Aeroplane Monthly 1993-08
The Spitfire Society’s superb replica of R. J. Mitchell's prototype Spitfire, K5054, pictured at Hendon on April 24, 1993, the day of its unveiling.
Army pupils listen attentively while an RAF instructor runs over the salient points of the Hotspur glider in mid-1942. Trainees were first taught to fly powered aircraft before being sent to Glider Training School.
Trainee WAAF aircraft signal officers gaining radio experience in a D.H.89 Dominie in 1944. The Women’s Royal Air Force/Women’s Auxiliary Air Force was established alongside the RAF in 1918, and has remained integrated with it ever since.