Aeroplane Monthly 1981-06
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Personal album
A captured Albatros D Va captured in Palestine. The aircraft has the twin radiators that characterised both the Albatros D III and D V when used in that theatre of war.
A captured Albatros D Va captured in Palestine. The aircraft has the twin radiators that characterised both the Albatros D III and D V when used in that theatre of war.
Another Albatros D Va, also with twin radiators, is seen in Turkish markings.
Photograph shows the R.E.8 A3807 in considerable disarray in Palestine. Designed by the Royal Aircraft Factory and known as the “Harry Tate” the type became the most widely used corps-reconnaissance type with the RFC and RAF from 1916 onwards.
The D.F.W. Aviatik C-V 4482/18 is seen in Palestine, presumably in British or Australian hands. This two-seat reconnaissance aircraft was normally armed with one fixed synchronised Spandau machine-gun for the pilot and one Parabellum machine gun for the observer.
The Bristol F.2B B1148, seen in the foreground, was on charge with No 1 Sqn, Australian Flying Corps. It has been reported that this aircraft bore the presentation inscription, “Australia No 3, New South Wales No 2, The White Edenglassie.”