BCATP aircraft flown during World War II

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'X-Terminator just prior to takeoff to Wangerooge; (l-r) G/C J.F. MacDonald (station commander at Middleton St. George), A/C C.R. Dunlap (commander of 64 Base), F/S Don McTaggart (KB-732's rear gunner), AVM C.M. "Black Mike" McEwen (A.O.C. No. 6 Group), and F/L Barney Wickham (KB-732's pilot) [ Photo courtesy Don McTaggart ]

Lancaster KB-732

VR--X-terminator The Greatest of the Canadian Lancs - by Dave Birrell Originally published in the Winter 2002 Edition of Airforce Magazine There are numerous Lancaster Bombers worthy of special attention…

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Lancaster KB-762

Corporal George William Billyard was "mentioned in dispatches" regarding KB762 as follows: Corporal Billyard is to be highly commended for his work in connection with the investigation of crashed aircraft…

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Westland Lysander

Designed as an army co-operation aircraft, the Lysander first flew in 1936. During the spring of 1940, Lysander squadrons fought in Belgium and France. It soon became apparent that the…

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T-33

The T-33 is an American designed plane which was developed by Lockheed. It evolved from one of the earliest jet aircraft, the single seat F-80 "Shooting Star" which first flew…

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