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  • AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: VICKERS WARWICK.

    AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: VICKERS WARWICK.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 13245E

    Warwick C Mark I, BV256, on the ground. BV256 was originally one of fourteen Warwick transports converted for use by BOAC (with whom it was registered as G-AGFK), in 1943, but which later reverted to the RAF, serving with No. 525 Squadron RAF until...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED MODEL 32 LIBERATOR.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED MODEL 32 LIBERATOR.

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 10951C

    Liberator GR Mark III, FK222, on the ground at Prestwick while in the hands of Scottish Aviation Ltd. This aircraft first served with BOAC at Lyneham, Wiltshire, followed by operations with Nos. 120 and 86 Squadrons RAF, and finally with No.1332...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED CORONADO

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED CORONADO

    part of "ROYAL AIR FORCE AIRCRAFT 1941-1959: ATP COLLECTION (GSA 325)" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP)

    ATP 12692B

    Consolidated Coronado GR Mark I (modified), JX496, at Saunders Roe Aircraft Ltd, Beaumaris, Anglesey. The aircraft was tested at the Marine Aircraft Experimental Establishment, Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, and subsequently served as a long-range...

  • BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

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

    CM 6538

    Curtiss CW-20A/C-55, G-AGDI "St Louis", of BOAC, parked at North Front, Gibraltar. "St Louis" ran regular supply flights between Lisbon, Gibraltar and the besieged island of Malta from 1941 to 1942.

  • BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

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

    CM 6525

    Short S.30 'C' Class Empire Flying Boat, G-AFCZ "Clare" of BOAC, moored at Gibraltar after flying King George of Greece and Sir Stafford Cripps to the colony for a visit. On 12 October 1941, "Clare" made BOAC's first...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE: WEST AFRICA COMMAND, 1941-1945.

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

    CM 2527

    Squadron Leader J I "Killy" Kilmartin, commanding the No.128 Squadron RAF Detachment at Jeswang, The Gambia, escorting a Douglas DC-3 of Pan-American World Airways during a flight from Jeswang to Hastings, Sierra Leone, in Hawker Hurricane Mark...

  • BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

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

    CM 6535

    Curtiss CW-20A/C-55, G-AGDI "St Louis", of BOAC is refuelled at Gibraltar. "St Louis" ran regular supply flights between Lisbon, Gibraltar and the besieged island of Malta from 1941 to 1942.

  • BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION AND QANTAS, 1940-1945.

    part of "AUSTRALIAN SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Australian official photographer

    AUS 247

    A BOAC tender taking off passengers from Short S.23 'C' Class Empire Flying Boat, G-AETZ "Circe", moored on Lake Tiberias, Palestine, while serving with Qantas. "Circe" was lost, probably to enemy action on 28th February,...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED MODEL 32 LIBERATOR.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: CONSOLIDATED MODEL 32 LIBERATOR.

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

    ATP 9723D

    Type LB.30A Liberator, G-AGCD (AM259), of the British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) on the ground at Prestwick, Ayrshire. This aircraft was one of six USAAC YB-24 service-test models acquired by the British Purchasing Commission in the USA....

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1940-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE OPERATIONS IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, 1940-1943.

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

    CM 5259

    Air Marshal Sir John Linnell, Deputy Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Middle East (left), talks with Air Commodore A C Critchley, the newly-appointed Director-General of British Overseas Airways Corporation at an airfield in the Middle East

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