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May 2018: Fairey Flycatcher – 31 photos

 

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Flycatcher 01: Fairey Flycatcher N9373 of No. 401 Flight.

Flycatcher 02: Fairey Flycatcher N9611 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 03: Fairey Flycatcher N9670 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 04: Fairey Flycatcher N9673 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 05: Fairey Flycatcher N9679 of No. 404 Flight.

Flycatcher 06: Fairey Flycatcher N9875 of No. 403 Flight.

Flycatcher 07: Fairey Flycatcher N9892 of No. 403 Flight.

Flycatcher 08: Fairey Flycatcher N9923, N9954 and N9922 of No. 401 flight

Flycatcher 09: Fairey Flycatcher N9928 of No. 402 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 10: Fairey Flycatcher N9931 of No. 403 Flight.

Flycatcher 11: Fairey Flycatcher N9333 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 12: Fairey Flycatcher N9940 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 13: Fairey Flycatcher N9943 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 14: Fairey Flycatcher N9945 of No. 405 Flight.

Flycatcher 15: Fairey Flycatcher N9945 of No. 405 Flight in flight.

Flycatcher 16: Fairey Flycatcher N9948 of No. 404 Flight.

Flycatcher 17: Fairey Flycatcher N9950 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 18: Fairey Flycatcher N9954 of No. 402 Flight.

Flycatcher 19: Fairey Flycatcher N9962 on HMS Argus.

Flycatcher 20: Fairey Flycatcher N9680 of No. 401 Flight.

Flycatcher 21: Fairey Flycatcher S1061 of No. 404 Flight.

Flycatcher 22: Fairey Flycatcher S1064 of No. 403 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 23: Fairey Flycatcher S1067 of No. 402 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 24: Fairey Flyctacher S1290 and S1490 of FAA Pool of Gosport.

Flycatcher 25: Fairey Flycatcher S1273 of No. 401 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 26: Fairey Flycatcher S1274 of No. 401 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 27: Fairey Flycatcher S1274 of No. 401 Flight in flight.

 

Flycatcher 28: Fairey Flycatcher S1280 (forefront) of No. 406 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 29: Fairey Flycatcher S1283 and S1282 and two others of No. 406 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 30: Fairey Flycatcher S1293 of No. 405 Flight.

 

Flycatcher 31: Fairey Flycatcher S1590 of No. 404 Flight.

 

 

 

March 2018: Supermarine Swift – 30 photos

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Photo Swift 01: Supermarine Swift WJ965, second prototype

Photo Swift 02: Supermarine Swift F.1 WK195

Photo Swift 10: Supermarine Swift F.2 WK242

Photo Swift 20: Supermarine Swift F.3 WK247

Photo Swift 50: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK276/L of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 51: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK277/N of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 52: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK277/N of No. 2 Sqn.

Photo Swift 53: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK281/S of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 54: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK287/A of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 55: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK290/Y of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 56: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK293

Photo Swift  57: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK295/G of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 58: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK296/J of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 59: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK302/R of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 60: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK302/R of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 61: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK303/H of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 62: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK303/H of No. 79 Sqn (the aircraft is actually climbing vertically and is not on level flight)

Photo Swift 63: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK310/A of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 64: Supermarine Swift FR.5 WK315/P of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 65: Supermarine Swift FR.5s of No. 2 Sqn flying in formation. Aircraft Y leading with on its right aircraft E (XD916) and its left X (XD950)

Photo Swift 66: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD920 (forefront) of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 67: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD921/G of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 68: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD962/L of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 69: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD962/J of No. 2 Sqn with the Squadron Leader pennant painted on the nose

Photo Swift 70: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD962/J of No. 2 Sqn

Photo Swift 71: Supermarine Swift FR.5 XD974/M of No. 79 Sqn

Photo Swift 90: Supermarine Swift F.7 XF113

Photo Swift 91: Supermarine Swift F.7 XF114

Photo Swift 92: Supermarine Swift F.7 XF774

Photo Swift 100: Supermarine Swift FR.8 XF124

February 2018: Hawker Hardy – 17 photos

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Hawker Hardy 01: Prototype of Hawker Hardy, K3013, a conversion of a Hawker Hart

Hawker Hardy 02: Three Hawker Hardies of No. 30 Squadron taken in flight with K4051, K4054 and K4052.

Hawker Hardy 03: The same three Hawker Hardies of No. 30 Squadron now flying in close formation

Hawker Hardy 04: Hawker Hardy K4308 of No. 6 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 05: Another view of Hawker Hardy K4308 of No. 6 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 06: HAwker Hardies K4050 and K4069 of No. 30 Squadron in flight

Hawker Hardy 07: Hawker Hardy K4052 as AD Iraq in 1935 before to be issued to No. 30 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 08: Hawker Hardy K4059 of No. 30 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 09: Hawker Hardy K5916 of CF Hinaidi in 1936.

Hawker Hardy 10: Hawker Hardy K4308 of No. 6 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 11: Three Hawker Hardies seen at AD Aboukir before being issued to No. 6 Squadron. In the middle K4321 and on its left, K4070.

Hawker Hardy 12: Hawker Hardy K4312 of No. 6 Squadron (coded ZD-O), after its accident of 11 October 1938

Hawker Hardy 13: Hawker Hardies of No. 30 Squadron, K4060 being in the forefront

Hawker Hardy 14: Hawker Hardy K4053 of No. 30 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 15: Hawker Hardy K4070 of No. 30 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 16: Hawker Hardy K4316 of No. 6 Squadron

Hawker Hardy 17: Hawker Hardy K4062 of No. 30 Squadron

January 2018: English Electric Lightning F.2 – 31 photos

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Lightning F.2 – 01: Lightning F.2 XN727/A of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 02: Lightning F.2 XN730/B of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 03: Lightning F.2 XN731/M of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 04: Lightning F.2 XN732/H of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 05: Lightning F.2 XN733/L of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 06: Lightning F.2 XN735/J of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 07: Lightning F.2 XN768/S of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 08: Lightning F.2 XN768/S of No. 92 Sqn on the ground

Lightning F.2 – 09: Lightning F.2 XN774/C of No. 19 Sqn

 

Lightning F.2 – 10: Lightning F.2 XN775/D of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 11: Lightning F.2 XN776/E of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 12: Lightning F.2 XN778/F of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 13: Lightning F.2 XN778/F of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 14: Lightning F.2 XN779/G of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 15: Lightning F.2 XN779/X of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 16: Lightning F.2 XN780/E of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 17: Lightning F.2 XN780/H of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 18: Lightning F.2 XN782/K of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 19: Lightning F.2 XN783/A of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 20: Lightning F.2 XN784/L of No. 19 Sqn

 

Lightning F.2 – 21: Lightning F.2 XN784/L of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 22: Lightning F.2 XN785/C of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 23: Lightning F.2 XN786/D of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 24: Lightning F.2 XN787/M of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 25: Lightning F.2 XN790/E of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 26: Lightning F.2 XN790/E of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 27: Lightning F.2 XN792/N of No. 92 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 28: Line-up of Lightning F.2s of No. 92 Sqn with XN793/K, XN768/S and XN788/N

Lightning F.2 – 29: Lightning F.2s of No. 92 Sqn with XN793/K and XN768/S

Lightning F.2 – 30: Lightning F.2 XN794/W of No. 19 Sqn

Lightning F.2 – 31: Lightning F.2 XN794/W of No. 19 Sqn

December 2017: Grumman AF Guardian – 29 photos

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More details about this aircraft can be found in the publication USN Aircraft 1922-1962 Volume 2 for the paperback version, but the e-books are available in this site.

 

Grumman AF – photo 01: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 124191of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-Four (VS-24) in flight. Accepted in October 1950, it was stricken in December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 02: A Grumman AF-2S and a AF-2W in flight. The aircraft are from Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirty-Seven (VS-37).

Grumman AF – photo 03: A Grumman AF-2S and a AF-2W of Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirty Seven (VS-37) in flight over the San Diego area.

Grumman AF – photo 04: Two Gfumman AF-2S Guardians and two AF-2Ws of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-Four (VS-24) fly in formation over Norfolk, VA.

Grumman AF – photo 05: Grumman AF-2S BuNo 123108 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Nine Hundred Thirty-One (VS-931), later VS-20, with damage, shown on the deck of USS Sicily (CVE-118). Accepted in July 1950, it was stricken in December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 06: A Grumman  AF-2S of Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirty Seven (VS-37) on the deck of USS Badoeng Strait (CVE-116).

Grumman AF – photo 07: Grumman AF-2S BuNo 124784 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirty-One (VS-31). Accepted in July 1951, it was stricken in December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 08: Grumman AF-2S BuNo 126821 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirty-One (VS-31). It was accepted in July 1952 and stricken in May 1957.

Grumman AF – photo 09: Grumman AF-2S BuNo 126770 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirty-Six (VS-36). It was accepted in February 1952 and stricken in October 1954 after an accident.

Grumman AF – photo 10: Grumman AF-2S BuNo 126809 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-Four (VS-24) on the ground at Detroit-Wayne Airport. Accepted in Februray 1952 it was to be stricken in December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 11: Grumman AF-2S BuNo 126793 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-One (VS-21) in flames on the deck of a carrier. Despite evidence, the aircraft was repaired and was stricken in December 1956. The USN accepted this AF in April 1954.

Grumman AF – photo 12: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 123091 during a pre-delivery fligth to the Navy. It was the second AF-2W buit and was accepted by the USN in January 1950. It was stricken in December 1956 with the bulk of the fleet.

Grumman AF – photo 13: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 124803 of Anti Submarine Squadron Nine Hundred Thirty-One (VS-931), which later became VS-20, on the deck of CVL-29 (USS Bataan). It was accepted in May 1951 and stricken in September 1954.

Grumman AF – photo 14: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 129284 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Eight Hundred Thirty-One (VS-831), later VS-36, on the ground. This airframe served the Navy between September 1952 and December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 15: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 124791 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-Seven (VS-27) on the ground at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville. It was in service between March 1951 and June 1957.

Grumman AF – photo 16: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 126833 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-Two (VS-22). It was accepted in April 1952 and stricken after in accident in March 1955.

Grumman AF – photo 17: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 124195 of Oakland Naval Reserve on the the ground at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oakland. It was accepted in October 1950 and was stricken in December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 18: Grumman AF-2W BuNo 129276 on the ground at Pax River, MD. It was in service with the Navy between August 1952 and December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 19: A Grumman AF-2W of Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirty-Seven (VS-37).

Grumman AF – photo 20: The second Grumman AF-2S, BuNo 123090, seen during a test flight before delivery to the Navy in January 1950. Its career would be short being stricken from the inventory in April 1954 after having flown 153 hours only.

Grumman AF – photo 21: A Grumman AF-2S being ready to be launched from an aircraft-career.

Grumman AF – photo 50: The first Grumman AF-3S, BuNo 129243, during a test flight. Accepted in December 1952, it was stricken in May 1957, having flown 1229 hours for the Navy.

Grumman AF – photo 51: Grumman AF-3S BuNo 130367 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-Seven (VS-27). It was accepted in March 1953 and was stricken in December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 52: Grumman AF-3S BuNo 130385 of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty (VS-10) on the ground at Naval Air Station (NAS) Oakland, CA. It was in service between April 1953 and March 1957.

Grumman AF – photo 53: A Grumman AF-3S of Anti-Submarine Squadron Twenty-Two (VS-22) in flight.

Grumman AF – photo 54:  A Grumman AF-3S of Naval Air Reserve Training Unit ( NARTU) New Yorkon the ground at Naval Air Station (NAS) Norfolk VA.

Grumman AF – photo 55: Grumman AF-3S BuNo 129348 was accepted in January 1953 and it is seen while seving Naval Air Reserve Training Unit (NARTU) New York at the end of its career. It was stricken in April 1957.

Grumman AF – photo 56: Grumman AF-3S BuNo 130366 of Naval Reserve Squadron at Los Alamitos. Accepted in March 1953 and stricken in December 1956.

Grumman AF – photo 57: Opposite view of Grumman AF-3S BuNo 130366 (see above photo 56).

November 2017: Hawker Horsley – 17 photos

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Horsley 01: Hawker Horsley J7992, No. 100 Sqn.

Horsley 02: Hawker Horsley J7996, No. 100 Sqn.

Horsley 03: Hawker Horsley J8609, No. 100 Sqn.

Horsley 04: Hawker Horsley J8613, No. 504 Sqn.

Horsley 05: Hawker Horsley J8618, No. 504 Sqn.

Horsley 06: Hawker Horsley S1238, No. 36 Sqn.

Horsley 07: Hawker Horsley S1243, No. 100 Sqn (forefront), flying over Firth. Leading, J8602.

Horsley 08: Hawker Horlsey of No. 36 Sqn, (S1248/8 and S1242/7)

Horsley 09: Hawker Horsley S1246, No. 36 Sqn dropping its torpedo.

Horsley 10: Hawker Horsley S1439, No. 36 Sqn coded C. Behind, Horlsey S1438, coded B.

Horsley 11: Hawker Horlsey of No. 36 Sqn (S1604/P, S1443/M)

Horsley 12: Hawker Horsley, No. 36 Sqn, coded W.

Horsley 13: Hawker Horsley, No. 36 Sqn, coded C.

Horsley 14: Hawker Horsley, No. 36 Sqn, coded X.

Horsley 15: Hawker Horsley S1452, No. 36 Sqn.

Horsley 16: Hawker Horsley S1600, No. 36 Sqn dropping its torpedo.

Horsley 17: Hawker Horlsey S1613, No. 36 Sqn.

October 2017: Supermarine Spitfire Mk VI – 11 photos

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Many of those photos can be found in the publication SQUADRONS! No. 1: The Spitfire Mk. VI – 978-2918590-38-5

pdf, Epub and Kindle versions are available in this site: 978-2918590-25-5

 

Spitfire VI – photo 01: Side view of Spitfire VI AB200 early in 1942. AB200 was the first production Mk.VI. It was used for various tests the next 18 months.

Spitfire VI – photo 02: Spitfire Mk VI AB200 taken from another angle

Spitfire VI – photo 03: Spitfire VI AB534 was delivered in March 1942 and would serve with No. 616 Sqn in May 1942. It was lost during the cover of Operation ‘Jubilee’ in August 1942.

Spitfire VI – photo 04: Spitfire Mk VI BR289 was first used by the AFDU and later with No. 616 Sqn from October 1942 onwards.

Spitfire VI – photo 05: Two views of Spitfire VI X4942 (with photo 06 below), the second Spitfire modified as an Mk.VI, which is seen as the first true prototype.

Spitfire VI – photo 06: See above.

Spitfire VI – photo 07:  Spitfire VI BR579/ON-H seen from an interesting angle. Note the large cabin air intake, part of the pressure system uner the pipes. It is another way to identify a Mk.VI, like the four-blade propeller. Worth noting, just before the cockpit, the name ‘Boroda’ from the surname of the Squadron has been partially over painted.

Spitfire VI – photo 08:  Spitfire Mk VI  BR579/ON-H  of No. 124 Squadron.

Spitfire VI – photo 09: Spitfire Mk VI  BR579/ON-H  of No. 124 Squadron taken from the front.

Spitfire VI – photo 10: Spitfire Mk VI BS124 while in service with the High Altitude Flight at Aboukir fitted with the large Vokes dust-proof filter.

 

Spitfire VI – photo 11: Another view of Spitfire Mk VI BS124 in Egypt.

September 2017: Boulton Paul Defiant, night fighter – 17 photos

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Many of those photos can be found in the publication SQUADRONS! No. 19: The Defiant day and night fighter –  979-1096490-06-6

pdf, Epub and Kindle versions are available in this site: 979-1096490-07-3

Defiant Night Fighter 01: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I N1744 of No. 256 Squadron. (see also photo 09)

 

Defiant Night Fighter 02: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I N3313 of No. 264 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 03: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I V1110 of No. 410 (RCAF) Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 04: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I T3340 of No. 255 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 05: Six Boulton Paul Defiant Mark I night fighters of 264 Squadron, based at West Malling, Kent, flying in port echelon formation.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 06: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. II AA436 of No. 151 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 07: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I V1123 of No. 410 (RCAF) Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 08: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I T4052 of No. 96 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 09: Another view of Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I N1744 of No. 256 Squadron. (see also photo 01)

 

Defiant Night Fighter 10: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I N1770 of No. 256 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 11: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I T4037 of No. 256 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 12: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I T3954 of No. 96 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 13: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I T3937 of No. 409 (RCAF) Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 14: A bit blurry, but this photo is interesting as it shows three Defiants of 307 Sqn flying in formation while heading out for a convoy patrol in 1941.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 15: A Polish Defiant of No. 307 SQuadron during the winter 1940-1941.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 16: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I N1773 of No. 264 Squadron.

 

Defiant Night Fighter 17: Boulton-Paul Defiant Mk. I N1791 of No. 151 Squadron.

August 2017: English Electric Canberra B(I).8 – Part 2 – 61 photos

 

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Part 2 is presenting aircraft from batch XH, XK, XM.

Most of those images can be found in the book: Allied Wings 19

pdf, Epub and Kindle versions are available in this site: 978-2918590-85-9

 

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 101: Canberra XH208 with the early No. 3 Squadron markings with the black undersurfaces.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 102: The same Canberra, XH208, with the new undersurfaces.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 103: Canberra XH208 at the end of its career with No. 3 Sqn and now coded A.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 104: Canberra XH209 while serving with No. 16 Sqn on its early days with the black undersurfaces.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 105: Canberra XH209 taken on landing in the mid-1960s.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 106: Canberra XH209 with the camouflage and markings of the mid-1960s.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 107: Canberra XH209 around 1970, ‘The Saint’ from the famous TV series appeared on many aircraft along with the shark’s mouth on 16 Sqn’s Canberras.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 108: Canberra XH228 in early No. 3 Sqn’s markings.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 109: Canberra XH228 seen later on with No. 3 Sqn’s markings of the beginning of the 1970’s, and now coded ‘B’.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 110: Canberra XH231 of No. 59 Sqn…

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 111:..and the same aircraft seen in the middle of the 1960s while serving with No. 3 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 112: Canberra XK951 of No. 16 Sqn with the shark’s mouth introduced at the end of sixties.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 113: Canberra XK952 of No. 3 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 114: Canberra XK952 of No. 16 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 115:

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 116: Canberra XK952 of No. 3 Sqn at the end of the sixties.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 117: Canberra XK952 of No. 3 Sqn at the end of the sixties.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 118: Canberra XK952 of No. 3 Sqn at the end of the sixties.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 119: Canberra XM244 seen at the end of its carreer, while serving with No. 16 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 120: Canberra XM244 of No. 3 Sqn and coded ‘C’.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 121: Canberra XM244 of No. 3 Sqn and coded ‘C’.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 122: Canberra XM244 of No. 3 Sqn and coded ‘C’ with the serial reduced in size.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 123: Canberra XM245 in flight while at A&AEE at the end of the fifties.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 124: The same Canberra XM245 taken on the ground during a display.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 125: Canberra XM245 at the end of its career with No. 16 Sqn in 1971, with ‘The Saint’ painted on the fin. Note the small serial on the fuselage and the worn paint of the serial on the wheel door

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 126: Canberra XM245 in 3 Sqn markings and coded ‘D’ in 1970

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 127: Canberra XM262 of No. 16 Sqn with the small squadron crest painted under the nose.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 128: Canberra XM262 of No. 16 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 129: Canberra XM262 of No. 16 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 130: Canberra XM263 of No. 16 sqn with ‘The Saint’ painted on the fin.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 131: two views (with photo 132) of Canberra XM263 in 16 Sqn markings, the unit with which XM263 spent most of its career. Above, around 1966 and, below, in 1970 with the small serial painted on the fuselage and the ‘The Saint’ insignia on the tail.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 132: See photo 131.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 133: Canberra XM264 of No. 14 Sqn, coded ‘B’ on the ground.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 134: Canberra XM264 of No. 14 Sqn, coded ‘B’ in flight.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 135: Canberra XM265 of 16 Sqn in the middle of the sixties

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 136: Canberra XM268 seen while in service with 16 Sqn. Below, in the beginning of the sixties with the black undersurfaces and, above, with the markings adopted in the middle of the sixties when the silver replaced the black paint.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 137: Canberra XM268. See photo 136.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 138: The early days and the final days. Canberra XM269 with 16 Sqn in 1965 above and, below, in 1971 with the shark’s mouth and ‘The Saint’ insignia.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 139: Canberra XM269. See photo 138.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 140: Photos of Canberras of 88 Sqn are not that common and less so with the squadron’s snake on the fin as seen on XM270.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 141: Late markings worn by Canberra XM271 while with 3 Sqn in 1969.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 142: For less than a year, between 1971 and 1972, Canberra XM271 served with 16 Sqn. At that time, the unit was easily identifiable with the shark’s mouth and ‘The Saint’ on the fin.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 143: Wearing 14 Sqn markings, this photo can be easily dated between December 1962 and September 1963 before Canberra XM272 was passed on to 16 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 144: Canberra XM273 win 3 Sqn markings at the end of the sixties. XM273 received the individual letter ‘H’.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 145: Canberra XM274 of 16 Sqn with the standard fuselage band and the squadron crest under the cockpit.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 146: Canberra XM274 after it had been withdrawn from use. While the insignia ‘The Saint’ is painted on the fin, the shark’s mouth is absent.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 147: Nice photo of Canberra XM275 in flight while serving with 3 Sqn. The serial is still black but the individual letters have made their appearance.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 148: Another view of Canberra XM275 in flight.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 149: Another view of Canberra XM275 banking to the left.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 150: Canberra XM276 of 3 Sqn with the first markings and black undersurfaces.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 151: Canberra XM276 still with No. 3 Sqn, but with the black undersurfaces re-painted. Note the large size white serial painted on the fuselage.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 152: Canberra XM276 of 3 Sqn with now the serial painted in black.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 153: Another view of Canberra XM276 of No. 3 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 154: Canberra XM277 taken after its return to 14 Sqn in 1967. Note the letter ‘P’ painted on the fin just below the squadron insignia.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 155: Canberra XM277, while with 3 Sqn this time, coded ‘H’. This letter was taken over by XM273 on 28 October 1971.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 156: Canberra XM278 of No. 14 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 157: Canberra XM278 of No. 14 Sqn, coded ‘O’.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 158: Another view of XM278/O of No. 14 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 159: Canberra XM279 seen at the end of its career with 3 Sqn, coded ‘L’. Note the small serial.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 160: Right side view of Canberra XM936/P of No. 3 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 161: Left side view of Canberra XM936/P of No. 3 Sqn.