Henschel HS293

Development of the Henschel 293 began in May 1940; the research led by Professor Dr Herbert A Wagner. The HS293 was designed as a glider bomb based …

Fieseler Fi 103 (V1)

The V1 (Vergeltungswaffe or Vengeance Weapon 1) was devised as a flying bomb as early as 1935, but because of design problems, progress was slow and little …

Crossley Ptn 1940

Designed in 1940, especially for the RAF, this vehicle provided large quantities of foam designed to clear a path through a fire to rescue casualties from crashed …

Short Sunderland MR5

By the start of World War Two in September 1939 three squadrons had been equipped with the Sunderlands. Seven hundred and forty-nine Sunderlands were built, and they …

Curtiss Kittyhawk IV

The Kittyhawk was the final development of the monoplane Curtiss Hawk fighters and during World War Two provided the RAF with valuable reinforcements in the Middle East …