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 …

Teddy Cooper, born 1925

Aircrew are understandably suspicious. Many carry charms or undertake rituals in the belief that these will help protect them. This bear was the companion of Flight Sergeant …

Seaplane Tender 206

Following successful trials with prototype vessel RAF 200 undertaken by Aircraftman TE Shaw (Lawrence of Arabia) in March 1931, ST 206 was ordered as one of the …

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 …

Engine – Rolls-Royce RB162

This small engine was designed for use in the Trident 3B aircraft providing booster power to improve take-off performance. It provided thrust of 5,250lbs at take-off and …

Vickers Type 888 Red Dean

Red Dean was an Air-to-Air Missile project started in late 1952. The missile was to use a pulse doppler guidance system. However, the technology was not available …

Scheufeln Taifun (Typhoon)

This unguided rocket was mass-produced in 1945 and used in conjunction with more conventional Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA). The weapon design was initiated by Scheufeln (a range officer …