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PChadwickR19040116.jpg
Eight men sitting and two standing gathered round a table covered in documents. All wear suit and tie and are looking at the model of an Avro York. Roy Chadwick is standing sixth from right pointing to the model. On the reverse 'Roy Chadwick in his…

PChadwickR19040071.jpg
In the foreground three men in line. On the left a man is signing the fuselage of an aircraft. The two men to the right wearing coats and bowler hats. In the background a woman wearing a coat and two RAF officers wearing greatcoats. To the left and…

PChadwickR19040050.jpg
Fourteen men, ten sitting and four standing, gathered round a table looking at a model of an Avro York on the table as well as a rolled document. behind to the right a door. Roy Chadwick is in the centre sitting. On the reverse 'Roy Chadwick with his…

PChadwickR19040048.jpg
Winston Churchill wearing RAF uniform and smoking cigar walks with an officer wearing khaki desert uniform. behind them on the right is a naval officer. To the left a group of five officers and one civilian wearing a hat. On the right the front of an…

PChadwickR19040047.jpg
Top - Half Length portrait of Roy Chadwick wearing dark suit standing behind a desk looking at a document. There are windows behind. Captioned '(Wording on the back of photos). A specification is received the air ministry for a modification to be…

PFordTA17110072.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is five airmen in khaki and shorts, standing outside a large building.
Photo 2 is an airman standing outside a hut.
Photo 3 is a York on a desert relief landing ground.

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PFordTA17110071.pdf
Three photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is four airman on the base of an ornamental street light, captioned 'No 1 Crew, Tripoli Harbour'.
Photo 2 is an aerial view of two pyramids at Giza, captioned 'Der Pyramids'.
Photo 3 is a side view of a…

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PFordTA17110065.pdf
Four photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is accommodation at Mauripur, captioned 'Billets at Mauripur, nr Karachi. Group of Bearers'.
Photo 2 and 4 are oblique aerial photos of the Taj Mahal.
Photo 3 is the starboard side of an Avro York, captioned…

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PChadwickR19040018.jpg
In the foreground three Royal Air Force officers wearing Khaki desert uniform. The centre officer is an Air Chief Marshall and wears a side cap. The other two are wing commanders wearing peaked caps. Behind them partially hidden, another group of…

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PChadwickR19040002.jpg
Nine men gathered round a table listening to Roy Chadwick who is standing centre pointing to a model of an Avro York. Table is covered with blueprints and documents. In the background a window. On the reverse 'Picture Post, Roy Chadwick (centre…

PFordTA17060008.jpg
An oblique aerial photograph of the Taj Mahal taken from an Avro York.

PFordTA17060007.jpg
An Avro York, MW206, at Al Ahabad, Pakistan.
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PPearceAT16030004.jpg
Top- newspaper cutting and photograph. Shows two Royal Air Force officers and two United States army air force officers in line under a sign that says 'Welcome R.A.F.' Captioned 'Greetings. Group Captain R.C.M. Collard. officer in charge of RAF tour,…

PPearceAT16010074.jpg
B-29 on the right (Betty Marion), light paint scheme Lancaster in the centre and Avro York on the left all lined up on airfield hard-standing with many spectators walking in front.

PPearceAT16010067.jpg
Avro York on display facing left, parked on hard-standing with spectators walking past. In the foreground a military man with side cap and khaki uniform. In the background other display aircraft.

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PAllenJH16010005.jpg
Close up of the collapsed starboard undercarriage of an Avro York, in the snow. On the reverse 'Ottawa 1946'.

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PAllenJH16010003.jpg
Front view of an Avro York with starboard undercarriage collapsed in the snow. On the reverse 'Me in flat cap extreme right of photo Ottawa 1946 MW102 Prime Minister's a/c Passenger: J Strachey Minister of Food'.

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PDorricottLW15090040.jpg
The port nose of a York. The pilot's window is open. On the reverse 'Smuts' York' Dorricott'.

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PDorricottLW15090037.jpg
Port side front of a York.

PDorricottLW15090033.jpg
The tail of a York, '4999'. In the background is a white hut. On the reverse 'Smuts' York Dorricott'. The aircraft was RAF but was transferred to the South African Air Force.

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MCleggPV[DoB]-150701-02.pdf
A history of the Avro repair organisation at RAF Langar and a record of the aircraft that passed through it between 1942 and 1968.

MCleggPV[DoB]-150701-01.pdf
A history of the Avro Repair Organisation at Bracebridge Heath. Aircraft with Category B damage were disassembled and taken to Bracebridge for repair. Contractor’s Working Parties repaired Category A damaged aircraft on their station using spares…

PKirbyH1511.jpg
Harold Kirby joined up the Royal Air Force encouraged by two friends, but ended up training as a flight mechanic at RAF Halton on medical grounds. Harold became them airframe fitter, volunteered as a flight engineer, passed the physical but was then…

LBoltonJD67631v2.pdf
Pilots log book for John Derek Bolton, covering the period from 17 March 1946 to 14 June 1947. Detailing his civilian flying duties. He was based at Heathrow, Kenley and Redhill. Aircraft flown were, Cambridge Sailplane, Kite 1 Sailplane, Lancaster,…

LDickerAHG18112199v1.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force flying log book for aircrew other than pilot for A H G Dicker, covering the period from 4 July 1944 to 30 April 1953. Detailing his flying training, post war duties with 205 squadron, 52 squadron, 203 squadron and instructor…
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