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General Atomics MQ-1B Predator

The official US Air Force website  describes the Predator as ‘ an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset …

Lockheed Hercules WC-130E

Originally designed for USAF service, the Hercules medium range tactical transport first flew in 1954, and continues to provide reliable service worldwide.  An adaptable airframe, also used …

Westland Sea King HAR3

For long a familiar and reassuring sight to holidaymakers in coastal and mountain areas, and originally designed for anti-submarine warfare, the Westland Sea King was adapted for …

Vickers VC10

The VC10 was designed as a long range airliner able to operate from short runways at airfields in hot and high conditions as found in Africa and …

Focke Wulf FW190A-8/R6

The FW190A-8 was a fighter-bomber version of the ‘Butcher Bird’, and was produced in greater numbers than any other sub-type. This variant was very effective in combat …

Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI

The Spitfire XVI was the last major version of the Spitfire to be powered by the Rolls-Royce Merlin before introduction of the RR Griffon powered variants. Externally …

Boulton Paul Sea Balliol

Built by Boulton Paul Aircraft of Wolverhampton the Balliol was a type that served as a training aircraft with both the Royal Air Force and the Royal …

Albatros D.Va Replica

With its distinctive plywood-skinned oval section streamlined fuselage, the Albatros D.V entered service in May 1917, but from October 1917 was supplemented in large-scale production by the …

Boulton Paul Defiant Mk 1

The Defiant was a two-seat turret fighter, operated with mixed fortunes during the Battle of Britain period but finding its niche as a night fighter in the 1940-42 …