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Handley Page Hampden

Collection by Paul Dodson • Last updated 10 days ago

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The prototype Handley Page HP52 Hampden twin-engine medium bomber...

The prototype Handley Page HP52 Hampden twin-engine medium bomber serial number K4240 during flight trials in June 1936 flying from Radlett Aerodrome, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

Bomber crews of No. 83 Squadron RAF line up by a Handley Page Hampden. Air Force Bomber, Avro Vulcan, Lancaster Bomber, British Armed Forces, History Online, Ww2 Aircraft, Royal Air Force, Historical Photos, World War Ii

Participants of Pathfinder Missions Reunite

The former participants in the Pathfinder missions are reunited for the sake of an honorary flight by a WWII bomber.

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A1 Poster. Sergeant John Hannah 18 year old VC c.1940

Sergeant John Hannah 18 year old VC (Victoria Cross) in his gun cock pit On 15 September 1940 over Antwerp, Belgium, after a successful attack on German barges, the Handley Page Hampden bomber in which Sergeant Hannah was wireless operator/air gunner, was subjected to intense anti-aircraft fire #MediaStorehouse

gunner's view of a formation of Hampdens of No 14 Operational Training Unit (OTU), based at Cottesmore, 23 July File:Royal Air Force Bomber Command Air Force Aircraft, Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Helicopter, Military Aircraft, Royal Australian Air Force, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain, Royal Air Force

How Bomber Command Helped Win The Battle Of Britain

Here's how RAF Bomber Command helped win the Battle of Britain during the World War Two.

Hampden in flight, Handley Page Hampden was a British twin-engine medium bomber of the Royal Air Force serving in the Second World War. A total of Hampdens were built Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fukushima, Air Force Bomber, Vietnam, Aviation Image

Bomber Command memorial: The RAF bombers of the Second World War

Images from the RAF Museum of air and ground crews from the Second World War involved in flying and servicing its fleet of bombing aircraft. Of 125,000 aircrew who served in the strategic bomber force between 1939 and 1945, 55,000 were killed and another 18,000 wounded or taken prisoner, a casualty rate of 60 per cent. Statistically, there was no more dangerous occupation during the war, except for that of U-boat crewman. The chance of being killed on a typical operation was one in 20, while…

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Handley Page Hampden

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On 2 August 1943, Hampden torpedo bombers of No 455 Squadron RAAF attacked a convoy off the Norwegian coast. This aircraft (L4105/D) suffered massive flak damage to its tail - half the elevator was blown away, the starboard fin twisted and the port rudder fouled by debris.

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Hampden Mark Is, AE257 ‘KM-X’ and AE202 ‘KM-K’, of No. 44 Squadron RAF based at Waddington, Lincolnshire, in flight. Both aircraft were lost on raids over Germany, AE257 on the night of 21/22 October 1941 flying to Bremen, and AE202 over Hamburg on 26/27 July 1942.

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Handley Page Hampden crews of No. 83 Squadron arrive at their aircraft in a lorry driven by a WAAF, Scampton, 2 October 1940.