Aeroplane Monthly 1986-08
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E.Morgan, E.Shacklady - The basketweave bomber (1)
Perhaps the most famous B.9/32 photograph of all, taken as the prototype was pushed across the bridge spanning the River Wey at Brooklands.
Первый прототип «Веллингтона» в полете
K4049 in flight. The aircraft was destroyed on April 19, 1937 at Waldringfield, not far from Martlesham Heath.
View of the prototype Wellington Mark I, L4212, first flown on December 23, 1937, from Brooklands with “Mutt" Summers in command.
View of the prototype Wellington Mark I, L4212, first flown on December 23, 1937, from Brooklands with “Mutt" Summers in command.
Wellington IC Z1572 of 419 Squadron in standard night camouflage.
The fuselage of the B.9/32 is almost complete before it is turned over for the bottom section to be attached.
Nearly completed fuselage reveals the basic geodetic with no bulkheads.
A wing in the covering shop - the two-position centre-section attachments can be seen.
The B.9/32's wing fuel tanks awaiting installation.
The sparsely-equipped cabin and controls of K4049. The bulkhead former can be seen at lower right.
Vickers B.9/32 Type 271