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HM Queen Elizabeth II’s first Royal Review

Kings, Queens & Flying Machines

HM Queen Elizabeth II’s first Royal Review of the RAF took place at RAF Odiham in July 1953. Vampire, Sabre and Venom fighters line the runway, with Hastings transports, Shackleton maritime patrol aircraft and B-29 Washington bombers behind.

Collection Ref: 6518-12

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