Scheme A - Boeing Fortress Mk.III (B-17G) "Take It Easy", No.214 (Federated Malay States) Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group, Royal Air Force Sculthorpe & Royal Air Force Oulton, Norfolk, England 1944. Scheme B - Boeing Fortress Mk.III (B-17G), No.223 Squadron, No.100 (Bomber Support) Group, Royal Air Force Sculthorpe & Royal Air Force...
Scheme A - Messerschmitt Me262A-1A 9./Kampfgeschwader(J) 54, Neuburg an der Donau, Bavaria, Germany, March-April 1945. Scheme B - Messerschmitt Me262A-1A Aircraft flown by Geschwaderkommodore Theodor Weissenburger, Stab II./Jagdgeschwader 7, Kaltenkirchen, Germany, January 1945.
Scheme A - Aircraft flown by Flight Lieutenant Edward 'Ted' Powles, No. 81 Squadron, Royal Air Force Kai Tak, Hong Kong, January 1951. Scheme B - 3 Division Flottilj 11, Flygvapnet, Nyköping, Sweden, 1949.
Scheme A - No. 825 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Glorious, 1939. Scheme B - Aircraft believed to have been flown by Lieutenant Ian Swayne and observer Sub Lieutenant (A) J. Buxall, Operation "Judgement", No. 815 Naval Air Squadron, Fleet Air Arm, HMS Illustrious, 11-12 November, 1940.
Ordered straight from the drawing board in 1935, the Bristol Type 142, later called the Blenheim, saw service across all the major fronts of the Second World War. The Blenheim was used extensively by the RAF as both a light bomber and fighter before being phased out of service in 1943.
Its not the most famous RAF aircraft of WWII, the Whitley was one of three British medium bombers in service at the outbreak of the WWII and although it was withdrawn from front line bombing duties following the introduction of heavier, four-engined bombers.
Originally, this airplane entered RAF service as a heavy fighter/night fighter in August 1940, the Bristol Beaufighter proved to be an extremely versatile aircraft. Perhaps best known as a Coastal Command strike aircraft, Beaufighters could launch savage attacks against all manner of Axis shipping targets.
Seen all over the United Kingdom every summer and in parts of Europe, this brand new version of an element of the BBMF comes with the Lancaster BIII, Spitfire PRXIX and MkII and means the skill and sacrifices made by the air and ground crews of the RAF during WWII.
Described by General Eisenhower as one of the 4 weapons that helped the Allies to win the WWII, Douglas DC3 and its military variant the C-47 Skytrain (Dakota in RAF service) has since gone on to be an instantly symbol of both air travel and the liberation of taken lands that so characterized the WWII.
Thrilling Airshow audiences all over the world, Royal Air Force Red Arrows aerobatic display team enjoyed their 50th display season in 2014. Their distinctive airplane Hawk T.1 jets are some of the most incredible aircraft in the world.