Air Enthusiast 2003-01
A.Thomas - From the attic
Snipe F2369 of 43 Squadron. The sloping bars flanking the roundel were a wartime identity marking.
The crew of this DH.9 of 206 Squadron smile for the camera outside one of Bickendorf's large hangars. Note the wooden dispersal.
2nd Lt H A Denny of 206 Squadron eases DH.9 E8873 onto the grass after another sortie in 1919.
Former French Nieuport 17c painted in RAF markings and mounted on a concrete stand - the earliest 'gate guardian'?
Salmson 2A2 No.7 army co-operation machine from the US Air Service's Occupation force.
Coventry Ordnance Works-built RE.8 D6809 was on the strength of 12 Squadron in 1919.
SE.5A E5658 serving with No.29 Squadron. Beyond is one of its old adversaries - Fokker D.VII OAW, which appears to be 8438/18.
Gotha GL VIIs, the one to the right wearing RAF roundels.
SE.5A E5658 serving with No.29 Squadron. Beyond is one of its old adversaries - Fokker D.VII OAW, which appears to be 8438/18.
Amongst the surrendered aircraft at Backendorf were at least two Fokker D.VIIs.
Amongst the surrendered aircraft at Backendorf were at least two Fokker D.VIIs.
A specially-modified DH.4A used by the Hendon-based 1 Communications Squadron. Note the pendant on the inter-plane strut and the Sopwith Dolphins behind.
Gotha GL VIIs, the one to the right wearing RAF roundels.
A specially-modified DH.4A used by the Hendon-based 1 Communications Squadron. Note the pendant on the inter-plane strut and the Sopwith Dolphins behind.