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Westland Whirlwind I, flown by Westland Chief Test Pilot Harald Penrose, slides under the photo-ship Westland Lysander Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Aircraft Carrier, Medan, Westland Whirlwind, Supermarine Spitfire, Ww2 Planes

Short-Lived & Largely Forgotten Westland Whirlwind

If you were asked to name a cannon-armed, twin-engine heavy fighter in service with one of the combatant nations during the Battle of Britain, you would

thevaultoftheatomicspaceage: a RAF Vickers Valiant bomber, dropped a Atom Bomb at the Maralinga Test Range, South Australia. Air Force Aircraft, Navy Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft, Military Jets, Military Aircraft, Vickers Valiant, V Force, Avro Vulcan, Delta Wing

This Day in Aviation - Page 15 of 303 - Important Dates in Aviation History

A Blue Danube Mark 1 bomb drops away from a Vickers Valiant B.1 bomber. (Ministry of Defense) 11 October 1956: At 3:27 p.m., local time, (05:57 GMT) a Mk.1 Atom Bomb, code-named Blue Danube, detonated at approximately 490 feet (150 meters) over the Kite Site on the Maralinga Test Range, South Australia. The bomb had been dropped from a Royal Air Force Vickers Valiant B.1 bomber, WZ366, flying at 30,000 feet (9,144 meters). The aircraft commander was Squadron Leader E.J.G. (“Ted”) Flavell…

Biplane Hurricane > Vintage Wings of Canada The Spitfires, Hawker Hurricane, Air Force Aircraft, Victorian London, Air Festival, The Blitz, Ww2 Planes, Battle Of Britain, Royal Air Force

Biplane Hurricane > Vintage Wings of Canada

Biplane Hurricane > Vintage Wings of Canada

Britain's Martin-Baker MB 5 fighter could have been in service in time to fight in the skies over Germany. Ww2 Aircraft, Fighter Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Fighter Jets, Airplane Fighter, Aircraft Photos, Luftwaffe, Experimental Aircraft, P51 Mustang

Print of Martin-Baker MB5 R2496

Photograph-Martin-Baker MB5 R2496-10"x8" Photo Print made in the USA

  Gun Turret, Hawker Hurricane, Experimental Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Royal Air Force, Abandoned, Fighter Jets, Aviation, Military

Hawker Hotspur

Ed Coates writes: Looks like a Defiant, doesn't it? Well, the Hotspur was actually a Henley converted to meet the same spec (F9/35) as the Defiant. However, by the time that the Hotspur was completed (1938) the Defiant had already flown, and contracts already let to Boulton & Paul, hence the entire Hotspur project was abandoned. In any case, Hawkers were far too busy ramping up for Hurricane production at the time. Just as well, since the turret fighter concept was a dismal failure. K8309…

Westland Welkin F.I British RAF Royal Air Force high altitude fighter from World War Two Experimental Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Royal Air Force, Luftwaffe, Zeppelin, World War Two, Fighter Jets, Aviation, British

Westland Welkin - Destination's Journey

Photographs of the Westland Welkin Royal Air Force high altitude fighter from World War Two. None entered operational service

Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle - Destination's Journey

Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle - Destination's Journey

The Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle was a British twin-engine transport aircraft that entered service during the Second World War