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    WW2 British Transport Aircraft

    Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 12/5/2015

    Getting men and supplies from Point A to Point B of the British Empire rested in the hands of the British air transport fleets.





    There are a total of (21) World War 2 British Transport Aircraft in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order. Flag images indicative of country of origin.




    1942
    Airspeed Horsa
    Aircraft such as the Airspeed AS.51 "Horsa" rarely receive their due in the grand scope of World War... [Read More]
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    1941
    Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle
    The Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle became one of those aircraft designs that evolved into a role not ... [Read More]
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    1936
    Avro Anson
    The Avro Anson was a militarized version of the commercial passenger transport Avro 652. The Anson i... [Read More]
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    1941
    Beechcraft C-45 (Expeditor)
    The Beechcraft C-45 was based on the Beech Aircraft Corporation's civilian-minded Model 18 "Twin Bee... [Read More]
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    1943
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    B-29 Superfortress status is often associated with the atomic bombs dropped on the Japanese cities o... [Read More]
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    1943
    Bristol Buckingham
    In the lead-up to World War 2, British authorities sought to shore up key limitations in their arsen... [Read More]
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    1941
    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    The Consolidated B-24 Liberator became a major player for Allied forces during World War 2. Its expl... [Read More]
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    1938
    de Havilland DH.91 Albatross
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    1937
    Dornier Do 17 (Flying Pencil)
    The Dornier Do 17 was a medium-class bomber fielded primarily by the German Luftwaffe in the years l... [Read More]
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    1942
    Douglas C-47 (Skytrain / Dakota)
    The C-47 Skytrain was a product of the Douglas Aircraft Company and achieved its first flight in pro... [Read More]
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    1934
    Douglas DC-2
    Before the DC-3 became a marketing success for the Douglas Aircraft Company - produced in some 16,00... [Read More]
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    1938
    Focke-Wulf Fw 200 (Condor)
    The German Fw 200 Condor was initially a trans-Atlantic passenger and cargo (mail) aircraft develope... [Read More]
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    1926
    Ford Trimotor
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    1942
    General Aircraft Hamilcar
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    1937
    Grumman Goose (G-21)
    While most every aircraft venture usually began with a military requirement or private venture under... [Read More]
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    1935
    Heinkel He 111
    The German Luftwaffe of World War 2 fielded a trio of capable (though eventually limited) medium-cla... [Read More]
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    1933
    Heinkel He 70 (Blitz)
    The Heinkel 70 (Blitz) was originally born out of a need for a speedy aeroplane charged with "fast" ... [Read More]
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    1932
    Junkers Ju 52
    The tri-motor, prop-driven aircraft achieve popularity for a short time during the Interwar years - ... [Read More]
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    1937
    Supermarine B.12/36 (Type 316)
    Specification B.12/36 was issued by the British Air Ministry in 1936 to cover a new, all-modern, fou... [Read More]
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    1939
    Vickers Warwick
    The Vickers Warwick became a further evolution of the Type 271 design which was intended to fulfill ... [Read More]
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    1942
    WACO Hadrian (CG-4)
    A new aerial war tactic was developed in World War 2 called "vertical envelopment" in which paratro... [Read More]
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