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  • 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 14314

    A BOAC stewardess stands at the entrance to De Havilland DH.91 Albatross, G-AFDK “Fortuna”, to greet boarding passengers, at Whitchurch, Hampshire. The Albatross was called the Frobisher when in service with BOAC.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

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

    CH 14376

    Service and civilian ferry pilots being conveyed to Canada on board a Consolidated Liberator of the North Atlantic Return Ferry Service, flying from Prestwick, Ayrshire.

  • 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 14320

    A fitter checks one of the DH Gipsy Twelve engines on De Havilland DH.91Albatross, G-AFDK “Fortuna” of BOAC, at Whitchurch, Hampshire. Parked on the apron beyond "Fortuna" is another BOAC aircraft, Avro Anson, G-AGGK.

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

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

    CH 8550

    The Prime Minister, Winston Churchill in RAF uniform, accompanied by Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal, Chief of the Air Staff, leaving Consolidated Liberator "Commando" of No. 24 Squadron RAF at Lyneham, Wiltshire, on their return from the...

  • ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

    ROYAL AIR FORCE FERRY COMMAND, 1941-1943.

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

    CH 8554

    The Prime Minister's aircraft, Consolidated Liberator Mark II, AL504 "Commando", VIP transport aircraft of No. 24 Squadron RAF, taxying at Lyneham, Wiltshire, with Winston Churchill and the Chiefs of Staff on board, after returning from...

  • AIRCRAFT OF THE BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION 1940-1945: DE HAVILLAND DH.91 ALBATROSS (FROBISHER).

    AIRCRAFT OF THE BRITISH OVERSEAS AIRWAYS CORPORATION 1940-1945: DE HAVILLAND DH.91 ALBATROSS (FROBISHER).

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

    CH 14317

    DH.91Albatross, G-AFDK “Fortuna”, of the British Overseas Airways Corporation, at Whitchurch, Hampshire. "Fortuna" was written off in a crash at Rinneanna airfield, Clare, Eire, on 16 July 1943. The Albatross was called the Frobisher when in...