A US-built Consolidated Liberator Mk I approaching Aldergrove in Northern Ireland after an eight-hour ferry flight across the Atlantic, May 1941.
Flight Lieutenant J Pattison of No. 485 Squadron RNZAF graphically recounts a combat to Squadron Leader 'Reg' Grant (left), and Flight Lieutenant R Baker (right), in front of a Spitfire at Westhampnett, 21 January 1943.
Squadron Leader Douglas Bader, CO of No. 242 Squadron, seated on his Hawker Hurricane at Duxford, September 1940.
Squadron Leader Dennis Barry (in cockpit) and other pilots of No. 616 Squadron RAF with a Gloster Meteor at Manston, Kent, January 1945.
Aircrew of No. 106 Squadron photographed in front of a Lancaster at Syerston, Nottinghamshire, on the morning after the raids on Genoa, 22-23 October 1942.
Aircrew of No. 106 Squadron RAF gather in front of the Avro Lancaster flown by the Squadron CO, Wing Commander Guy Gibson (centre, to right of dog), to mark the completion of his first tour of operations, Syerston in Nottinghamshire, March 1943.
Wing Commander Guy Gibson VC during King George VI's visit to No. 617 Squadron (The Dambusters) at RAF Scampton, 27 May 1943.