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.
Mediterranean Mosquito1943 - flying at dusk, a 23 Sqdn Mosquito VI flies low along the Malta coastline.
'Metal in motion'In this dramatic scene, a beautiful NA F-86 Sabre is about to lift off a wet runway.
'Debden Stallions'A flight of 4 P-51D Mustangs of the 4th FG, lead by Col. Everet Stewart, head home to their base at Debden, 1945.
Royal Navy Sea Harrier FRS1 - MaintenanceA Royal Navy FRS MkI Sea Harrier (005) undergoing an engine change/maintenance at sea.
Supermarine Spitfire Mk.22In its element, this Post War Griffon engined Spitfire of 603 Sqdn, RauxAF performs high speed manoeuvres over the English county side.
Pacific BeaufightersRAAF Beaufighters of 30 Sqdn, attack Japanese supply ships during the Battle of the Bismarck Sea. March, 1943.
Dutch HuntersHawker Hunters of the Royal Netherlands Air force fly over the South Eastern Part of Biak Island, New Guinea, 1962.
Victory over BurmaOn Boxing Day, 1943, Bob Cross flying a Spitfire Mk Vc (MA388) of 136 Sqdn, claims one of two Ki-43's for the day. Cpl Yanagi flying a 3rd Chutai/204 Sentai Ki-43II, went down, possibly near Pekon Lake, Burma.
Mission to WewakFighter pilot Thomas McGuire flying 'PUDGY', a Lockheed P-38 H Lightning over Wewak, August 29th, 1943, claims a Ki-43 Oscar, one of two Japanese aircraft on that day.
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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.
Dunkirk SpitfirePainted for the 1/32 KOTARE Model box top, Alan Deere's Supermarine Spitfire Mk.I (N3180) high above Dunkirk, 1940.
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.
Duel over Korea - 1952A F-86 Sabre piloted by Cliff Jolley does battle with a MiG-15 in the skies over Korea, 1952.
SAAF NA F-51 Mustang - 'Man down'During the Korean War, a F-51 Mustang of the SAAF flies over a fellow 2 Sqdn pilot and comes to his aid, after his aircraft was downed over enemy lines.
Desert SharksHeading skyward, P-40 Kittyhawks of 112 Sqdn, RAF, take off from their desert strip in formation.
'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.
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.
'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.