Paintings and Models

The following are known paintings and models of squadron aircraft:


Painting by John Larder

This painting was auctioned off at a squadron event in 1979 ….. it would be interesting to know (a) if anyone knows what became of it or (b) if anyone has the details about the sortie that it is depicting

“Time to go. Good luck everybody!” by IG Taylor 1995

[With kind permission of Ian Taylor / Herbert Dartnall]

Painting depicting Halifax HX270 on its last flight

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Target Bombed, Set Course Home by a POW (probably TJ Profit)

[Courtesy of Peter Royall]

Picture depicting the loss of Halifax HR793

This picture was painted in 1944 by a prisoner of war for BT Royall who kept this painting with him for the duration of the war and then carried it all the way back to England (and then Australia) after wars end.

– More on the loss –

Handley Page Halifax W1048 by Chris Golds

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Handley Page Halifax W1048 by Robert Taylor

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Model to commemorate the loss of W1050 (Built by John Wilson)

Halifax W1050 was one of four No. 35 Squadron aircraft detailed to attack Stuttgart on the night of the 6th / 7th May 1942

– More on the Loss –

John explains the story behind the construction of this model

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