London's Hangar 6 will be closed 21 September while we update this exhibition.

Fighter pilots of No. 242 (Canadian) Squadron RAF, including Douglas Bader

Fighter pilots of No. 242 (Canadian) Squadron RAF, including Douglas Bader

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Three decorated fighter pilots of No. 242 (Canadian) Squadron RAF, standing outside the Officers’ Mess at Duxford. They are (left to right): Pilot Officer W L McKnight, Acting Squadron Leader D R S Bader (Commanding Officer), and Acting Flight Lieutenant G E Ball. By the date this photograph was taken these pilots had, between them, shot down over thirty enemy aircraft.