Supermarine Spitfire Mk XIVe RB140 in March 1944. This aircraft served operationally with Nos. 616 and 610 Squadrons, but was destroyed in a landing accident at Lympne on 30 October 1944.
SE.5 aircraft of No.32 Squadron at Humieres airfield near St Pol, 6 April 1918.
Avro Lancaster Mk I of No.44 (Rhodesia) Squadron, 14 April 1942, while practising for the daylight, low-level attack on the M.A.N. diesel engineering works at Augsburg which took place three days later on 17 April.
An Avro Vulcan B.2 aircraft of No. 9 Squadron based at RAF Cottesmore, 1965.
Spitfire Mark VB, AD233 'ZD-F', being flown by the Commanding Officer of No.222 Squadron RAF, Squadron Leader Richard Milne, when based at North Weald, Essex.
Supermarine Spitfire Mark VC of No. 73 Operational Training Unit in flight over Egypt, January 1943.
A Supermarine Spitfire Mk VC of No. 249 Squadron RAF in flight over Egypt, 1942.
A practice 'Upkeep' weapon attached to the bomb bay of Wing Commander Guy Gibson's Avro Lancaster of No. 617 Squadron at Manston, while conducting dropping trials for the Dams Raid off Reculver, May 1943.
A Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter takes off from a ramp on the 'Q' turret of the battlecruiser HMAS AUSTRALIA. This feat was first achieved on 4 April 1918.
Samuel Cody at the controls of a Cody aircraft Mk II with a Native American in traditional dress as a passenger, c. 1910.
Avro Lancaster aircraft under construction at the A V Roe & Co Ltd factory at Woodford in Cheshire, 1943.
BE2c, two-seat reconnaissance aircraft, used by the Royal Flying Corps (RFC) during the First World War.
Short Stirling Mk I of No. 1651 Heavy Conversion Unit at Waterbeach in Cambridgeshire, 1942.
Avro Lancaster bombers nearing completion at the A V Roe & Co Ltd factory at Woodford in Cheshire, 1943.
A relaxed portrait of a corporal of the Royal Air Force as he stands under the port engine of Consolidated Liberator Mark II, AL511 'A', of No. 108 Squadron RAF at Fayid, Egypt. This aircraft is decorated with 'Dumbo' nose art.
An airman stands guard in the snow at Betheniville, framed by the camouflage netting on the wing of a Bristol Blenheim Mark IV of No. 139 Squadron RAF.
Two gunners in Short Sunderland Mark I, N9027, of No 210 Squadron RAF based at Oban, Argyll, sit at their positions with .303 Vickers K-type machine guns, mounted in the upper fuselage hatches.
Aircrews of No. 149 Squadron RAF approach a line of Vickers Wellington Mark IAs at Mildenhall, Suffolk for an early morning training sortie. The Squadron's operations at this time were directed mostly against German naval installations and shipping.