Historical 1939-1945

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FA_18354s.jpg FA_18354s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
The Polish pilot of Spitfire IX, BS456, coded UZ-Z, makes his final adjustments before taxiing out...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 286 0
FA_18519s.jpg FA_18519s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Hawker Typhoon IB EK183:US-A sits alone at Matlask when the type was shown to the British press...
Fri, Jun 20 2008 285 1
FA_18475s.jpg FA_18475s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Westland Whirlwind pilots of 137 Squadron at Manston, 5 March 1943. The officer standing forward...
Fri, Jun 20 2008 284 0
FA_18464s.jpg FA_18464s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
A 250lb bomb is attached to the underwing shackles on the Westland Whirlwind.
Tue, Jun 17 2008 277 0
FA_18673s.jpg FA_18673s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
A demonstration to the press and officials of the technique in which a cargo of four Jeeps could...
Fri, Jun 20 2008 275 0
FA_18409s.jpg FA_18409s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
De Havilland Mosquito B.IVs of 105 Squadron taxi out for take off from Marham, 10th December 1942...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 274 0
FA_18655s.jpg FA_18655s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
An attempt has been made on the this plate negative to censor the guardrail attachment fitted to...
Fri, Jun 20 2008 270 0
FA_18466s.jpg FA_18466s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
A Westland Whirlwind peels away as it 'beats' up the airfield above other examples of this...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 267 0
FA_17749s.jpg FA_17749s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Three Supermarine Spitfire of 602 Squadron fly overhead for the cameras. Notice the early war undersurface...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 265 0
FA_18174s.jpg FA_18174s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Westland Whirlwind I, P7110 flown by Westland Chief Test Pilot Harald Penrose, formates on the photo...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 264 0
FA_18233s.jpg FA_18233s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
An elevated view of Ringway, home to the Parachute Training School, October 1941. Visible is Armstrong...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 263 0
FA_18608s.jpg FA_18608s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
North American Mitchell II, FL684 of 180 Squadron coded EV-S FL684 coded 'S'. Note the unusual...
Fri, Jun 20 2008 260 0
FA_18037s.jpg FA_18037s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Wellington I of 11 OTU 'beating' up the 'Flight' cameraman at Bassingbourn, July...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 259 0
FA_18389s.jpg FA_18389s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Members of the press being escorted by pilots of 611 squadron during a press call at Biggin Hill...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 259 0
FA_18465s.jpg FA_18465s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
The nose cone is gently eased over the protruding barrels of the four cannon in the nose of the...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 252 0
FA_18246s.jpg FA_18246s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
50 Vought-Sikorsky Chesapeake I Dive-bombers were delivered to the Royal Navy after French order...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 252 0
FA_18175s.jpg FA_18175s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Westland Whirlwind I, P7110 flown by Westland Chief Test Pilot Harald Penrose, breaks formation...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 252 0
FA_18373s.jpg FA_18373s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
As part of a general investigation into the characteristics of tailless aircraft, under the direction...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 250 0
FA_18361s.jpg FA_18361s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
Spitfire IX, BS456, coded SZ-Z, fitted with an auxilliary tank, giving it greater range when conducting...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 248 0
FA_18463s.jpg FA_18463s.jpg by Maverick in Historical 1939-1945
A precarious pose needed to be adopted to secure the panels around the four guns in the nose of...
Tue, Jun 17 2008 248 0
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