Armourers wheel trolleys of 500-lb GP bombs toward the open bomb bay of an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley Mark V.
Supermarine Spitfire Mark Is of No. 610 Squadron based at Biggin Hill, flying in 'vic' formation, 24 July 1940.
Short Stirling Mk IVs of Nos. 196 and 299 Squadrons RAF lining the runway at Keevil in Wiltshire, before emplaning paratroops of the 5th Parachute Brigade Group for the invasion of Normandy, 5 June 1944.
North American Mustang Mark IIIs of No. 19 Squadron RAF based at Ford, Sussex, 21 April 1944.
A portrait by Cecil Beaton of the pilot and co-pilot of a Wellington bomber of No. 149 Squadron in 1941.
A graphic line-up of all the personnel required to keep one Avro Lancaster of RAF Bomber Command flying on operations, taken at Scampton, Lincolnshire, 11 June 1942.
Flying Officer Leonard 'Ace' Haines of No. 19 Squadron on his Supermarine Spitfire Mk I at Fowlmere near Duxford, September 1940.
Bristol Blenheim Mk IVFs of No. 254 Squadron RAF flying from Aldergrove in Northern Ireland, May 1941.
A Heinkel He 111 bomber flying over the East End of London at the start of the Luftwaffe's evening raids of 7 September 1940.
Avro Lancaster Mk I of No. 83 Squadron, based at Scampton in Lincolnshire, June 1942.
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IIa aircraft of the Air Fighting Development Unit based at Duxford, 6 April 1942.
One of the specially modified Avro Lancasters used by No. 617 Squadron on the raid against the Ruhr dams, 16/17 May 1943.
Flight Lieutenant C L F "Jimmy" Talalla of No. 122 Squadron RAF, standing in front of his North American Mustang Mark III at B12/ Ellon, Normandy.
Wing Commander J E 'Johnnie' Johnson, commanding No. 144 (Canadian) Wing, on the the wing of his Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX with his Labrador retriever Sally, at Bazenville, Normandy, 31 July 1944.