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boulton paul defiant

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Boulton Paul Defiant - a turret fighter with no forward firing guns proved effective against bombers but was vulnerable to daylight enemy fighters - was switched to a successful night fighter role. Navy Aircraft, Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Military Engineering, Military Flights, Ww2 Planes

Boulton Paul Defiant - a turret fighter with no forward firing guns proved effective against bombers but was vulnerable to daylight enemy fighters - was switched to a successful night fighter role.

A Boulton Paul Defiant Mk. II nightfighter of 256 Squadron RAF Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Drones, Pilot, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain, Royal Air Force, Wwii

Campaign for the 'Turreted Oddity' - the P.82 Boulton Paul Defiant

NOTE I: The thread posted in the Suggestions Forum has been relocated to the Documented Suggestions forum here. Do please continue to show your support for the Defiant! NOTE II: Attached to this post are digital scans of the Pilots Notes for the Boulton Paul Defiant Mk.I, kindly acquired & po...

Finally watching Dunkirk today looking forward to it. Hopefully it lives upto the hype! Dunkirk Air Combat Archive - 02 By Piotr Forkasiewicz Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Air Fighter, Fighter Jets, 1957 Chevy Bel Air, Aircraft Painting, Airplane Art, Battle Of Britain

Dunkirk – Air Combat Archive - 02, Piotr Forkasiewicz

Commisioned illustration for Dunkirk – Air Combat Archive by Simon W. Parry & Mark Postlethwaite. 3D models by Wojciech Kliment Niewęgłowski, Marek Ryś & Piotr Forkasiewicz. Scene, textures and illustration by Piotr Forkasiewicz. Copyright by

World War 2 Fighter Planes Aircrafts Pearl Harbor Warbirds Fighter Aircraft Pictures And Wwii Fighter Plane Information Great Aircraft Of History World War Two And More Buffalo Made Fighter Plane Finally Found Ww2 Fighter Planes, Ww2 Planes, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Military Flights, De Havilland Mosquito, American Fighter

Boulton Paul Defiant fighter plane - WWII British aircraft

The Boulton Paul Defiant was a two man "turret" type of fighter, with its armament mounted in the top of the plane behind the pilot. The fighter had modest early successes against German bombers and fighters, the turret arrangement being conducive to multiple Defiants firing upon a target simultaneously. But soon the pilots of Me 109s discovered that they could attack the plane head on or from below with impunity, and Defiant loses soared. After being withdrawn from daylight combat the…

Aircrew next to a two seat Bolton Paul Defiant fighter - unsuccessful by day; adequate as a stopgap night fighter during the blitz. Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Westland Whirlwind, The Spitfires, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain, Royal Air Force, Royal Navy

Squadron Leader's Boulton-Paul Defiant, No. 264 Squadron, c. 1940

Airmen and World War II Boulton-Paul Defiant from No 264 Squadron. Identified thanks to comments below as being the squadron leader's aircraft, with some names suggested of those present: Squadron Leader Philip Algernon HUNTER (32081) DSO Sgt FJ Barker DFM Sgt ER Thorn See the extensive comments below for a huge amount of information about this squadron and some of its airmen.

Not originally published in LIFE. Scene during the Battle of Britain, RAF Fighter Command airfield, Navy Aircraft, Aircraft Photos, Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Fighter Pilot, Fighter Jets, Battle Of Britain, Royal Air Force, War Machine

Британские авиатехники у истребителя Болтон Пол «Дифайент»

Британские авиатехники у истребителя Болтон Пол «Дифайент» (Boulton Paul Defiant). Оригинальная военная фотография.

Fridge Magnet Defiant 1 by Claveworks on DeviantArt Ww2 Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Aviation World, Hawker Hurricane, Tech Background, Flying Boat, Military Equipment, Royal Air Force, World War Ii

Fridge Magnet Defiant 1 by Claveworks on DeviantArt

Fridge Magnet Boulton-Paul Defiant NF1 Fridge Magnet Defiant 1