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  • 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....

  • WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN BERMUDA

    WINSTON CHURCHILL DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN BERMUDA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: War Office official photographer

    H 16632

    The Prime Minister Winston Churchill talks to Commander Kelly Rogers OBE, one of the senior pilots in the British Overseas Airways Corporation, in the cockpit of the Boeing 314 flying boat 'Berwick' in January 1942.

  • 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 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...

  • AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: DOUGLAS DAKOTA.

    AMERICAN AIRCRAFT IN ROYAL AIR FORCE SERVICE 1939-1945: DOUGLAS DAKOTA.

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

    ATP 12965B

    Dakota C Mark III, KG647, on the ground at Headquarters, No. 46 Group RAF Transport Command, Hendon, Middlesex, fitted with external equipment racks under the fuselage. KG647 served with No. 575 Squadron RAF and No.1680 (Transport) Flight, before...

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

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

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

    E(MOS) 1315

    Warwick C Mark I (Vickers Type 456) commercial transport, G-AGFK, in flight, 1943. This aircraft was originally BV256, the last of fourteen B Mark I airframes converted for use by BOAC on a mail service to British forces in North Africa and the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE TRANSPORT COMMAND, 1943-1945.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE TRANSPORT COMMAND, 1943-1945.

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

    CH 14368

    The crew of a BOAC Consolidated Liberator is briefed by an officer of Transatlantic Flying Control in the Operations Room at Prestwick, Ayrshire.

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

    CH 20957

    Liberator C Mark II, AL627, of BOAC, flying past the coast of Arran towards Prestwick, Ayrshire, after a flight across the North Atlantic,.

  • 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

    CH 14759

    Short S.30 'C' Class Empire Flying Boat, G-AFCT "Champion" of BOAC, taking off from the harbour at Mombasa, Kenya. "Champion" was the first of the improved Empire Flying Boats, being re-engined with the Bristol Perseus...

  • 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...

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