Category Archives: Aircraft

Liberator aircraft of 311 Sqn

. Listing of Liberator aircraft and Serial Numbers that served with 311 (Czech) Squadron RAF between 1943 and 1945. Squadron code letters ‘PP’ Abbreviations in use: ATA Air Transport Auxiliary Del. Delivered FP. Ferry Pool Flt. Flight MTO Motor Transport … Continue reading

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Wellington aircraft of 311 Sqn

. Listing of Wellington aircraft and Serial Numbers that served with 311 (Czech) Squadron RAF and 1429 Czech Operational Training Unit RAF between 1940 and 1943. Squadron code letters ‘KX’ Abbreviations in use: ATA Air Transport Auxiliary Del. Delivered FP. … Continue reading

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Aviation Art by Vladimir Urbanek

Vladimír Urbánek, owner of Aviation Art, is a skilled, self-taught, artist based in Prague, whose passion is painting and drawing aircraft. An interview with Vladimír, and examples from his portfolio, follows: You are a self taught artist, can you say … Continue reading

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Czechoslovak Wing at Exeter

. More rare colour footage of 310 Sqn and 313 Sqn – the Czechoslovak Spitfire Wing – at Exeter, around mid to late 1942. .. . Other film clips are here and here .

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The Tale of Spitfire BL497

. The Tale of Spitfire BL497 310 Squadron (Czech) of 10 Group Fighter Command – Perranporth. Dedicated to those pilots who flew from RAF Perranporth and died whilst on active service and whom nothing was ever written. The Discovery: Whilst … Continue reading

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Spitfire AR501

Michael Burns charts the crowded history of the Shuttlesworth’s Spitfire V AR501. ‘Flypast’ artist Bill Bennett produced the superb cutaway. SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE MK V, AR501 was built in 1942 as a Mark VC, one of a production batch of 300 … Continue reading

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Bristol Beaufighter

As the 1930s proceeded, aeronautical technology was developing at a pace which numerous British companies had been unable to fully grasp.  The Bristol Aeroplane Company had taken its own step into the future with the design and production of a … Continue reading

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Czech Spitfires II

Rare colour footage of the Czechoslovak Spitfire Wing at Exeter, around mid to late 1942. .. . .

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Czech Spitfires I

Rare colour footage of the Czechoslovak Spitfire Wing at Exeter, around mid to late 1942.

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Duxford 2010

Scenes from Duxford 2010 to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain and sights and sounds as well! Another article on this day at Duxford is here . .

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