BOAC's CHAMPION on the Nile, Cairo, WWII

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BOAC's CHAMPION on the Nile, Cairo, WWII

Postby longshot » Fri Mar 26, 2021 6:58 pm

As usual 'right-click' on image for full view....note in the lower view CHAMPION is 'sub-titled' 'BRITISH AIRWAYS' as is the launch

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Re: BOAC's CHAMPION on the Nile, Cairo, WWII

Postby dogsbody » Sat Mar 27, 2021 4:46 pm

Are these wartime photos? The aircraft looks like it may be painted in camouflage colors.



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Re: BOAC's CHAMPION on the Nile, Cairo, WWII

Postby longshot » Sun Mar 28, 2021 6:34 pm

Yes...in the first half of the war.... they stripped the camouflage off later in the war (no need on the Horseshoe Route?) https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item ... 205210669#
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