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Photographs

Non-commissioned officers of the Royal Flying Corps
Hawker Hunter
The Photograph Collection of the RAF Museum covers the history of British military aviation. It contains about 250,000 images in a variety of formats but most are black & white prints.

RAF Museum Photograph Collection

The collection covers the history of aviation in Britain from the 19th Century to modern times. The earliest photographs show the Royal Engineers' ballooning activities from 1890 to 1893.
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Charles Brown Collection

The aviation photographer, Charles Brown, was active from the 1920's to the 1960's. His collection of aviation photographs is one of the largest compiled by a single photographer.
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British Aerospace Kingston Collection

The British Aerospace Kingston collection covers the history of the Sopwith, Hawker and Hawker-Siddeley companies especially at the former factory in Kingston-on-Thames.
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Aerial photographs

We have a number of small collections of aerial photographs. Most are held by the Photograph Collection but some are in archive collections within the Archives and Library Department. A leaflet is available giving details of other collections holding relevant material.
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Share your RAF Stories

Collecting stories throughout the world

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Shobha Earl

Shobha Earl

RAF Stories
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3 Pilots 1 War

Discover the amazing story of three First World War Pilots

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 Bernard Rice

Bernard Rice

First World War Pilot
3 Pilots 1 War
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel

Bringing the amazing stories of the RAF Museum's historic London site to life

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Ray Holmes

Ray Holmes

Unassuming Hero
Historic Hendon Graphic Novel
First World War Casualty Cards

You can now read online 300,000+ casualty cards belonging to RFC and RAF personnel

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Major James Thomas Byford McCudden

Major James Thomas Byford McCudden

First World War Ace
First World War Casualty Cards