Two new paint schemes for BBMF Lancaster

Lancaster W5005 (Australian War Memorial)

I gather that the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight’s Lancaster, PA474, will have not one but two new paint schemes following its winter service.

The left-hand side will be painted as 460 (RAAF) Squadron Lancaster W5005, coded AR-L “Leader”, which had nose art of a kangaroo playing bagpipes, indicating the Australian and Scottish backgrounds of […]

Bulletin 038 activiteiten in mei 1940 van de Geallieerden

Bulletin 038 uit november 1978 in mei 1940 door Henny Kwik:

Operationeel zijn in de meidagen van ’40 de luchtmachten van Engeland, Frankrijk en Duitsland aktief aan het ‘werk’ geweest boven ons land. En uiteraard ook de Nederlandse Luchtmacht.

Van Franse zijde namen de volgende typen vliegtuigen deel: Morane Saulnier Ms 406C-1 Loiré Nieupart Ln-40 […]

25/26-03-1942 (SGLO T1449) Handley Page Hampden Mk I AT151 VN-

Loss Chart on T1449 Day or Night of Operation 25/26 Mar 1942 Operation Target Essen Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen AT151 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 19.40 Airfield Skellingthorpe Crashed at 00.33 Cause […]

07-02-1942 (SGLO T1401) Handley Page Hampden Mk I AE306 VN-

Loss Chart on T1401 Day or Night of Operation 7 Feb 1942 Operation Gardening Target Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen AE306 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN– Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 12.11 Airfield Skellingthorpe Crashed at 16.04 Cause […]

17/18-08-1941 (SGLO T1202) Handley Page Hampden Mk I AE185 VN-

Het graf van Henry Law en de rest van de bemanning. © DM

Het graf van Henry Law en de rest van de bemanning. © Dirk Munk

Loss Chart on T1202 Day or Night of Operation 17/18 Aug 1941 Operation Target Bremen Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen AE185 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 […]

12/13-07-1941 (SGLO T1108) Handley Page Hampden Mk I AE226 VN-

Loss Chart on T1108 Day or Night of Operation 12/13 Jul 1941 Operation Target Bremen Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen AE226 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 501 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 22.30 Airfield Lindholme Crashed at 00.55 Cause […]

10/11-04-1941 (SGLO T0989) Handley Page Hampden Mk I AD828 VN-

Loss Chart on T0989 Day or Night of Operation 10/11 Apr 1941 Operation Target Düsseldorf Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen AD828 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time Airfield Lindholme Crashed at 22.32 Cause of […]

10/11-04-1941 (SGLO T0988) Handley Page Hampden Mk I AD789 VN-

Loss Chart on T0988 Day or Night of Operation 10/11 Apr 1941 Operation Target Düsseldorf Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen AD789 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time Airfield Lindholme Crashed at 22.34 Cause of […]

05/06-11-1940 (SGLO T0896) Handley Page Hampden Mk I X2907 VN-

Loss Chart on T0896 Day or Night of Operation 5/6 Nov 1940 Operation Target Magdeburg Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen X2907 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 00.45 Airfield Lindholme Crashed at 05.00 Cause […]

30/31-08-1940 (SGLO T0804) Handley Page Hampden Mk I L4079 VN-N

Loss Chart on T0804 Day or Night of Operation 30/31 Aug 1940 Operation Target Monchengladbach Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen L4079 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN-N Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 20.57 Airfield Lindholme Crashed at 00.32 Cause […]

10/11-08-1940 (SGLO T0773) Handley Page Hampden Mk I P4382 VN-

Loss Chart on T0773 Day or Night of Operation 10/11 Aug 1940 Operation Training Target Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen P4382 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 21.47 Airfield Lindholme Crashed at Cause of […]

31-07/01-08-1940 (SGLO T0765) Handley Page Hampden Mk I P4383 VN-

Loss Chart on T0765 Day or Night of Operation 31 Jul/1 Aug 1940 Operation Gardening Target Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen P4383 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 21.13 Airfield Lindholme Crashed at Cause […]

26/27-06-1940 (SGLO T0734) Handley Page Hampden Mk I P1329 VN-

Loss Chart on T0734 Day or Night of Operation 26/27 Jun 1940 Operation Target Hannover Aircraft Handley Page Hampden Mk I Built by Handley Page c/n or Werknr Serial or Stammkenzeichen P1329 Call Sign or Verbandskenzeichen VN- Name Unit 50 SQN Air Force RAF Take off time 22.15 Airfield Waddington Crashed at 03.59 Cause […]