This Vickers Wellington GR.VIII of the Coastal Command comes originally from the Royal Air Force. For the Missions over sea it was equipped with the early ASV-radar type. The ASV is visible by the antennas of the fuselage back and under the nose. Also the early paintsheme of green and brown shows the former RAF role of the aircraft. Here this Wellington is operating with the 172. squadron in 1942.
This Wellington MK XIV of the 38. squadron shows the appearance of 1944/45 - the darker colours of the topside camouflage scheme covers only small areas and the ASV radar is situated in a type of chin turret in the nose of the aircraft.
A Handley Page Halifax of the 58. squadron / Costal Command is attacking the position of a submerged U-boat.
The aircraft of the type GR II is equipped with Rolls Royce "Merlin" in-line engines and is carrying
a radar under the rear fuselage in a tub..
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