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Interior view of the instrument panel and flying controls in the cockpit of a Bristol Beaufighter Mark IF of No. 252 Squadron RAF at Chivenor, Devon.

Bristol Beaufighter Mk VIF of No. 96 Squadron RAF being re-armed at Honily, Warwickshire, 23 March 1943

Armorers load the machine cannon of a British Bristol Beaufighter.

Boeing B-29 Superfortress bombers outside the Wichita Kansas plant during World War II.

Boeing Superfortress bombers outside the Wichita Kansas plant during World War II.

486(NZ) Squadron at Volkel, Holland in 1945. Scanned from an orginal photograph owned by Sqn Ldr F P "Joe" Kendall (4th from left sitting on stbd wing), a member of the squadron March - July 1945. The aircraft pictured is one of the squadron's own Hawker Tempest Mk Vs. Date	March-July 1945. Source	"Joe" Kendall. Originally uploaded to EN Wikipedias as en:Image:486SqnVolkers1945.JPG by Johnkendall1 17 January 2007. Author	Serving member of the RAF, 1945. Qualifies as PD-BritishGov (pre 1947).

486 Squadron RNZAF at Volkel, Holland in March - July The aircraft pictured is one of the squadron’s own Hawker Tempest Mk Vs. Philip “Joe” Kendall, a British national and a highly regarded member of the unit is from left sitting on stbd wing.

Consolidated B-24 Liberator  15th Air Force Liberators on the mission to Muhldorf,Germany on March 19,1945.

Previous pinner"Consolidated Liberator Air Force Liberators on the mission to Muhldorf,Germany on March This series of pins are not "Good Memories", but pinned in memory of my husband who was a pilot with the Air Force.

Boulton Paul Defiant.Following disastrous showing of No.141 Sqn against Bf109 on 19 July 1940 in which they lost 6 of 9 Defiants,it was withdrawn from daylight duties & became a night fighter.As appropriate to their new role,Defiants were now painted in a matt black finish called RDM2.Note non-standard yellow outline to the roundel & retracted fairings on the rear fuselage & canopy to allow unobstructed movement of the turret.These automatically collapsed as the turret revolved.

Boulton Paul Defiant.Following disastrous showing of No.141 Sqn against Bf109 on 19 July 1940 in which they lost 6 of 9 Defiants,it was withdrawn from daylight duties & became a night fighter.As appropriate to their new role,Defiants were now painted in a matt black finish called RDM2.Note non-standard yellow outline to the roundel & retracted fairings on the rear fuselage & canopy to allow unobstructed movement of the turret.These automatically collapsed as the turret revolved.

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The crew of a Whitley bomber preparing for an operation. The Whitley was the backbone of RAF Bomber Command until more modern four engined bombers came into service.1941

SEP 30 1941 An airman’s first and last operational flight The crew of a Whitley bomber preparing for an operation. The Whitley was the backbone of RAF Bomber Command until more modern four engined bombers came into service.

"The Stuka in itself was nothing spectacular, however, used closely with advancing ground forces and without significant fighter opposition it was one of the great arial artillery weapons of WW II." KB JUNKER 87 - STUKA CAPTURED BY RAF

Junkers Ju 87 Stuka in itself was nothing spectacular, however, used closely with advancing ground forces and without significant fighter opposition it was one of the great arial artillery weapons of WW II." KB JUNKER 87 - STUKA CAPTURED BY RAF ~ BFD

A Lancaster getting 'the once over' before embarking on another raid on Germany - RAF - World War 2

A Lancaster getting 'the once over' before embarking on another raid on Germany - RAF - World War My father flew in Lancasters:he cried yesterday at when I rang to say.'I'm proud of you,dad.

“A group of pilots on a Boulton Paul Defiant Squadron pose with their Squadron Mascot at RAF Driffield.”

A group of pilots on a Boulton Paul Defiant Squadron pose with their Squadron Mascot at RAF Driffield. Photo via Adrian Woodall