior to delivery to No. 35 Squadron RAF at Graveley, Huntingdonshire. HR861 was lost over Nuremberg, 11 August 1943.

  • 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.

  • RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

    RADAR AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE 1939-1945

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

    The cathode ray tube Plan Position Indicator (PPI) and controls of an H2S radar system being operated by the navigator in a Lancaster bomber, circa 1944.

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

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

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

    Welkin Mark I, DX318, in flight. Two examples of this aircraft served with the Fighter Interception Unit for evaluation.

  • 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

    The crew of the first Lancaster to reach Australia, ED 930 'Queenie', with their aircraft at Prestwick in May 1943, before setting off on its record-breaking 72 hour flight via Canada and the USA.

  • WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

    WAR INDUSTRY IN BRITAIN 1939-1945

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  • 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...

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