DUXFORD FLYING LEGENDS

The Imperial War Museum Duxford is just off the M11 south of Cambridge.   It is Britain's largest aviation museum, housing nearly 200 aircraft, military vehicles, artillery and minor naval vessels in seven main exhibition buildings.   It hosts several air shows each year.   The photographs below were taken at the Flying Legends Air Show on 10th July 2010.

Spitfires on the Flight Line

Spitfire LF VIIIc MT928
A history of this aircraft is given at the Touchdown Aviation website.

Spitfire LF IXe PL344
A history of this aircraft and more photographs are given at Brian's Spitfire Gallery.

Spitfire LF XVI TD248
A history of this aircraft is given at the Spitfire History website.

Spitfire PR XIX PS890
Photo-reconnaisance aircraft in South East Asia Command markings. More information here.

Spitfire PR XIX PS890
See above.

Mustangs on the Flight Line

Mustang P-51D-30NA F-AZSB Nooky Booky IV
A history of this aircraft is given here.

Mustang P-51D Ferocious Frankie
This aircraft has its own website.

Mustang P-51D Ferocious Frankie
See above.

Mustang P-51D Ferocious Frankie
See above.

Chance Vought F4U Corsair F-AZYS
Meier Motors GmbH, Bremgarten, Germany. More information here.

Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider 402
Part of The Fighter Collection at Duxford; more information here.

Douglas AD-4NA Skyraider 402
See above.

Boeing B17 Flying Fortress Sally B
More information here.

Boeing B17 Flying Fortress Sally B
Nose art; see above.

Hawker Fury FB 10
In the markings of the Australian Navy; aircraft owned by Mistral Warbirds.

Hawker Fury FB 10
See above.

Hawker Fury FB 10
See above.

Hawker Sea Fury T20
Owned by The Fighter Collection at Duxford.

Yakovlev Yak-3UA D-FJAK
Privately owned in Germany. More information here.

Yakovlev Yak-3UA D-FJAK
See above.

Yakovlev Yak-9Um
Registration no. N82112 / 09. Privately owned in Germany.

Polikarpov I-16 Rata (Rat) D-EPRN
Owned by Thomas Jülch, in Germany. Specification here. Lots more pictures here.

Bouchon Bf109
This is a Messerchmitt Bf109 built under licence in Spain and designated the Hispano Aviación HA-1112.
It is known as the Bouchon Bf109, because bouchon in Spanish means 'big throat' (also the word for pelican).

Junkers Ju52 No. 538
Deutsche Lufthansa Berlin Stiftung.