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The Spitfire Emporium Gallery of Aviation Pictures

On this page, we want to showcase good aviation pictures......whether photos, paintings or drawings. If you have some wartime pictures you'd like to see here...send them too. We're starting off with some of ours, but we invite anyone to e-mail us their favorite images and, if it's good and doesn't duplicate other material...we'll post it. Be sure to include the name of the author and a few details, so we can give proper credit.


Photo Essays...

Billy Bishop Day at Owen Sound, June, 2002

The "Memphis Belle" Visits Brantford, Ontario


 

Aircraft Gallery, by type

B1-B  (Bomber, USAF)

B1B in flight/afterburners lit - Lance Russwurm

Doing a touch and go at Trenton, Ontario


Boeing B-52 (Heavy Bomber, USAF)

BOEING B-52 -Barry Bruyea

Photo taken as a squadron of these aircraft beat up a private barbeque!

CLICK HERE for the complete story


Curtiss P-40 (Fighter, USAF)

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CURTISS P-40 WARHAWK - Ray Whittemore

Taken at Hamilton, Ontario


DeHavilland Mosquito (Fighter-bomber, RAF, RCAF)

MOSQUITO - Ray Whittemore

Taken at Hamilton, Ontario.....aircraft owned by Kermit Weeks


F-117 Nighthawk (Stealth Fighter, USAF)

F-117 STEALTH FIGHTER - Lance Russwurm

Taken at Trenton, Ontario

F-117 STEALTH FIGHTER - taxiing - Lance Russwurm

Fairey Swordfish (Torpedo bomber, RN/RCN)

Fairey Swordfish in flight - Lance Russwurm

Rare aircraft owned by Bob Spence


Grumman Avenger (Torpedo bomber, USAF, RAF)

Avenger at Hamilton - Roger Poirier

This is the machine that was tragically lost in a hangar fire


HE 111 Heinkel  (Bomber, Luftwaffe)

HE 111 Heinkel - Ray Whittemore

Taken at London, Ontario


Hawker Hurricane (Fighter, RAF)

 

YO-A - HURRICANE Mk IIb - Ray Whittemore

This is the aircraft that was tragically lost in a fire at the Canadian Warplane Heritage

YO-A, Taxiing- Roger Poirier

Hawker Sea Fury (Fighter, RAF)

HAWKER SEA FURY (Royal Navy) - Ray Whittemore

Taken at North Weald, England, 1994


North American B-25 Mitchell

"B-25 - Geneseo" photo by Martin Keenan

"B-25 - Air to air"   photo by Martin Keenan

North American P-51 Mustang (Fighter, USAF, RCAF)

"Mustang P-51D"   photo by Martin Keenan

"P-51C"  photo by Martin Keenan

"P51C " - Mustang (2)    - photo by Martin Keenan

"CuttersCapers" -Mustang - Ray Whittemore

Taken at Hamilton, Ontario

"NERVOUS ENERGY" - MUSTANG - Lance Russwurm

Flown by the late Jeff Ethel at Muirkirk

"OLD BOY" -MUSTANG -Roger Pourier

Taken when this aircraft was a part of the Canadian Warplane Heritage

 "RASCAL"- P-51D MUSTANG - Ray Whittemore

Taken at Hamilton, Ontario


North American T-28 (Trainer, USAF)

NORTH AMERICAN T-28b - Andrew Wells

Over Pensacola, Florida, in 1970. Andrew Wells, as a U.S. Marines pilot put over 700 happy hours on this aircraft in '70-'71. This machine is apparently now on a pedestal in Milton, Florida, near Pensacola.


North American Harvard/At-6/Texan/SNJ (advanced trainer, USAF, RAF, RCAF)

HARVARD -air to air  - Ray Whittemore

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt  (Fighter, USAF)

P-47 THUNDERBOLT - Ray Whittemore

Taken at Duxford, England, 1994


Supermarine Spitfire (Fighter, RAF, RCAF)

Z5-J

The four photos immediately to the left were sent to us by Mitchell Billing. He thought that we could use some more Spitfire pictures, so he sent us these pictures of his grandfather, Gerald "Jerry" Billing, flying Spitfire Z5-J at various locations during the eighties. We couldn't agree more...you can always use more Spitfire pictures!


Spitfire Over New Zealand - Darryl Tong

Matamata, 1991?

Spitfire-Coming atcha! -Roger Poirier

 

Spitfire -Roger Poirier

 

Spitfire - Low and Over -Bob Swaddling 

Spitfire - Unusual Formation - Bob Swaddling

SPITFIRE Z5-J - Ray Whittemore

Taken at Wiarton, Ontario This aircraft was owned at the time by Cliff Robertson and flown by Jerry Billing.

 

SPITFIRE Z5-J - Ray Whittemore

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