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Halifaxes by Keith Woodcock.


Halifaxes by Keith Woodcock.

A Halifax bomber of Bomber Command is being refueled and checked by ground crew on a snow covered RAF airfield. The Halifax was one of the three major bombers of the RAF. The Royal Air Force Halifax had a crew of six to eight, a maximum speed of 280mph (with MK.VI top speed of 312mph) service ceiling of 22,800 feet maximum range of 3,000 miles. The Halifax carried four .303 browning machine guns in the tail turret, two .303 browning machines in the nose turret, and in the MkIII there were four .303 brownings in the dorsal turret. The Handley Page Halifax first joined the Royal Air Force in March 1941 with 35 squadron. The Halifax saw service in Europe and the Middle East with a variety of variants for use with Coastal Command, in anti submarine warfare, special duties, glider-tugs, and troop transportation roles. A total of 6177 Halifaxes were built and the aircraft stayed in service with the Royal Air Force until 1952.
Item Code : KW0008Halifaxes by Keith Woodcock. - This Edition
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PRINTEric Kemp RAF signature series edition of 100 prints. Image size 14.5 inches x 9.5 inches (37cm x 24cm) Kemp, Eric

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HalifaxRoyal Air Force heavy Bomber with a crew of six to eight. Maximum speed of 280mph (with MK.VI top speed of 312mph) service ceiling of 22,800feet maximum range of 3,000 miles. The Halifax carried four .303 browning machine guns in the tail turret, two .303 browning machines in the nose turret in the MK III there were four .303 brownings in the dorsal turret. The Handley Page Halifax, first joined the Royal Air Force in March 1941 with 35 squadron. The Halifax saw service in Europe and the Middle east with a variety of variants for use with Coastal Command, in anti Submarine warfare, special duties, glider-tugs, and troop transportation roles. A total of 6177 Halifax's were built and stayed in service with the Royal Air Force until 1952

Aviation History Timeline : 25th May
DAYMONTHYEARDETAILS
25May1917Rene Dorme, a WW1 Ace with 23.00 victories, died on this day
25May1940Pierre Villey, a WW2 Ace with 5.00 victories, died on this day
25May1942Former Belgian Battle of Britain pilot, P/O R. G. C. de H. De Grunne of 32 Squadron, was Killed.
25May1942Former British Battle of Britain pilot, P/O J. B. Kendal of 66 Squadron, was Killed.
25May1942Former Polish Battle of Britain pilot, P/O J. S. DFC Jankiewicz of 601 Squadron, was Killed.
25May1942Friedrich Dahn, a WW2 Ace with 26.00 victories, died on this day
25May1942Hauptmann Peter Gamann of III./Sturzkampfgeschwader 1 was awarded the Knight's Cross
25May1942Hauptmann of the Reserves Gerhard Bauhaus of 8./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 was awarded the Knight's Cross
25May1942Leutnant Gerhard Krems of 2./Kampfgeschwader 27 was awarded the Knight's Cross
25May1942Oberleutnant Anton Hackl of 5./Jagdgeschwader 77 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
25May1943Hauptmann Josef Schl of 3./Kampfgeschwader 51 was awarded the Knight's Cross
25May1943Hauptmann Werner Roell of Stabsst./Sturzkampfgeschwader 77 was posthumously awarded the Knight's Cross
25May1943Oberleutnant Rudolf Trenn of 8./Schlachtgeschwader 77 was awarded the Knight's Cross
25May1944Wing Commander Lorne Cameron of No.401 Sqn RAF shot down a Fw190
25May1955J Mellersh, a WW1 Ace with 9.00 victories, died on this day

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