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  • 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 "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs)

    ATP 9899C

    Mosquito NF Mark II, W4076, on the ground at Boscombe Down, Wiltshire, while undergoing handling trials at the Aeroplane and Armament Experimental Establishment. W4076 flew with a number of units before it was struck off charge in June 1945, including;...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: HAWKER HURRICANE.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE, 1939-1945: HAWKER HURRICANE.

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION/BRITISH INFORMATION SERVICE, WASHINGTON DC" (photographs)

    COL 186

    Hurricane Mark IIC, BE500 'LK-A' "United Provinces Cawnpore", being flown by Squadron Leader Dennis Smallwood, the Commanding Officer of No.87 Squadron RAF based at Charmy Down, Somerset. BE500 subsequently served with No. 533...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: DOUGLAS DB-7 HAVOC.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: DOUGLAS DB-7 HAVOC.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Royal Air Force official photographer

    ATP 10433C

    Havoc Mark I, AX910, on the ground. Part of an ex-French order for Bostons, all of which were converted to Havocs for RAF service. AX910 conducted armaments trials with the Aircraft Gun Mounting Establishment and the Air Fighting Development Unit,...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM PHOTOGRAPH ARCHIVE COLLECTION" (photographs)

    MH 27463

    A No 174 Squadron Typhoon in a sorry state at Volkel. This aircraft, bearing fuselage codes XP-P, is believed to have been hit by flak on 22 February, and was wrecked on return to base. Note the wing armament access panels hanging open, and the No 274...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    part of "IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM FILM FRAMES COLLECTION" (photographs)

    IWM FLM 1455

    With its rocket rails empty, a No 175 Squadron Typhoon taxies between the trees at Le Fresne-Camilly (B-5) after returning from a close-support sortie, 1 August 1944. By this date communications with the ground forces had been improved, and standing...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

    ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: FIGHTER COMMAND

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

    CL 1452

    Dutch labourers use bricks to create a dispersal point at Volkel (B-80), 24 October 1944. In the background a No 274 Squadron Tempest (EJ714/JJ-W) taxies out for another defensive air patrol over the battlefront. Volkel was home to No 122 Wing until...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR

    part of "PUNNETT R S" (photographs)

    MH 5282

    Spitfire F Mk.21, 3rd Prototype, LA187. Ground view.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    part of "THE ROYAL AIR FORCE: AERIAL VIEWS IN THE UK 1941 - 1942" (photographs) Made by: No. 1 Camouflage Unit

    HU 93040

    Oblique aerial view of RAF Bentley Priory, Stanmore, Middlesex: Headquarters Fighter Command, seen from the south west.

  • 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 "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs)

    ATP 11264D

    The prototype Mosquito NF Mark XV, MP469, the former pressurised Mosquito prototype, at Hatfield, Hertfordshire, after modification by the De Havilland Aircraft Company as a high-altitude night fighter by increasing the wingspan, and by fitting Rolls...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

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

    CE 1

    The damaged elevator of Supermarine Spitfire Mark VC, EP350 'VL-F', of No. 167 Squadron RAF, at Ludham, Norfolk, after its return from a fighter sweep over northern France on 18 February 1942 during which it was attacked and badly shot up by...

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