Fairey Battle 1

Although lacking speed and defensive armament and therefore totally unsuitable for unescorted daylight operations the Battle will always be remembered for the heroic attacks on the bridges …

Focke Wulf Fw190A-8/U-1

The Focke Wulf Fw 190 was one of the most successful combat aircraft of World War Two and its introduction into service on the English Channel coast …

Handley Page Halifax II

The Halifax shared with the Lancaster the major burden of Bomber Command’s night bombing campaign against Nazi Germany but unlike the Lancaster, which only served as a …

Heinkel He 162A-2

The Heinkel He162 was one of Nazi Germany’s last ditch attempts to win back the control of the skies with a cheap jet fighter capable of being …

Heinkel He111H-20

The Heinkel He111 provided the Luftwaffe with a fast, manoeuvrable medium bomber which it used as a spearhead for the Blitzkrieg tactics so successfully employed during the …

Junkers Ju87G-2

The Ju87 was one of the most feared aircraft during World War Two. Its fixed undercarriage and cranked wing gave the Ju87 an evil appearance and the …

Messerschmitt Bf 110G-4

The Bf 110 was an effective, highly versatile twin-engined aircraft. Outmanoeuvred by the British fighters during the Battle of Britain it was converted into a night fighter …

Messerschmitt Me 163B-1a Komet

The only rocket propelled interceptor ever to be used operationally, the Me163 Komet was deployed by the Luftwaffe in a desperate attempt to combat the Allied strategic …

Airspeed Oxford 1

The Airspeed Oxford was a military development of the same company’s Envoy airliner. The prototype first flew on 19 June 1937 and when it entered service with …

North American P-51D Mustang

The Mustang was undoubtedly one of the most versatile and successful single-seat fighters of World War Two. Originally designed to meet a British requirement early versions quickly …

Avro Anson 1

The Avro Anson was slow, cold and noisy and is the most famous British aircrew trainer of all time. Used in huge numbers, ‘Faithful Annie’ is remembered …

North American TB-25 J

The Mitchell was one of the best allied medium bombers of World War Two. Ordered into production by the United States Army Air Corps in August 1939 …

Avro Lancaster 1

For the last three years of World War Two the Avro Lancaster was the major heavy bomber used by Bomber Command to take the war to the …