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WW2 RAF & Commonwealth Air Forces

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RAF pilot uniform, equipment and insignia. Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Military Art, Military History, Ww2 Uniforms, Military Uniforms, British Uniforms, Pilot Uniform, Military Drawings

Studio 88 Limited RAF Fighter Pilot 1941

Motor Sport Art by Michael Turner and Graham Turner, Aviation Art by Michael Turner, Medieval and Historic Art by Graham Turner

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RAF BOMBER COMMAND 1940

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

Sir Frank Whittle's son toasts anniversary of first jet flight - BBC News Jet Engine, Royal Air Force, Whittling, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Aviation, Commonwealth, Bbc News, Ww2

Sir Frank Whittle's son toasts 75th anniversary of first jet flight

The son of jet engine designer Sir Frank Whittle speaks of his pride in the first successful flight of a British jet in May 1941.

  Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Commonwealth, Wwii, Planes, Air Force, Fighter Jets, Airplanes, World War Ii

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RCAF (Royal Canadian Air Force) Fortress IIA 9203 B-17F Flying Fortress, 1940s

Vickers Wellesley Mk I of No. 47 Squadron RAF in flight over the mountains of Eritrea, Wellesley Mark I, & of No. 47 Squadron RAF based at Agordat, Eritrea, in flight over the rugged landscape of Eritrea. Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Luftwaffe, Raf Bases, Air Force Bomber, Ww2 Planes, Royal Air Force, World War Two

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R.A.F's AIRBORNE LIFEBOATS : For story see CH.13910

Original wartime caption: Picture (issued 1944) shows - The lifeboat attached to the Warwick aircraft.

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FINE R.A.F. GROUNDWORK THAT KEEPS "HALIFAX" BOMBERS ON THE JOB : For introduction see CH.6595.

Original wartime caption: Changing an engine.

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ROYAL AIR FORCE: 1939-1945: COASTAL COMMAND

A Dutch pilot runs up the 800hp Bristol Perseus X engines of a No 1 OTU Botha in December 1940.

Mitchell Mark II, of No. 98 Squadron RAF based at Dunsfold, Surrey, approaches the English Channel south of Etaples while returning from a ‘Noball’ operation over northern France. Note the deployed ventral turret. Military Helicopter, Military Aircraft, Raf Bases, Heavy Cruiser, Vintage Airplanes, Ww2 Aircraft, Nose Art, Royal Air Force, Interesting History

Dunsfold Airfield Past And Future - History Society Preserves Aviation Heritage

Introduction Dunsfold Airfield offers an interesting history both in terms of World War II activities and post-War development of military aircraft that

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ROYAL AIR FORCE TRANSPORT COMMAND, 1943-1945.

The interior of a Vickers Warwick C Mark I of No. 525 Squadron RAF based at Lyneham, Wiltshire,, looking towards the cockpit from the passengers' cabin. The wireless operator sits at his position on the left.

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R.A.F's AIRBORNE LIFEBOATS : For story see CH.13910

Original wartime caption: Picture (issued 1944) shows - The lifeboat showing the two buoyancy chambers under the covers.

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AIRCRAFT OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945: MILES M.14 MAGISTER.

Magister, G-AFBS ‘1’, of No. 8 Elementary Flying Training School based at Woodley, Berkshire, in flight with the blind-flying hood unfolded over the pupil's cockpit. This aircraft was impressed from the civilian register and was subsequently given the Air Ministry serial number BB661.