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PCheshireGL18070010.jpg
In the foreground a 12000 lb bomb on a trolley. An airman is visible at the left end. In the background a 617 Lancaster with a cover on the nose. Additional information about this item was kindly provided by the donor.

PCheshireGL18070009.jpg
In the front a 12000 lb bomb on a trolley is being positioned in front of a 617 Squadron Lancaster. Aircraft has open bomb bay and fuselage and starboard engines visible. An airman is standing behind the bomb centre, another is sitting on the far end…

PFalgateD16030106.jpg
Close up of three bomb trolleys with bombs and carriers, armourer winching up bomb, nose and centre section of Lancaster with nose art.

PWrigleyJ17050009.jpg
Side view of Lincoln 'RF505'. There are access ladders and bombs awaiting loading.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

PPopeKMJ18010045.jpg
Three photographs, one shows a loaded bomb trolley with two ground personnel with four dispersed Lancasters in background. Second shows Lancaster PO-Y on it's dispersal, row of bombs on grass, two dispersed Lancasters in background. Third is a target…

PPopeKMJ18010041.jpg
Three photographs, one captioned 'Bill Maurer W.O.P.' shows him in flying kit, sitting on one of a row of bombs. The second captioned 'Y for Yoke', shows the Lancaster on its dispersal, bomb doors open, group of figures under starboard wing. Third…

ALeedhamA160514.mp3
Alma Leedham grew up in London and trained as a driver in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. She served at RAF Scampton driving tractors taking bombs to the aircraft.

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Table with tare, petrol, WE&D, spare, take off and actual bomb weights. Columns for main, main spare, H2S, wind finder H2S and wind finder.

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Table with Tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for two configurations for nine aircraft each.

SChattertonJ159568v10736.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, extra Window actual and take off weights for six configurations. Three configurations are H2S and two are backers up.

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Title 'A/C AUW'. Table with tare, petrol, Window, spare, actual bomb and take off all up weights. Columns for main (five aircraft), H2S (six aircraft), windfinder crossed out (two aircraft), WS&D H2S crossed out (two aircraft) and H2S (one aircraft)

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Title 'A/C AUW'. Table with tare, petrol, WS&D, Window, actual bomb and take off all up weights. Includes increase to full petrol and decrease mB load. Groups two configurations under Force A, main and main/H2S with four aircraft each. Three aircraft…

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Title 'A/C AUW'. Table with tare, petrol, WS&D, Window, bomb and take off all up weights. Three configurations, main with eight aircraft, H2S with seven aircraft and support with two.

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A Lincoln and a Varsity taken from the starboard side, looking across a barbed wire fence.

A Lincoln with an experimental nose. In the foreground a man is sitting with his back to the camera, on his left is an Alsatian dog. Behind him is a VW…

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Table with tare, petrol WS&D Window, bomb and take off all up weights for four configurations.

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Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for two configurations of six aircraft respectively.

SChattertonJ159568v10711.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for two configurations for four and three aircraft repectively.

SChattertonJ159568v10706.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for four configurations

SChattertonJ159568v10701.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for four configurations. Annotated 'Stuttgart' at top.

SChattertonJ159568v10695.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for five configurations.

SChattertonJ159568v10692.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for six configurations although the last on right is struck through.

SChattertonJ159568v10690.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for five configurations, four for single aircraft each and one for eleven aircraft.

SChattertonJ159568v10686.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for four configurations.

SChattertonJ159568v10682.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weight for two configurations for three and thirteen aircraft respectively.

SChattertonJ159568v10677.jpg
Table with tare, petrol, bomb and all up weights for two configurations.
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