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Eight men including Oliver, fuelling a Vickers Vincent. On the reverse 'Filling up at Kormakser with yours truly looking handsome on the lower wing.'

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A Vincent viewed from the front. Seven ground crew are refuelling it from 5 gallon petrol cans. On the reverse is handwritten 'Same again only more so'.

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Front quarter view of a Halifax parked on an airfield. A petrol bowser is parked in front of the port wing and there is a step ladder by the starboard inner engine.

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Front quarter view of a Halifax parked with main undercarriage wheel covers on and several ground crew. Aircraft is being refuelled by bowser in front. Submitted with caption 'Halifax refuel'. Two versions of the same image, the second on the reverse…

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Top left - an airman wearing tunic and side cap standing by a doorway. Captioned 'Jock Ross, Calgary'.
Bottom right - an Oxford parked on airfield with fuel bowser in front. Behind left a control tower. Captioned 'Penhold, Oct 1942'.

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Top left - view of shore with jetty and palm trees. Captioned 'At Port Reitz, Mombasa'.
Top right - view of coast and beach with trees. Captioned 'Mombasa'.
Centre - view of tail of an Avro Tudor. Captioned 'Tudor tail'.
Bottom left - view of the…

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PDoxseyJA18010063.jpg
Top left - view from the air of a coastal city with sea in the foreground. Captioned 'Durban'.
Top right - a two storey building on the left with steps up to door. A single story building from left to right across the middle wit trees behind.…

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Top left - front quarter view of a de Havilland Dove surrounded by personnel. In front a truck with men in the rear. Captioned 'Refuelling at Luluaburg Belgium Congo'.
Top right - view of clouded sky from the air. Captioned 'Looking out of…

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Top left - rear quarter view of a Dove on airstrip with three figures in foreground. Captioned 'Refuelling at Libreville, French Cameroon'.
Top right - four men standing by the tail of a Dove. Captioned 'at Leopoldville'.
Bottom left - five men…

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Made out for Flight Lieutenant Wakefield for refuelling, daily inspection (airframe and engines). Stamped 617 Squadron.

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Two paintings of a Lancaster from an album. In the first, by David Shepherd, the Lancaster is being readied for an operation with bombs being loaded and a fuelling truck waiting. In the second three Lancasters are taxying for take off.

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A record of fuel consumed during a flight.

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A bowser refuelling an Avro York, 'VU-W'. On the reverse 'Refuelling at RAF Iraq - prior to flight to UK'.

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Two photographs from an album.
Photo 1 is a vertical aerial photograph taken over Frankfurt. All the detail is obscured by light and anti-aircraft fire. It is annotated '110 Mep 4/5.10.43//NT 8" 16000 --> 045° . 21.37 ½. Frankfurt. W. 10x30: 8…

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Mentions combustion engines, pre-war driving and war-time personal transport. Describes handling aircraft engines and getting very economic miles per gallon. As result the flight engineer was promoted and put in charge instructing his method to…

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Two versions of the same strip with enlargements of all slides. Slide 1 - captioned 'Joyce and her MT divers "joined in" on sports day GD 45/6?'. Six women, one on left in uniform, the others in civilian dress, four standing two sitting by the cab of…

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A starboard view of the front of a Halifax being refuelled and loaded with bombs.
This item was sent to the IBCC Digital Archive already in digital form: no better quality copies are available.

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Three spitfires with fuel bowser fuelling the aircraft on the right. Two men on top of bowser and three working on aircraft. Captioned 'Fighters and Fuel Bowser with Personnel - RAF Abu Sueir'.
Additional information about this item was kindly…

BPerkinsFWJPerkinsFWJv1.pdf
Covers joining the RAF, training as an engineer and first posting to RAF Christchurch which undertook radar research. Writes of life and flying as observer in Fairey Battle on radar measurement flights. The unit then moved to RAF Defford. Goes on to…

LMooreD1603117v3.pdf
Ministry of Civil Aviation personal flying log book for D Moore, covering the period from 8 November 1946 to 10 July 1949. He flew with Silver City airways from London Heathrow and Blackbushe, with Flota Area Mercante Argentina from Beunos Aires,…

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Five men sitting on top of a fuel bowser. On the reverse '22 [circled] 3 prints 4 postcards
Cyril Bell
Tony Tine
Albert
Paddy Aherne
Lancaster'
There is a second copy.

PMitchellRK15010007.jpg
Two airmen sitting on the port outer engine of a Halifax during refuelling operations.
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