Category: Gallery

Wapitis over Iraq

A Selection of seven photographs showing Wapitis of No.30 Squadron over Iraq. These photos originated from the Ebay site. Click on the Image to view the Album

An R&SU in Palestine – Paul King’s collection

Paul King’s father, Irving Isaac Kremler was stationed all over Israel and Egypt during WW2 and he kept a war photo album. He died in 2000 and left behind the  photo album to Paul.  Kremler was with 108 squadron in 1942…

No.151 Operational Training Unit – an airman’s album

Recently I got a set of photographs purchased from Jim Payne ( http://www.throughtheireyes.co.uk) . Jim had  procured the album of an RAF airman K D Griffiths who was posted at No.151 Operational Training Unit at Peshawar.  The Album features 24 pages of…

Fg Offr Kevin J. B. O’Callaghan – Documents and Photos

A query from 2011 about the loss details of Sunderland EK588 prompted Stephen O’Callaghan to write in with the answers as well as provide photographs and documents from the collection of his father Flying Officer  Kevin J. B. O’Callaghan . Stephen provides…

Air Routes India (229 Group – Transport Command)

 This is a war time folder showing the Air Routes in India published by 229 Group of Transport Command. The folder has pages providing details of several war time staging airfields in India, starting with Karachi and its surroundings and…

Westland Wapiti K2297 pranged at Razmak

From the Wapiti Files: Razmak was a treacherous airfield at 5000 feet altitude up a mountain, halfway between Peshawar and Miranshah. It was deeply rutted by flowing waters, and quoted by a pilot as “a pocket handkerchief pasted onto the lower slopes…

Gallery: AIR 10/1564 Aircraft Accidents Summary, July to December 1933

The aircraft accidents summary was initially procured to aid in my Westland Wapiti Book Project. Sharing this with other RAF researchers out there. The report didnt have the details of the fatal Wapiti accident that I was researching, and appears…

Gallery: Hawker Audax K5564 crash in NWF, India

These photographs of a crashed Audax were acquired via ebay in 2010.  Air Britain’s K file provides its history as follows PD 30.3.36, AD Drigh Road 28.4.36 for 20 Sqn, 28 Squadron RAF. flew into ground on cross-country flight, Delhi-Ambala, Shahabad.…

Gallery: Bristol Bulldog K3928 Accident – 1st May 1934

  These photographs came from the collection of Deepak Singh, whose father trained in Cranwell in the early 1930s. Deepak always believed his father was involved in the crash (due to a family story about his father surviving an aircrash).…