Avro Lancaster Night RaidAgainst all odds, F/LT Rogers and his crew survived to tell the events of their night raid over Potsdam, Germany, April 14, 1945, with a badly damaged aircraft and fumes in the fuel tanks, they returned to base after an 8 hour 35 min. flight.
WhirlwindsA pair of Westland Whirlwinds of 137 Sqdn attack a German 'Narvik' class Destroyer, 1942.
Dutch HuntersHawker Hunters of the Royal Netherlands Air force fly over the South Eastern Part of Biak Island, New Guinea, 1962.
'Arado down!'Piloted by 1st LT Huie Lamb, a P-51 D Mustang screams over the German landscape at low level, shooting down a fast Luftwaffe jet bomber, the Arado Ar 234. March 19, 1945.
Dunkirk SpitfirePainted for the 1/32 KOTARE Model box top, Alan Deere's Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I (N3180) high above Dunkirk, 1940.
Stirling Night RaidA Short Stirling flying low over its target in Italy in late 1942. Sadly this aircraft was lost the same night, pilot Flight Sergeant Middleton posthumously receiving the Victoria Cross for his heroic action, enabling most of the crew to bail out of the doomed bomber.
Attack from above!September 25, 1917 - Flying on patrol, two RAF RE.8 biplane fighters attack a lone Ottoman Halberstadt DV over Mesopotamia. RE.8 A4334 losing the outer sections of the upper wing, as they broke off in a fast, steep dive. Pilot Lt Malcolm Begg, made a successful emergency landing, only to be captured by the enemy. He survived the war.
Stirling at DuskAn atmospheric scene of Short Stirling BK644, on a 'gardening' mission in Feb. 1943. Sadly the aircraft was lost in action with all 8 crew.
'TEN KNIGHTS'In this dramatic scene, a badly damaged B-24D Liberator over Wewak in the South Pacific, is captured moments before its end, with the loss of all crew. December 1943.
Burmese HurricaneFlying a Hawker Hurricane IIb, WC Frank Carey downs one of 3 Ki-27 Nate's over Moulmein, Burma, bringing his kill tally to 28 on the 26th of February, 1942.
Desert SharksHeading skyward, P-40 Kittyhawks of 112 Sqdn, RAF, take off from their desert strip in formation.
Malta BeaufighterPainted in my looser style, this atmospheric and dramatic scene features a Bristol Beaufighter VI of 227 Sqdn flying over the open sea, 1943.
Combat over North WealdFlying a 151 Sqdn Hurricane, Victor Beamish dives on an invading pair of Messerschmitt Bf-110’s of ZG 26 – 1940.
'Close Encounter'Flying a North American P-51 D, Captain Abner Aust of 457th FS engages a Kawasaki Ki-100 of the 111th Sentai off the coast of Japan - July 16, 1945.
'Allison Ponies' - North American MustangA pair of RAF Mustang I's of 309 Sqdn (Polish) come in low, striking ground targets in occupied France, late 1942.
Panzer StrikeA Focke Wulf Fw-190 F-9 of SG77, comes in low, firing its rockets at Soviet T-34 tanks. 1945
Combat over the ChannelGerman Dornier D0-17's of 3/KG76 receive attention from Hawker Hurricanes of 501 Sqdn - Battle of Britain, August 1940.
Brewster 339 BuffaloA Buffalo flown by Geoff Fisken of 243 Sqdn, tries his best to fight off the invading Japanese - December 8, 1941
Desert DuelThis high action WWII scene depicts a SAAF Hurricane MkII on the tail of a Messerschmitt Bf-109 E-7 of JG-27, North Africa - 1941.
Messerschmitt Me 262With formidable speed and fire power, this jet powered fighter climbs to engage the approaching allied bombers and fighters.
B7A2 'Grace' vs. FAA HellcatThe beautiful lines of the B7A2 'Grace' are seen in the striking view. Four of these late war Japanese torpedo bombers were intercepted by FAA Hellcats on 25 July, 1945. This was the Hellcat's final combat in British service.
'Merlin Magic'A Spitfire's Rolls-Royce Merlin engine undergoes a maintenance run as MH434 taxis out.
Vought F7U CutlassAn F7U Cutlass of VF-83 is catapulted from the deck of USS Intrepid - 1954
Hawker Hurricane Mk IThis A4 pencil drawing features the aircraft of Edward Gracie, of 56 Sqdn, RAF - 1940.
Fairey Delta FD2Piloted by Peter Twiss, the little delta wing jet gains the world speed record (1132mph/1811kmph)on the 10th March, 1956.