Aeroplane Monthly 1987-05
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??? - Forties Favourites (1)
Handley Page Halifax II W7773, taken from a Mosquito in July 1942. W7773 flew with 138 Squadron until it went missing on October 30, 1942 during an operational flight.
Handley Page Halifax II W7773, taken from a Mosquito in July 1942. W7773 flew with 138 Squadron until it went missing on October 30, 1942 during an operational flight.
The Halifax cockpit, showing the first pilot's controls and instruments. The second pilot sat on the starboard side and supervised the instruments mounted on his side of the panel.
The Halifax's sting in the tail, the gunner's turret with four Browning 0-303in machine guns.
The Handley Page Halifax II (Four Rolls-Royce Merlin XX motors)