Category: Royal Air Force

Hoisting the final bomb into the bomb-bay of a…

Hoisting the final bomb into the bomb-bay of an Avro Lincoln of No 57 Squadron, Royal Air Force at RAF Tengah, Singapore, prior to an airstrike against insurgents in Malaya.

A Taylorcraft Auster Mk.9 aircraft being servi…

A Taylorcraft Auster Mk.9 aircraft being serviced in readiness for dropping supplies over Malasian jungle areas.

Armourers of the Royal Air Force attach rocket…

Armourers of the Royal Air Force attach rockets to a Bristol Beaufighter aircraft of 45 Squadron prior to its flying a strike operation on a communist guerrilla target in the Malayan jungle.

A Douglas Dakota aircraft of 267 Squadron&rs…

A Douglas Dakota aircraft of 267 Squadron’s ‘Voice Flight’. The aircraft is fitted with load speakers for aerial broadcasts of propaganda messages recorded on tape.

While operating in Borneo during the Indonesia…

While operating in Borneo during the Indonesian Confrontation, a Westland Whirlwind HAR10 begins landing near the lead Ferret Scout car of a Queen’s Royal Irish Hussars patrol, to exchange information with the ground leader.

An RAF Westland Whirlwind helicopter lands sup…

An RAF Westland Whirlwind helicopter lands supplies, possibly dispatches, airfield in Borneo during the Indonesian campaigns.