The Upkeep 'bouncing bomb' mounted on Wing Commander Gibson's aircraft.The drive system to the right of the installation spun the weapon backwards before dropping - - RAF - Dambusters
ROYAL AIR FORCE BOMBER COMMAND, 1942-1945.
Avro Lancasters of No. 514 Squadron RAF, lined up at Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, before taking part in a daylight attack on fortified villages east of Caen, in support of the Second Army's armoured offensive in the Normandy battle area (Operation GOODWOOD)..
THE ROYAL AIR FORCE IN BRITAIN, JUNE 1942
Mechanics work on the port engines of an Avro Lancaster, believed to be an aircraft of No 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force, near the technical site at Bottesford.
Touching up July 1942.
44 Sqn. Lancaster KM-o based in Waddington, Lincolnshire being touched up by a rigger. Until June 1942 these codes had been light grey, but were changed to dull red because it was less conspicuous in moonlight.. The bar above the ‘o’ indicated the second ‘O-Orange’ in the squadron. This aircraft (R 5540) was written off in a crash-landing at Winthorpe in Jan. 1943.