Bristol Beaufighter | My Hobby Life
The Bristol Beaufighter was part of the RAF as soon as September,1940. Given its good speed, long range, and great firepower, the British pilotsloved her immediately, even though the plane was somewhat tricky to handle inlow-speed flight. It was used as a night fighter and, equipped with a torpoedo, as an anti-shipping/submarine fighter. Eventually ,this ... Read more
ROYAL AIR FORCE: ITALY, THE BALKANS AND SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, 1942-1945.
CNA 1182. Wing Commander C P "Paddy" Green Commanding Officer of No. 600 Squadron RAF watches from the cockpit of his Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF at Cassibile Sicily as his radar operator Flying Officer R J Gillies touches up the swastikas on the aircraft's nose indicating the eight victories they had claimed while flying together as a night fighter crew
Bristol Beaufighter (A19-144) Photo 2
A19-144/A8-324 Bristol Beaufighter cockpit in Hangar 2, Imperial War Museum, Duxford. Photo taken on 23rd September 2009. (Photo 2 of 5)
British Forces - Two weeks in the desert
Sunday 6 December 1942: a pair of Beaufighter VIC of the No 252 Squadron Royal Air Force take off from Berka 3, an air base near Benghazi, to strafe the coast road in the region of Sirte, near the Libyan coast. One of them has three people on board, on the contrary of the normal (the crew of the Beaufighter is two men): is the plane of the Squadron Leader Derek Frecker, pilot, which, in addition to the navigator, Pilot Officer Tom Armstrong, has as passenger, the Sergeant Paddy Clark, the…
Bristol Beaufighter T.F.X
Highlights: A British twin-engine, long-range, heavy fighter produced by Bristol Aeroplane Company from 1939 to 1945 A modification of the Beaufort torpedo bomber design: its name combines "Beaufort" and "fighter" First truly effective radar-equipped night fighter Also proved very efficient in sinking ships, using rockets and torpedos Ranked among the finest torpedo and strike aircraft of its day Served in Europe, the Middle East and Asia By September 1945, a total of 5,562 had been…
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Bristol Beaufighter Mark VIF, X8092 'R', of No. 27 Squadron RAF, on trestles at the firing butts at Agartala, India, for cannon and machine gun alignment.