Comparative views of the Martlet I and Martlet II (photo): the engines were the most important difference, but the Martlet II also had folding wings.
One of the batch of Maryland bombers originally ordered on a French contract. Many of those which reached this country were used as naval target tugs.
Although ordered in large numbers the Airacobra was not an operational success in R.A.F. service. This picture shows DS173, possibly a prototype.
A Kittyhawk I, developed from the Tomahawk. Many hundreds of Kittyhawks of this and later marks were supplied under Lend-Lease.
Lockheed Lightning I, AF 106, one of the few aircraft of this type which reached this country for evaluation flying.
Tomahawks were used for army co-operation in Europe and the Middle East. Photographed at Yeovil, this Mk. IIB, AX900, is possibly a foreign-contract machine taken over by Britain.
Comparative views of the Baltimore I (photo) and Baltimore III; the dorsal turret and tropical filter air intake were features of the latter.
Comparative views of the Baltimore I and Baltimore III (photo); the dorsal turret and tropical filter air intake were features of the latter.
One of several Mustang Xs produced by Rolls-Royce, with Merlin 61 or 65 engines. This example, AC963, has a dorsal fin.