1945

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Added during 2013

2013-10-07

Approximately 100 miles West of Brisbane, RAAF station in Oakey, Queensland opened on 14 October 1943 as the home of No. 6 Aircraft Depot. ...

Added during 2012

2012-07-24

Castle Bromwich Aeroplane Factory, of CBAF in short, was the largest aircraft production plant in the wartime Britain, and had become the main manufacturing ...

Added during 2011

2011-03-30

Advanced Landing Ground (ALG) – B.88 near the town of Heesch, in Noord-Brabant, the southern part of Holland, was the 88th airfield on the ...

Added during 2010

2010-04-30

Australian "Grey Nurse" Spitfire in pencil artwork by Pavel Rampír.

2010-04-19

The PR Mk XIX was the last of the specialised photo reconnaissance variants of the Spitfire, the only one with a Griffon engine and ...

2010-04-19

Like many air forces of the countries occupied by the Axis, the embryo of post-war Royal Hellenic Air Force was created under the auspices ...

2010-04-16

Having spent most of its wartime career in the Middle East, No. 127 Squadron was moved to the UK in 1944 in preparation for ...

2010-04-12

“There was an entirely different atmosphere flying the the Far East compared to the European show. The risk from enemy action was considerably less ...

2010-04-11

This article attempts to chart all active Royal Air Force airfields on the continent, from D-Day (June 6th, 1944) to the end of hostilities ...

2010-03-26

Another evocative pencil drawing by Pavel Rampír, Czech aviation artist and an illustrator of the Revi aviation journal.