The King of Iraq's aircraft

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Title

The King of Iraq's aircraft

Description

On the first page a front quarter view of a Spartan Executive 7W aircraft parked on a hard-standing pointing left. There is a small crown painted on the door. Caption 'King of Iraqs a/c, unlocked by F/Lt Hill ind coopealsop, Beer wagon to Wick'.

Second page show a rear quarter view of the same aircraft with registration YI-SOF pointing left. There is the coat of arms of King Ghazi on the tailplane.

Note 'It was placed on strength as RAF asset and finishes as training aid on Melrose airfield, 1 PRU had a detachment at Wick'.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/ and https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/legal.

Format

Two b/w photographs mounted on two album pages, with a pasted on note.

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Identifier

PBanksP15010123, PBanksP15010124, PBanksP15010125

Citation

“The King of Iraq's aircraft,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 15, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/1647.

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