AVROE 504, First flown at Brooklands in 1913 and still in RAF service in 1944.
AVRO 504, First flown at Brooklands in 1913 and still in RAF service in 1944.
Supermarine Swift is a British single-seat jet-propelled fighter aircraft that was operated by the Royal Air Force.
You’ve gotta love a jet that was built, at least the model 510 prototype, as a “tail dragger,” and with a cockpit a Spitfire pilot would be comfortable with.
For a brief time the fastest, and lasted until 1967 speaks for itself.
Westland Lysander was a British army co-operation and liaison
aircraft produced by Westland Aircraft used immediately before and
during the Second World War.
Blue Steel Away!
Avro Blue Steel was a British air-launched, rocket-propelled
nuclear armed standoff missile, built to arm the V bomber force. It
allowed the bomber to launch the missile against its target while still
outside the range of surface-to-air missiles.
Supermarine Swift is a British single-seat jet-propelled fighter
aircraft that was operated by the Royal Air Force during the 1940s and 1950s.
Hawker Hurricane IIa ‘P3351 / K’ (F-AZXR) by Alan Wilson
Built at Brooklands in 1940 as MkI ‘P3351’ this Hurricane went on to serve with 73sqn during the Battle of France.
Relegated to a training role, she suffered an accident in September 1941 and was rebuilt as a MkIIa. At this time she was reserialled as ‘DR393’.
She immediately went to Russia and saw Soviet service until shot down in the winter of 1943.
Recovered in 1991, she was restored by Hawker Restorations for Tim Wallis in New Zealand.
Although restored as a MkIIa, she has been painted to represent her original status as P3351 during the Battle of France.
She is now privately owned, appropriately based in France and is seen taking off to display at the 2019 Fête Aérienne Le Temps Des helices (Aerial Festival – The Time of the Propellers).
Aérodrome de Cerny-La-Ferté-Alais, Cerny, France
9th June 2019
Short Stirling from 7 squadron
Stirling was a huge aircraft!