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June 2017: English Electric Canberra B(I).8 – Part 1 – 50 photos

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Part 1 is presenting aircraft from batch WT and the prototype.

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

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 01: The prototype of the B(I)8, VX185, seen on the ground showing the new nose and new shape given to the Canberra.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 02: Canberra VX185 showing off its new lines while banking to the right.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 03: Canberra VX185 taken during one of the test flights.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 04: Canberra WT328 taken while landing showing its black undersurfaces and white serials. This was the first camouflage painted on the Canberra B(I)8 when they were delivered to the RAF. WT328 was never issued to an RAF squadron.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 05: Canberra B(I).8 WT329 was never issued to any squadron and flew various trials with the RAF before being modified as a B(I) Mk.12 for the RNZAF.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 06:  Canberra B(I).8 WT332 of No. 3 Sqn with the letter M painted on the tail in 1971.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 07: Another view of WT332.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 08: Canberra B(I).8 WT332 seen while serving with 3 Sqn (easily identifiable by the green band on the tail and the squadron’s emblem located forward of that). The silver undersides were introduced during the mid-sixties and the serials painted in black.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 09: Canberra B(I).8 WT336 seen in a hangar.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 10: Canberra B(I).8 WT336 served in the early 1970s with 3 Sqn and received the full squadron markings. Note the individual letter painted on the nose wheel door and that the serial is now painted in small letters on the fuselage. (see also photo 11 below)

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 11: see above.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 12: Canberra B(I).8 WT336 of 14 Sqn in 1969-70. Note the squadron’s emblems on the tail and nose.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 13: Canberra B(I).8 WT336 een in flight early in its career with the black undersurfaces.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 14: Two Canberra B(I)8s of 14 Sqn flying low during the early stages of their career as shown the black undersides. They are WT336 and WT345.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 15: Two side views of Canberra B(I). 8 WT337 (see below photo 16) while in service with 14 Sqn. Note that the photographs seem to be similar but note that the squadron’s emblems are not painted on the nose in the upper photograph, which was taken in 1968, while the one below was taken in 1970.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 16: see above.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 17: Canberra B(I).8 WT337 is seen landing and showing its silver undersides and serials.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 18: Canberra B(I).8 WT339, taken before being passed to 3 Sqn, with no markings visible but with the serial painted in small letters on the fuselage

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 19: Canberra B(I).8 WT339 seen in full 14 Sqn markings in 1969 and the individual letter ‘D’

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 20: Another side view of WT339/D of No. 14 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 21: With the snake on the fin, this Canberra B(I).8, WT339, belongs to 88 Sqn.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 22: two photos (with photo 23) of WT340 while in service with 16 Sqn. Above, wearing the markings in force in the mid-sixties when the undersides became silver. Note the fuselage band typical of the squadron’s Canberras with the unit’s emblem on the nose. Below, the same aircraft taken in 1970 with some changes regarding the markings. The serial is painted on the nose wheel door and the squadron crest has replaced the previous emblem.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 23: see above

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 24: Canberra B(I).8 WT341 seen in 1969 in 16 Sqn markings in use at that time: black outlined yellow band on the fuselage and the squadron crest under the cockpit.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 25: Canberra B(I).8 WT342 taken in the final for landing.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 26: Canberra B(I).8 WT342 of 16 Sqn in 1968. Note that the crest was present on both sides of the fuselage under the cockpit

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 27: Canberra B(I).8 WT345, in the early stages of its career, flying with 59 Sqn which was using a black exclamation mark in an red outlined white triangle (just like the road sign!).

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 28: Later on, Canberra B(I).8 WT345 served with 16 Sqn and is seen here in 1967.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 29: By the end of the career of the Canberra B(I).8, the size of the serial painted on the fuselage was reduced as can be seen on WT346 of 3 Sqn in 1971.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 30: Canberra B(I).8 WT346/F of No. 14 Sqn seen while parked.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 31: Canberra B(I). 8 WT347 seen in 1968 with the full 14 Sqn markings. It was allocated the letter ‘N’ within the squadron.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 32:  Canberra B(I). 8 WT347 landing with the flaps down and displaying its undersurfaces.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 33: Canberra B(I).8 WT362 spent most of its career with 14 Sqn. It is seen here in the beginning of the 1960s still with the undersides painted in semi-matt black. Note the squadron’s emblem on the fin.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 34: Two photos of Canberra B(I).8 WT362 in full 14 Sqn markings at the end of the sixties. The two images are similar but note that on the upper photo, the engine intake is painted (probably in red). See also phot 35 below.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 35: see above.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 36: Eventually, Canberra B(I). 8 WT362 ended its career with 3 Sqn and was coded ‘R’. This photo was taken in 1970.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 37: Canberra B(I).8 WT362 of No. 14 Sqn in the forefront seen at dispersal.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 38: Canberra B(I).8 WT363 was first issued to 59 Sqn and carried the ‘danger ahead’ road sign marking.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 39: Canberra B(I).8 WT363 while serving with 14 Sqn at the end of its career, seen here in 1968, coded ‘H’.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 40: If Canberra B(I).8 WT364 served with 3 Sqn for most of the sixties, it received the individual letter ‘N’ in the last years of the decade. This photo was taken in 1969.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 41: Canberra B(I).8 WT365 spent most of its career with 14 Sqn and it is shown here in full squadron markings. By the end of its career with 14, it was allocated the
individual letter ‘J’. See also below.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 42: See above.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 43: Canberra B(I).8 WT365 seen on take off displaying its undersurfaces and serial.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 44: Various views (photos 44  to 49) of Canberra (B).8 WT366 during its time service with 14 Sqn by the end of which it was coded ‘K’. It wears the full squadron markings on the tail and nose.

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 45: See above

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 46: See photo 44

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 47: See photo 44

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 48: See photo 44

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 49: See photo 44

Photo Canberra B (I).8 – 50: Canberra B(I).8 WT368 served only a few weeks with 3 Sqn so it was very lucky to get a photo of it in the unit’s markings.

May 2017: Curtiss biplane fighters (P-1 to P-23) – 24 photos

Photo 01: Curtiss P-1 of the 27th PS/1st PG

Photo 02: Curtiss P-1 of the 17th PS/1st PG

Photo 03: Curtiss P-1B of the 27th PS/1st PG

Photo 04: Curtiss P-1B of the 27th PS/1st PG

Photo 05: Curtiss P-1F s/n 28-42 of 43rd Squadron of Kelly Field.

Photo 11: Curtiss P-2 s/n 25-420, the first of the five built.

Photo 21: Curtiss P-3, one of the five built (26-300, 26-189/293)

Photo 31: Curtiss P-5 s/n 27-327, the first of the five built.

Photo 41: The Curtiss XP-6 (25-423) which was designed frome a Curtiss P-2 airframe.

Photo 42: The Curtiss XP-6B (29-529) was a P-1C modified.

Photo 43:  Curtiss P-6 26-260, the first production aircraft later converted to a P-6A

Photo 44: A Curtiss P-6D, which had a three-blade propeller.

Photo 45: A Curtiss P-6E of the 17th PS/1st PG in 1934 (code 77). The P-6E was the variant the most buit with 46 copies.

Photo 46: Another Curtiss P-6E of the 17th PS/1st PG (coded 56)

Photo 47: A Curtiss P-6E of 94th PS/1st PG

Photo 48: A Curtiss P-6E serving as liason aircraft at Wright-Petterson field.

Photo 49: Another P-6E of the 17th PS/1st PG (coded 44).

Photo 61: Left side view of the sole Curtiss XP-10 (28-387)

Photo 62: Right side view of the Curtiss XP-10 (28-387)

Photo 71: Curtiss XP-17 was built from a P-1 but didn’t enter production.

Photo 81: Curtiss YP-20 s/n 29-374, the sole of its kind.

Photo 85: Curtiss YP-22 s/n 29-262, the sole of its kind.

Photo 91: Curtiss YP-23 was built from a P-6E.

Photo 92: Side view of the YP-23

April 2017: Hawker Nimrod – 17 photos

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Nimrod 01: The Hawker Nimrod S1577, the first Nimrod used for trials.

Nimrod 02: Hawker Nimrod S1579 of No. 408 Flight about to deck land.

Nimrod 03: Hawker Nimrod S1579 of No. 408 Flight.

Nimrod 04: Hawker Nimrod S1582 of No. 800 Sqn.

Nimrod 05: Hawker Nimrod S1587 and K3661 (leading) of No. 802 Sqn.

Nimrod 06: Hawker Nimrod S1618 of the Base Training Squadron of Leuchars.

Nimrod 07: Hawker Nimrod S1621 of No. 800 Sqn.

Nimrod 08: Hawker Nimrod S1623 of No. 802 Sqn.

Nimrod 09: Hawker Nimrod S1635 of No. 800 Sqn.

Nimrod 10: Hawker Nimrod K2823 while being tested at No. 17 Sqn in 1938.

Nimrod 11: Another view of K2823.

Nimrod 12: Hawker Nimrod K2840 of No. 800 Sqn.

Nimrod 13: Hawker Nimrod K2912 of No. 800 Sqn.

Nimrod 14: Hawker Nimrod K3656 of No. 802 Sqn.

Nimrod 15: Hawker Nimrod K4620 of No. 801 Sqn in flight.

Nimrod 16: Another view of Hawker Nimrod K4620 of No. 801 Sqn.

Nimrod 17:  Hawker Nimrod K5057 of No. 800 Sqn.

March 2017: Gloster Javelin FAW.4, FAW.5 & FAW.6 – 38 photos

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Photo 01: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA632/A of No. 11 Sqn.

Photo 02: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA634 used by Gloster for trials and was never issued to any RAF units.

Photo 03: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA635/L of No. 3 Sqn.

Photo 04: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA638/J of No. 3 Sqn.

Photo 05: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA724/F of No. 11 Sqn.

Photo 06: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA728/J of No. 23 Sqn.

Photo 07: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA730/N of No. 72 Sqn.

Photo 08: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA731/M of No. 72 Sqn.

Photo 09: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA752/F of No. 72 Sqn.

Photo 10: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA754/D of No. 72 Sqn.

Photo 11: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA756/T of No. 41 Sqn.

Photo 12: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA758/S of No. 41 Sqn.

Photo 13: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA761/J of No. 41 Sqn.

Photo 14: Gloster Javelin FAW.4 XA767/K of No. 41 Sqn.

Photo 31: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA647/B of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 32: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA651/D of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 33: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA652/A of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 34: Another view of Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA652/A of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 35: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA652/T of the AWFCS.

Photo 36: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA654/J of No. 72 Sqn.

Photo 37: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA655/F of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 38: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA658 before its delivery to the RAF (no markings)

Photo 39: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA666/Z of No. 41 Sqn.

Photo 40: Derelick of Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XH690/A of No. 5 Sqn.

Photo 41: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA6693/T of No. 228 OCU.

Photo 42: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA694/R of No. 228 OCU.

Photo 43: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA699/F of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 44: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA702/V and XA691/E of No. 228 OCU.

Photo 45: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA703/Y of No. 41 Sqn.

Photo 46: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA704/J of No. 5 Sqn.

Photo 47: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA707/B of No. 5 Sqn.

Photo 48: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA713/W of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 49: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XA715/T of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 50: Gloster Javelin FAW.5 XH688/X of No. 151 Sqn.

Photo 71: Gloster Javelin FAW.6 XA815/E of No. 85 Sqn.

Photo 72: Gloster Javelin FAW.6 XA819/V of No. 29 Sqn.

Photo 73: Gloster Javelin FAW.6 XA824/H of No. 29 Sqn.

Photo 74: Gloster Javelin FAW.6 XH702/X of AFDS

February 2017: English Electric Lightning T.4 – 32 photos

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Lightning T.4 – 01: EE Lightning T.4 XL628, the first prototype of the T.4 version.

Lightning T.4 – 02: EE Lightning T.4 XL629, the second prototype of the T.4 version.

Lightning T.4 – 03: EE Lightning T.4 XM968/Q of No. 92 Squadron.

  Lightning T.4 – 04: EE Lightning T.4 XM969 of No. 226 OCU.

Lightning T.4 – 05: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM969 of No. 226 OCU.

  Lightning T.4 – 06: EE Lightning T.4 XM970 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 07: EE Lightning T.4 XM970 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 08: EE Lightning T.4 XM970/G of Lightning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

  Lightning T.4 – 09: EE Lightning T.4 XM971/K of Lightning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

 Lightning T.4 – 10: EE Lightning T.4 XM971 of No. 226 OCU. This aircraft was lost in an accident on 2 January 1967.

Lightning T.4 – 11: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM971 of No. 226 OCU.

Lightning T.4 – 12: EE Lightning T.4 XM972/J of Lightning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

Lightning T.4 – 13: EE Lightning T.4 XM972 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 14: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM972 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 15: EE Lightning T.4 XM973 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

  Lightning T.4 – 16: EE Lightning T.4 XM974 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings. It was lost in an accident on 14 December 1972 while serving with No. 226 OCU.

  Lightning T.4 – 17: EE Lightning T.4 XM974/T of No. 74 Squadron.

Lightning T.4 – 18: EE Lightning T.4 XM987 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 19: EE Lightning T.4 XM988 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings. It was to be lost on 5 June 1973 in an accident while serving with No. 226 OCU.

  Lightning T.4 – 20: EE Lightning T.4 XM991/T of No. 92 Squadron.

 Lightning T.4 – 21: EE Lightning T.4 XM990 of No. 226 OCU in 1965 and was still serving this unit when it was lost in an accident on 19 September 1970.

 Lightning T.4 – 22: EE Lightning T.4 XM994 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

Lightning T.4 – 23: EE Lightning T.4 XM995/T of No. 92 Squadron.

    Lightning T.4 – 24: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM995/T of No. 92 Squadron, with new camouflage scheme.

Lightning T.4 – 25: Another view of EE Lightning T.4 XM995/T of No. 92 Squadron, but a variant on the nose markings (see photo 23)

 Lightning T.4 – 26: EE Lightning T.4 XM996 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 27: EE Lightning T.4 XM996 of No. 226 OCU with No. 65 Squadron markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 28: EE Lightning T.4 XM996 of No. 226 OCU with the early markings.

 Lightning T.4 – 29: EE Lightning T.4 XM997 of No. 226 OCU with No. 145 Squadron markings. It was the last T.4 built.

Lightning T.4 – 30: EE Lightning T.4 XM889/X of No. 56 Squadron. Would later be converted to Lightning T.54 for Saudi Arabia in 1966.

Lightning T.4 – 31: EE Lightning T.4 XM992/Z of No. 111 Squadron would be also converted to T.54 for Saudi Arabia in 1966.

Lightning T.4 – 32: EE Lightning T.4 XM993 of the Lighthning Conversion Squadron (LCS) in 1962.

January 2017: Westland Wapiti (RAF & RCAF) – 36 photos

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Wapiti 01: Westland Wapiti I J9102 was used to test various engines during its career and was never issued to any operational unit.

Wapiti 02: Westland Wapiti II J9237 was initially sent to Canada for cold weather trials on loan to the RCAF for 60 months.

Wapiti 03: Westland Wapiti J9410 of No. 30 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 04: Westland Wapiti J9410 (see also photo 03) of No. 30 Squadron taken on the ground this time.

Wapiti 05: Westland Wapitis of No. 28 Squadron in flights, with in the forefront J9481.

Wapiti 06: Westland Wapiti IIA J9506 of No. 28 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 07: Westland Wapitis J9595, J9631 and J9634 of No. 55 Squadron flying in formation.

Wapiti 08: Westland Wapiti J9619 of No. 30 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 09: Westland Wapiti J9630 of No. 84 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 10: Westland Wapiti J9634 of No. 55 Squadron in flight.

 

Wapiti 11: Westland Wapiti J9719 of No. 60 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 12: Westland Wapiti J9754 of No. 1 SFTS (India) being towed in 1940. This Wapiti is coded PT-F (the individual letter F is painted just behind the engine)

Wapiti 13: Westland Wapiti J9835 of No. 84 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 14: Another shot of Westland Wapiti J9835 taken from another angle.

Wapiti 15: Westland Wapitis of No. 84 Squadron, J9844 being in the forefront.

Wapiti 16: Westland Wapiti J9857 of No. 601 Squadron.

Wapiti 17: Westland Wapiti K1125 of No. 55 Squadron in 1936. It was coded ‘B3’.

Wapiti 18: Westland Wapitis K1143, J9856 and J9617 of No. 601 Squadron flying in formation.

Wapiti 19: Westland Wapiti IIA K1148 of No. 601 Squadron in flight. It would be later sold to the RCAF as 508 in January 1936.

Wapiti 20: Westland Wapiti IIA K1261 of No. 1 SFTS (India) in 1939 in flight.

Wapiti 21: Westland Wapiti K1291 of No. 27 Squadron ready for take-off. This Wapiti survived until 28.05.42 when ran into soft ground while taxying and tipped up.

Wapiti 22: Westland Wapiti IIA K1300 of No. 27 Squadron warming up its engine before another routine flight.

Wapiti 23: Westland Wapiti IIA K1338 of No. 604 Squadron taken during a very low altitude flight.

Wapiti 24: Westland Wapiti IIA K1343 of No. 605 Squadron in flight. It crashed in forced landing on 11.11.34.

Wapiti 25: Westland Wapiti IIA K1348 of No. 605 Squadron banking to the right. This Wapiti was later converted to Wallace configuration as K3569.

Wapiti 26: Westland Wapiti IIA K1369 of No. 501 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 27: Westland Wapiti IIA K1391 of No. 55 Squadron.

Wapiti 28: Westland Wapiti VI, a dual control trainer, K2241 of No. 604 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti 29: Westland Wapiti IIA K2289 of No. 27 Squadron in flight.

Wapiti (RCAF) 71: Westland Wapiti IIA 508 taken in flight. Delivered in March 1936 it was formely K1148 of the RAF. It was the first RCAF Wapiti taken on charge.

Wapiti (RCAF) 72: Side view of Westland Wapiti 508 on the ground.

Wapiti (RCAF) 73: Westland Wapiti IIA 513 (formely K1326). Delivered in March 1936, it ended its career as an instructional airframe at Trenton.

Wapiti (RCAF) 74: Three Westland Wapitis of the RCAF, with from left to right, 543 (ex-J9870), 510 (ex-K1318) and 542 (ex-J9869). They were used by No. 3 (B) Squadron, RCAF at that time.

Wapiti (RCAF) 75: Westland Wapiti 508 on skis seen after a minor accident.

Wapiti (RCAF) 76: Westland Wapiti 540 (ex-J9617) which ended its career as 513 (see photo 73).

Wapiti (RCAF) 77: Westland Wapiti 512 (ex-K1326) delivered in May 1937 served the RCAF until being struck off strenght in March 1941.

November 2016: Bristol Bulldog – 32 photos

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Photo 01: Bristol Bulldog J9568 of No. 3 Squadron.

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Photo 02: Bristol Bulldog J9574 of No. 3 Squadron.

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Photo 03: Bristol Bulldog K1678 of No. 23 Squadron.

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Photo 04: Bristol Bulldog K1080 was the second production aircraft of the second batch and was delivered in January 1930. It would serve with No. 17 Squadron.

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Photo 05: Another view of Bristol Bulldog K1080.

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Photo 06: Bristol Bulldog K1085 in flight.

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Photo 07: Another view of Bulldog K1085.

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Photo 08: Bristol Bulldogs of No. 17 Sqn with K1081 leading the section in the forefront. It was lost in an accident in May 1931.

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Photo 09: Bristol Bulldog K1088 with No. 17 Sqn markings.

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Photo 10: Bristol Bulldog K1638 of the Air Gunner School

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Photo 11: Bristol Bulldog K1641 of No. 54 Squadron.

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Photo 12: A section of three Bristol Bulldogs of No. 23 Squadron flying in formation with K1587, K1678 and K2151.

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Photo 13:  A trio of No. 41 Squadron Bulldogs in flight.

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Photo 14: A trio of No. 17 Squadron Bulldogs taking-off with K1671 in the forefront.

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Photo 15: Bristol Bulldog K2142 of No. 17 Squadron.

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Photo 16: Six No. 19 Squadron Bulldogs flying in formation.

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Photo 17: Bristol Bulldog K2159 of No. 19 Squadron.

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Photo 18: Another view of Bulldog K2159 while serving with No. 17 Squadron.

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Photo 19: Bristol Bulldog K2184 of No. 41 Squadron.

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Photo 20:  Bristol Bulldog K2203 of No. 54 Squadron.

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Photo 21: Bristol Bulldogs of No. 56 Squadron with K2206 and K2227 visible.

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Photo 22: Bristol Bulldog K2227 of No. 56 Squadron.

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Photo 23: Bristol Bulldog K2229 of No. 56 Squadron.

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Photo 24: Bristol Bulldog Trainer K3170, the first of its kind and will serve with the Central Flying School.

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Photo 25: Bristol Bulldog Trainer K3181 was initially issued to No. 19 Squadron in February 1933.

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Photo 26: Bristol Bulldog K2172 No. 3 Squadron.

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Photo 50: Finnish Bristol Bulldog BU-59, the first to have been delivered to the Finns on 20.12.34. It would be withdrawn from use in May 1944 with 774.5 hours to its airframe.

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Photo 51: Two Finnish Bulldogs during the Winter War.

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Photo 52: Bristol Bulldog BU-71 while serving as an advanced trainer at the LeSK. It was lost in an accident on 13.10.42.

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Photo 53: Bristol Bulldog BU-63 of T-LLv 35 in 1941-1942.

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Photo 54: Bristol Bulldog IIA BU-216 was one of the two Bulldogs given by Sweden to Finland during the Winter War in December 1939 and served as advanced trainer.

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Photo 55: Another view of BU-216

October 2016: Gloster Meteor NF.11, NF.12 & NF.13 – 26 photos

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Meteor NF.11 – 01: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD608 of No. 141 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 02: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD643 of No. 151 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 03: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD673 of No. 87 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 04: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD677 of No. 68 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 05: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD686 was used for various tests all its career long.

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Meteor NF.11 – 06: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD724 of No. 264 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 07: Gloster Meteor NF.11WD765 of the ETPS (Empire Test Flying School)

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Meteor NF.11 – 08: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD770 of No. 141 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 09: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD791 used as test bed at CFE. Note the nose.

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Meteor NF.11 – 10: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WD794 of No. 96 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 11: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WM154.

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Meteor NF.11 – 12: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WM174 of No. 29 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 13: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WM176 of No. 29 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 14: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WM190 of No. 87 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 15: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WM223 of No. 151 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.11 – 16: Gloster Meteor NF.11 WM237 of No. 226 OCU.

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Meteor NF.11 – 17: Gloster Metero NF.11 WM245 of No. 151 Sqn

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Meteor NF.12 – 51: Gloster Meteor NF.12 WS597 of the CSE (Central Signals Establishment)

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Meteor NF.12 – 52: Gloster Meteor NF.12 WS607 NF.12 of No. 72 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.12 – 53: Three Meteor NF.12s of No. 25 Sqn taken while flying in close formation. The aircraft are WS622/R, WS694/Q and WS697/N.

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Meteor NF.12 – 54: Gloster Meteor NF.12 WS665 of No. 25 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.12 – 55: Four Meteor NF.12s of No. 25 Sqn taken while flying in close formation. The aircraft are WS680/T, WS622/R, WS694/Q and WS697/N.

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Meteor NF.12 – 56: Gloster Meteor NF.12 WS697 of No. 25 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.12 – 57: Gloster Meteor NF.12 WS593 of No. 85 Sqn passing along Meteor NF.14s

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Meteor NF.13 – 81: Gloster Meteor NF.13 WM321 of No. 219 Sqn.

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Meteor NF.13 – 82: Gloster Meteor NF.13 WM339  of No. 219 Sqn with the black/yellow stripes used during the Suez crisis.

September 2016: Vickers Victoria & Valentia – 21 photos

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Photo 30: Vickers Victoria Mk. III J7933 of No. 70 Sqn in 1929.

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Photo 50: Vickers Victoria Mk. V JR8230 of No. 216 Sqn.

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Photo 51: Vickers Victoria Mk. V K2343 of No. 216 Sqn.

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Photo 52: Vickers Victoria Mk. V of BT Flight India.

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Photo 53: Vickers Victoria Mk. V K1315 of No. 216 Sqn.

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Photo 54: Vickers Victoria K1310 of No. 70 Sqn.

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Photo 55: Vickers Victoria Mk. V J9764 of No. 70 sqn.

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Photo 60: Vickers Valentia K3168 of No. 70 Sqn.

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Photo 61: Vickers Valentia K3167 of No. 216 Sqn.

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Photo 62: Vickers Valentia K3165 of No. 70 Sqn.

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Photo 63: Vickers Valentia K3160 of No. 70 Sqn.

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Photo 64: Vickers Valentia  JR8232 of 31 Sqn in 1939.

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Photo 65: Vickers Valentia KR3163 of No. 216 Sqn.

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Photo 66: Vickers Valentia K3159 of No. 70 Sqn after it caught fire and destroyed in April 1936.

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Photo 67: Vickers Valentia K8849 seen after is accident of 19.12.40.

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Photo 68: Vickers Valentia K3612 of No. 216 Sqn.

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Photo 69: Vickers Valentia K2340 of the Bomber Transport Flight India taking off.

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Photo 70: Vickers Valentia K5605 of 216 Sqn.

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Photo 71: Vickers Valentia K4634 of 31 Sqn in India; This aircraft survived until June 1942.

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Photo 72: Vickers Valentia K4633 of No. 31 Sqn.

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Photo 73: Vickers Valentia K2798 of 216 Sqn after its accident in April 1940 at Heliopolis.