Skip to main content

Flown Collection

Background imageFlown Collection: Supermarine Spitfire IXB G-ASJV / MH434

Supermarine Spitfire IXB G-ASJV / MH434
Supermarine Spitfire IXB, G-ASJV/MH434, flown by Ray Hanna. James Gilbert photo

Background imageFlown Collection: Bristol 156 Beaufighter -flown by Coastal Command with

Bristol 156 Beaufighter -flown by Coastal Command with torpedo and rocket projectile armament The type proved lethally effective against enemy shipping

Background imageFlown Collection: de Havilland Mosquito NF38 night fighter VT653

de Havilland Mosquito NF38 night fighter VT653
de Havilland Mosquito NF38 night fighter, VT653, of the type flown by 502 Squadron in 1946. Date: 1946

Background imageFlown Collection: de Havilland DH. 112 Sea Venom F. A. W. 21 XA539

de Havilland DH. 112 Sea Venom F. A. W. 21 XA539
de Havilland DH.112 Sea Venom F.A.W.21 XA539, flying with the Aero Flight from RAE Bedford. First flown on 21 May 1954, delivered on 03 June 1954

Background imageFlown Collection: Percival E3H Mew Gull, G-AFa, at Hatfield

Percival E3H Mew Gull, G-AFa, at Hatfield after finishing third in the 1937 Kings Cup Race flown by Edgar Percival

Background imageFlown Collection: Piccard 1931 Ascent - 4

Piccard 1931 Ascent - 4
Drawing showing the balloon in which Swiss scientist Auguste Piccard plans to fly higher than anyone has ever flown before - a project which will be realised in May

Background imageFlown Collection: Poe / Poem / The Raven / C19Th

Poe / Poem / The Raven / C19Th
The dazed & melancholy man believes the raven will leave him, as his " hopes have flown before."

Background imageFlown Collection: Supermarine Spitfire FRXIVC G-FIRE / NH904

Supermarine Spitfire FRXIVC G-FIRE / NH904
Supermarine Spitfire FRXIVC, G-FIRE/NH904, flown by Ray Hanna at Biggin Hill in 1981. James Gilbert photo. Date: 1981

Background imageFlown Collection: Douglas C-124C Globemaster II O-20994

Douglas C-124C Globemaster II O-20994 (msn 43903, 52-0994, N86599) Registered as N86599 with Detroit Institute of Aeronautics, after disposal by the United states Air Force

Background imageFlown Collection: Avro 560 as flown by Bert Hinkler at the Lympne Light Aeropl

Avro 560 as flown by Bert Hinkler at the Lympne Light Aeroplane Trials in 1923. Date: 1923

Background imageFlown Collection: Skull and Crossbones - Inverted

Skull and Crossbones - Inverted
The Jolly Roger is the name given to any of various flags flown to identify a ships crew as pirates. The flag most usually identified as the Jolly Roger today is the skull and crossbones

Background imageFlown Collection: Skull and Crossbones

Skull and Crossbones
The Jolly Roger is the name given to any of various flags flown to identify a ships crew as pirates. The flag most usually identified as the Jolly Roger today is the skull and crossbones

Background imageFlown Collection: CURTISS GOLD BUG NY

CURTISS GOLD BUG NY
The Gold Bug biplane designed and flown by Glenn Hammond Curtiss for the Aerial Experiment Association, depicted flying over New York harbour

Background imageFlown Collection: Consolidated PBY-5 seen clad in drab 1942 livery Catali

Consolidated PBY-5 seen clad in drab 1942 livery Catalinas flown by the US Navy and RAFs Coastal Command helped defeat the U-Boat threat across the Atlantic

Background imageFlown Collection: Blackburn Firebrand TF IV first flown in February 1942

Blackburn Firebrand TF IV first flown in February 1942 opened a whole saga of problems, with the first production aircraft not being available until long after wars end

Background imageFlown Collection: Sopwith 1 1 / 2 Strutter F2211 flown by Lt Col R Bell Davies

Sopwith 1 1 / 2 Strutter F2211 flown by Lt Col R Bell Davies
Sopwith 1 Strutter, F2211, flown by Lt Col R. Bell Davies, VC, DSO, during his first take-off from HMS Argus on 1 October 1918. Date: 1918

Background imageFlown Collection: Gloster Meteor Mk. 8 - Mk. 7 combination G-ANSO

Gloster Meteor Mk. 8 - Mk. 7 combination G-ANSO
Gloster Meteor Mk.8 - Mk.7 combination (ex GAF) G-ANSO, at the 1954 SBAC Farnborough air-show. Built as an F Mk.8 airframe with strengthened outer wings, the Ground Attack Fighter (GAF) aka Reaper

Background imageFlown Collection: The three remaining Supermarine Spitfire XIXs

The three remaining Supermarine Spitfire XIXs, PM631, PS853 and PS915, in the RAF being flown to RAF Biggin Hill to join Fighter Commands unit Hurricane

Background imageFlown Collection: Fokker FVIIa G-EBTS The Spider

Fokker FVIIa G-EBTS The Spider
Fokker FVIIa, G-EBTS, The Spider, which was flown to the Cpae and back in 20 days by Capt C.D. Barnard

Background imageFlown Collection: RAF Bombers breaching the Mohne Dam; Second World War, 1943

RAF Bombers breaching the Mohne Dam; Second World War, 1943
Drawing showing the destruction of the Mohne Dam in Westphalia, Germany, by the squadron of Royal Air Force Lancaster bombers who came to be known as The Dambusters, 16th May 1943

Background imageFlown Collection: The Millionth Ton of Supplies reaches Berlin, 1949

The Millionth Ton of Supplies reaches Berlin, 1949
Photograph showing Flight Lieutenant K.J. Ryall of the Royal Air Force handing a sack, representing the millionth short ton of supplies to be flown into Berlin during the airlift, to Dr

Background imageFlown Collection: Gloster GA. 5 Javelin 2nd prototype WD808

Gloster GA. 5 Javelin 2nd prototype WD808
Gloster GA.5 Javelin 2nd prototype WD808, seen during its air display, at the 1952 SBAC Farnborough Air Show. First flown on 21 August 1952

Background imageFlown Collection: Saab 91 Safir SE-BNN

Saab 91 Safir SE-BNN
Saab 91A Safir SE-BNN (msn 91-130), flown by Squadron Leader A.R. Moore DFC in the Grosvenor Challenge Trophy race at Elmdon, with race number 55. SaB 91a. Date: 1949

Background imageFlown Collection: The Sopwith Tabloid seaplane at Monaco

The Sopwith Tabloid seaplane at Monaco, 20 April 1914, when it won the Schneider Trophy contest flown by Howard Pixton. Date: 1914

Background imageFlown Collection: Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3 XV744 - 'O'

Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3 XV744 - 'O'
Royal Air Force - Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR.3 XV744 / 'O' (msn 712007), of 233 Operational Conversion Unit, at the Mildenhall Air Fete on 28 May 1988

Background imageFlown Collection: Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior

Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior
United States Navy - Douglas EA-3B Skywarrior, at Nice on 28 December 1965. Flown incognito for secret missions over the Mediterranean theatre, usually from NAS Sigonella in Sicily.. Date: 1965

Background imageFlown Collection: Grumman F8F Bearcat N9885C 'Smirnoff'

Grumman F8F Bearcat N9885C 'Smirnoff'
Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat N9885C 'Smirnoff' (msn D.1125, Model G-58), with race number 80, flown by Mira Slovak. Date: circa 1966

Background imageFlown Collection: Fairey Firefly AS.5 VT462

Fairey Firefly AS.5 VT462
Royal Navy - Fairey Firefly AS.5 VT462 (msn F.8346), fresh off the assembly line at White Waltham, before flying to Heston for painting

Background imageFlown Collection: Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.Vb 8070M - EP120

Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.Vb 8070M - EP120
Supermarine Spitfire LF Mk.Vb 8070M / (EP120), at RAF Wattisham as a gate guard / station mascot. Currently (2021) owned by The Fighter Collection, based at Duxford

Background imageFlown Collection: United States Air Force - Beechcraft QU-22B 69-7702

United States Air Force - Beechcraft QU-22B 69-7702 (msn EB-10) The QU-22B was developed as very quiet un-piloted relay station for the Igloo White movement detection system deployed on the Ho Chi

Background imageFlown Collection: Avro Vulcan B. 2 XL318

Avro Vulcan B. 2 XL318
Royal Air Force - Avro Vulcan B.2 XL318, of No.617 (Dambusters) Squadron, with an inert Blue Steel missile, at Andrews Air Force Base

Background imageFlown Collection: McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle 71-0291

McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle 71-0291 (msn 0012/B002), at the 1980 SBAC Farnborough Airshow on 6 September 1980. Built as the second TF-15A

Background imageFlown Collection: Boeing F4B-4 special NX9846

Boeing F4B-4 special NX9846 (ex A9241 / NC-14). The second of two US Marine Corps F4B-4s stripped of military equipment for the Bureau of Commerce, (later Fa), in 1940 and registered NC-14

Background imageFlown Collection: Short Stirling C. V OO-XAS

Short Stirling C. V OO-XAS
Short Stirling C.V OO-XAS 9msn SH1514), of Airtech Ltd, Thame, at Blackbushe airport. XAS was intended to be sold to Air Transport Co. SA. Of Melsbroek in Belgium, but was not delivered

Background imageFlown Collection: Boeing B707 F-BHSZ Chateau de Kerjean

Boeing B707 F-BHSZ Chateau de Kerjean
Boeing B707-328B F-BHSZ Chateau de Kerjean (msn 18459, line no.335), of Air France. First flown on 12 March 1963, delivered to Air France on 30 March 1963

Background imageFlown Collection: Texas Ag-1 N222

Texas Ag-1 N222. The first of the specialised agricultural aircraft, designed and built at Texas A&M College Aircraft Research Center by Fred Weick

Background imageFlown Collection: Boeing 367-80 N70700

Boeing 367-80 N70700 (msn 17158) taking off out of Boeing Field. N70700, first flown on 15 July 1954, was the prototype of the Boeing 707 - 717 - Stratotanker family

Background imageFlown Collection: Boeing 727-64 XA-SEJ

Boeing 727-64 XA-SEJ Azteca de Oro (msn 19255, line no. 331) of Mexicana. First flown on 26 October 1966, delivered to Mexicana on 8 November 1966, but written-off when it crashed into Lake Texcoco

Background imageFlown Collection: United States Air Force - Convair B-36D Peacemaker 44-92065

United States Air Force - Convair B-36D Peacemaker 44-92065
United States Air Force - Convair B-36D-45-CF Featherweight Configuration II Peacemaker 44-92065 (msn 62), of the 326th Bombardment Squadron, 92nd Bombardment Wing, from Fairchild AFB, Spokane, WA

Background imageFlown Collection: North American XA2J-1 Super Savage 124439

North American XA2J-1 Super Savage 124439. The sole XA2J-1 to be completed, first flown on 2 January 1952, suffered from the same woes with the Allison T40 engines that every other aircraft that was

Background imageFlown Collection: Seversky SEV-S2 NX70Y

Seversky SEV-S2 NX70Y (msn 43). Alexander de Seversky modified a P-35 for the National Air Races. Powered by a 950hp Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp Sc

Background imageFlown Collection: GAF Nomad 22B VH-MSF

GAF Nomad 22B VH-MSF
Government Aircraft Factories (GAF) Nomad 22B VH-MSF (msn 069), of the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS). First flown on 13 February 1978 and delivered to the RFDS on 6 August 1978

Background imageFlown Collection: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 VH-TJU

McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 VH-TJU John Roe (msn 47552 / Line Number640), first flown 19.08.71 and operated from new by Trans Australia Airlines

Background imageFlown Collection: Grumman G-79 XF9F-2 Panther 122477

Grumman G-79 XF9F-2 Panther 122477, 3rdt prototype of the F9F and second XF9F-2, powered by a Rolls-Royce Nene turbojet, taxiing for take-off at the Naval Air Test Centre Patuxent River, Maryland

Background imageFlown Collection: Royal Air Force de Havilland DH. 98 Mosquito FB Mk. XVIII

Royal Air Force de Havilland DH. 98 Mosquito FB Mk. XVIII
Royal Air Force de Havilland DH.98 Mosquito FB Mk.XVIII PZ467 Tse-Tse. Armed with a 57mm (6 pounder) Molins quick-firing gun, the first Mk.XVIII was flown on 25 August 1943

Background imageFlown Collection: Boeing F4B-4 NR9846

Boeing F4B-4 NR9846 (ex A9241 / NC-14). The second of two US Marine Corps F4B-4s stripped of military equipment for the Bureau of Commerce (later Fa), in 1940 and registered NC-14

Background imageFlown Collection: Schempp-Hirth Minimoa BGA338

Schempp-Hirth Minimoa BGA338 under repair With Slingsby Sailplanes at Kirbymoorside in 1943.After being impressed into the Royal Air Force BGA338 was flown briefly by the ATC at 123 Elelmentary

Background imageFlown Collection: LeVier Cosmic Wind G-ARUL Ballerina

LeVier Cosmic Wind G-ARUL Ballerina
After failing to win races in the US, LeVier Cosmic Wind G-ARUL Ballerina, was exported to the UK, where it performed well, winning the 1964 Kings cup Air Race at Shoreham on 1 August 1964



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping