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Vulcan of 83 Squadron at RAF Waddington, Lincolnshire, in The Cuban Missile Crisis would happen the next year Air Force Aircraft, Navy Aircraft, Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Military Weapons, V Force, War Jet, Avro Vulcan, Royal Air Force

In Cold War pictures, how the RAF has always been ready to face Russia

These fascinating photographs from Imperial War Museum archives were assembled in full colour by historian Ian Proctor, and chronicle the history of the RAF after the Second World War.

Stunning, pin-sharp images of the final 55 airworthy Spitfires Intense: Rolls Royce's own Spitfire – an unarmed, high-altitude photo reconnaissance aircraft, built at Supermarine, Southampton Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carrier, Rolls Royce, Spitfire Supermarine, Ww2 Spitfire, Photo Avion

On 5th Feb 1952, Flight Lieutenant Edward Powles flew a Spitfire Mk 19 of 81 Squadron based at Kai Tak in Hong Kong. and reached (probably) the highest altitude ever for a Spitfire. The Mark 19 reach over 50,000 ft. Later evaluation of the recorded flight data suggested he also achieved a speed of 690 mph or Mach 0.96 in the following dive. Image below is Mk 19 PS853, owned and operated by Rolls-Royce and flown by Phill O'Dell. Photo by John Dibbs.

Bristol 188 was an experimental, high speed English jet. It's shape and speed led to the name "Flaming Pencil" Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Drones, Experimental Aircraft, Aircraft Photos, Aircraft Design, Jet Plane

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A Hawker Hurricane that helped fight off the Nazis in the Battle of Britain. Older and not as fast as the Spitfire that largely replaced it, this plane bore the brunt of the early air war. This is one of the fighters flown by Stanford Tuck. Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Bomber Plane, The Spitfires, Hawker Hurricane, Ww2 Planes, Vintage Airplanes

VE Day Special — MHN Salutes the Warbirds of Europe (Photo Gallery)

IN HONOUR OF the 70th anniversary of VE Day, MilitaryHistoryNow.com invited warbird photographer Kai Hansen to share a few of his favourite images of some of the legendary aircraft of the Second Wo…

RAF Phantom..... Us Military Aircraft, Military Jets, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Air Fighter, Fighter Jets, Uk Arms, War Jet, F4 Phantom

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McDonnell Phantom 92 Squadron, RAF The Royal Air Force operated the McDonnell Douglas Phantom II as one of its principal combat aircraft from the to the early The version. Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Military Jets, Military Aircraft, War Jet, F4 Phantom, Royal Air Force, Us Air Force

F-4 Phantom FGR.2 56 Squadron, RAF Wattisham. by Stuart Freer - Touchdown Aviation, on Flickr

fishstickmonkey: Two Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer aircraft flying over HMS EAGLE, (Vertical topside view; the aerial photograph was taken from a Navy aircraft rolled on its back, 80 feet above the Buccaneers). Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers, Navy Carriers, Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Luftwaffe, British Aircraft Carrier, Blackburn Buccaneer, F4 Phantom, Capital Ship

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fishstickmonkey: “ Two Hawker Siddeley Buccaneer S.1 aircraft flying over HMS EAGLE, 1964. (Vertical topside view; the aerial photograph was taken from a Navy aircraft rolled on its back, 80 feet...

Group Captain Stanley Mason receives the RAF's first Phantom at RAF Aldergrove, July 1968 Air Force Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Uk Arms, War Jet, F4 Phantom, Royal Air Force

McDonnell-Douglas/BAC F-4K/M Phantom II - History

Cold War British military aircraft, including history, surviving airframes, profile drawings, photos, walkarounds, links, references. Also viewing guides for UK airfields and the Test Flying Memorial

Blackburn (HS) Buccaneer Air Force Aircraft, Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Blackburn Buccaneer, Airplane Painting, British Aerospace, Navy Carriers

Multi-coloured Swap-shop

Multi-coloured RAE Blackburn (HS) Buccaneer S.2 XW987 seen on short finals to A&AEE Boscombe Down - 19th July 1990. This is one of the three acquired for weapons trials - originally painted yellow/green/white - still with the camera gear attached under the wing-tips but repainted in 'standard' MoD(PE) Raspberry Ripple - red/white and blue. Obviously various panels have been replaced that are still in primer and the fin has been swapped from a line machine where the green/grey camouflage…

Although the Battle served well in the training role, it is sadly not in general… Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighting Plane, Hellenic Air Force, Ww2 Planes, Military Weapons, Camouflage, Royal Air Force, Aviation Art

Although the Battle served well in the training role, it is sadly not in general remembered fondly. For the most part, in the first years of World War II the RAF was saddled with inadequate bomber types. Few turned out to be quite so inadequate as the Fairey Battle, which is today honored only in its association with suicidal and futile valor. A few Battles survive as static displays, but none remain flying.