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A Mosquito FB VI of 143 Squadron, RAF, receiving eight three inch rockets with 60lb heads - Banff Strike Wing of Coastal Command, Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland - 1945

A Mosquito FB VI of 143 Squadron, RAF, receiving eight three inch rockets with…

Group Captain Max Aitken beside his Mosquito at RAF Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1943 - 1945

Group Captain J W Max Aitken (son of Lord Beaverbrook) in front of his Mosquito aeroplane. The wing was based at Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, from where it harried shipping off the Norwegian coast .

Banff Strike Wing - Banff, North of Scotland 143 Squadron, Was the largest employer in the area during war time at some 3500 personel

Group Captain Max Aitken's Mosquito being armed with rockets at RAF Banff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland 1943

Briefing for the crew of a heavy Stirling bomber - RAF Methwold, Norfolk, England - Wold War 2

Briefing for the crew of a heavy Stirling bomber - RAF Methwold, Norfolk, England - World War 2

Operation Jericho - The Amiens Raid; Philip West.  This astounding February 1944 precision bombing operation mounted by RAF de Havilland Mosquitoes breached the prison walls to allow French resistance fighters doomed to execution to escape.

Operation Jericho - The Amiens Raid; This astounding February 1944 precision bombing operation mounted by RAF de Havilland Mosquitoes breached the prison walls to allow French resistance fighters doomed to execution to escape.

Mosquito line-up | Mossies of 139 Sqn. lined up at Markham a… | Flickr

De Havilland Mosquitoes of 139 Squadron RAF lined up at Marham Airbase, East Anglia, England - 1943

uss-edsall:  “ Personnel of No. 53 Repair and Salvage Unit use a Coles Crane to haul the fuselage of damaged Hawker Hurricane Mark IIB, BD930 ‘R’, of No. 73 Squadron RAF onto a ‘Queen Mary’ trailer in the Western Desert. Following repair, BD930 saw...

uss-edsall: “ Personnel of No. 53 Repair and Salvage Unit use a Coles Crane to haul the fuselage of damaged Hawker Hurricane Mark IIB, BD930 ‘R’, of No. 73 Squadron RAF onto a ‘Queen Mary’ trailer in the Western Desert. Following repair, BD930 saw...

de Havilland Mosquito Factory, Leavesden, Herts 1943 a | by kitchener.lord

de Havilland Mosquito Factory, Leavesden, Herts 1943 a | by kitchener.lord

The last Operational Sortie of an RAF Mosquito was flown on December 15,1955 from RAF Seletar during Operation Firedog. Mark PR34 Mosquito, RG314, was piloted by Flying Officer Knox, with Flying Officer Thompson navigating. F/O Knox and F/O Thompson is pictured with Squadron Leader McCreith after the final flight.

The last Operational Sortie of an RAF Mosquito was flown on December from RAF Seletar during Operation Firedog. Mark Mosquito, was piloted by Flying Officer Knox, with Flying.

When the Mosquito entered production in 1941, it was one of the fastest operational aircraft in the world.Entering widespread service in 1942, the Mosquito first operated as a high-speed, high-altitude photo-reconnaissance aircraft, and continued to operate in this role throughout the war.

When the Mosquito entered production in it was one of the fastest operational aircraft in the world.Entering widespread service in the Mosquito first operated as a high-speed, high-altitude photo-reconnaissance aircraft, and continued to opera

LANCASTER CELEBRATES ITS 100TH OPERATIONAL FLIGHT, WADDINGTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, MAY 1944

LANCASTER CELEBRATES ITS 100TH OPERATIONAL FLIGHT, WADDINGTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, MAY 1944

RCAF de Havilland Mosquito Fighter Bomber in HDR. Photo taken behind the EAA museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during AirVenture 2010.

De Havilland Mosquito - "The Timber Terror RCAF de Havilland Mosquito Fighter Bomber in HDR. Photo taken behind the EAA museum in Oshkosh, Wisconsin during AirVenture The fuselage of this aircraft is made of plywood. Its a tight squeeze in the cockpit

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