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PPerkinsFWJ1516.jpg
Six men wearing a variety of uniform standing in front of the starboard wing of a Hurricane. Another man sits up on the wing. In the background a hangar. Captioned 'Pilots and Ground Crew - RAF Abu Sueir'.
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PDunmoreG16010037.jpg
Starboard wing of a fighter held vertically on a small trolley. Repaired panels visible and some panels removed at inner end. Submitted with caption 'Repair of damaged Hurricane wings. Wing after repair'.

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PDunmoreG16010039.jpg
Jig for wing spar from left to right with other jigs behind. Man wearing dust coat is working on front jig labelled Rear Spar Starboard. Submitted with caption 'Repair of Hurricane wings. Assembly and riveting of main spar'.

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MGeachDG1394781-160401-17.pdf
A book of lecture notes covering British, German, Italian and American fighter, Coastal, Army co-operation, bombers and dive bombers.
Notes on Hygiene, Water, Accommodation and conservancy in the field, Food, cookhouses and cooking, Law and…

PSearleROJ17030050.jpg
Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a Spitfire ZX-K, annotated 'Spitfire'.
Photo 2 is the centre section of a Hurricane with an airman in the cockpit, annotated 'Hurricane'.
Photo 3 is a side view of a Vickers Victoria.
Photo 4 is a…

PSearleROJ17030051.jpg
Six photographs from an album. Photo 1 is a side view of a Vickers Valentia, annotated 'Valentia'. Photo 2 is a side view of a Hurricane. Photo 3 is a general airfield view with an aircraft tipped on its nose. Photo 4 is a flyby by a fighter…

PSearleROJ17030052.jpg
Six aircraft from an album. Photo 1 is a Gloster Gladiator. Photo 2 is an airman wearing a pith helmet, standing at the front of a Blenheim. Photo 3 is a Hurricane. Photo 4 is a fighter aircraft tipped on its nose. Photo 5 is the same airman wearing…

PShipmanJ18010030.jpg
Six photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a side view of an RAF C-47, captioned 'Dakota'.
Photo 2 is a side view of an RAF York, captioned 'York'.
Photo 3 is an upside down Hurricane, captioned ' Crashed Hurri'.
Photo 4 is a side view of an RAF…

SNolanJF150621v10011.jpg
Covers installation of cables, approved solder, insulation resistance, identification of cables ands bonding.

PDunmoreG16010038.jpg
Part of fighter wing standing vertically on leading edge with some panels missing to expose ribs and spars. Submitted with caption 'Repair of damaged Hurricane wings. Wing partly repaired'.

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PBradburyDC17010041.pdf
Photo 1 - inside the hangar at RAF Coningsby. Two aircraft are visible and it is annotated 'BBMF Hanger [sic] prior to the Canadian Lancaster being towed in'.

Photo 2 - a front image of a Spitfire in the hangar.

Photos 3 and 4 - Denis Bradbury…

PBradburyDC17010030.pdf
Air-to-air shots of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight over London for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee Celebrations.

Photo 1 - Lancaster flanked by Spitfires over the Thames. The Houses of Parliament and London Eye are visible…

BMannAMannAv5.pdf
Starts with early life and interest in aviation, including photographs of pre WW2 aircraft seen at Croydon airport. Recollects going to last open day at RAF Biggin Hill. Continues account of events of lead up to and start of the war. Writes a little…

BMannAMannAv3.pdf
Reminisces about pre-war and early war days as a schoolboy in Lewisham. Recalls events at the beginning of the war. Includes photographs of aircraft and naval ships. Continues with history of events through the war's early years including…

PDunmoreG16010005.jpg
View inside a factory many machine tools, including lathes with men working on them either side of a central aisle. Submitted with caption 'Manufacture of Hurricane wings. General view machine section'.

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PDunmoreG16010006.jpg
Man with rivet gun on the left working on part of a wing on a vertical jig. Submitted with caption 'Manufacture of Hurricane wings. Assembly and riveting of skin No. s25 aft of rear spar in main assembly Jig'.

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PPearceAT16040016.jpg
A Lancaster (PA474 operated by the Battle of Britain Memorial flight) with squadron letters KM (44 Squadron) leads a Hurricane on nearside and three spitfires (one in photo reconnaissance camouflage) on far side. Below are town buildings and open…

SMarshallS1594781v10069.jpg
Photograph 1 is Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane at RAF Coningsby.
Photograph 2 is a parachute display. One parachutist is landing beside a smoke flare. He has an RAF ensign attached. There is a large attendance…

YShipmanJ1694683v2.pdf
Intermittent record of John's time at RAF West Kirby then Blackpool for training. He covers the sail from Liverpool to Durban, then India, first Bombay then train to Karachi. Once established at RAF Mauripur he records his daily work and…
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