Sir Barnes Wallis - designer of Halifax, Wellington & Lancaster bombers. Inventor of the 'bouncing bomb'. A man of vision who had to use that vision to help win a war. would like to see what he would invent or design now.

WWII Sir Barnes Wallis - designer of Halifax, Wellington & Lancaster bombers. Inventor of the 'bouncing bomb'. A man of vision who had to use that vision to help win a war.

Walking down the corridor out side of the Ballroom, where the birthday lunch buffet was served, I was pleased to find the 75(NZ) Squadron badge .Given that the name and badge had been gifted by the RAF to the RNZAF at the end of the war in appreciation of the sacrifices the country had made, I wasn’t sure it would be there.

Jimmy Wood birthday celebrations at the R.A.F Club

James Allen Ward VC (14 June 1919 – 15 September 1941) (New Zealand) Killed in action when his Wellington bomber was hit by flak over Hamburg, caught fire and crashed.

Co-pilot Sgt James Ward crawled along wing rope tied around his waist. Widdowson kept plane steady while Ward draped canvas cover over fire. After extinguishing flames Ward was pulled back into Wellington bomber.

Cutaways - Page 2 - ED Forums

Seriously, more than likely all the warbird cutaways you will ever need!

The RAF Badge and Moto

Royal Airforce Badge - Badge of the Royal Air Force - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Paul Nash, ‘Black and white negative, Vickers Wellington [Bicester?]’ 1940

‘Black and white negative, Vickers Wellington [Bicester?]’, Paul Nash, 1940 - part of the digitised collection of the Tate Archive

Corgi 1:72 Vickers Wellington Diecast Model Airplane AA34811 This Vickers Wellington 1C R1162 `Y for Yorker` Diecast Model Airplane has working gun turret, propellers and also comes with a display stand. It is made by Corgi and is 1:72 scale (approx. 35cm / 13.8in wingspan). As Britain declared war on Germany in 1939, The Vickers Wellington twin engined medium bomber was the most advanced aircraft of its type in the RAF and would be called upon to shoulder a heavy burden in early bombing…

Vickers Wellington / AA-Y ‘Y for Yorker’, (New Zealand) Squadron, RAF Feltwell, Norfolk, 1941 ‘Soda Syphon Bomber’ is a diecast model plane in the Corgi Aviation Archive (Limited Edition) range.

RNZAF Vickers Wellington P9206

RNZAF Vickers Wellington P9206

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Vickers Wellington Mark IAs and ICs of No. 75 (New Zealand) Squadron RAF based at Feltwell, Norfolk, flying in loose formation over the East Anglian countryside. The New Zealand Wellington Flight was elevated to squadron status as No. 75 in April 1940, the first such Commonwealth unit in Bomber Command. The leading aircraft in the formation, P9206 'AA-A', was usually flown by the Squadron's Commanding Officer, Squadron Leader C E Kay. © IWM (CH 467)

Details and history of the British Vickers Wellington twin engine bomber.

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