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Aircrew RAF pilot Robert Stanford Tuck 01

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Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTA Stanford Tuck V6555 England 1940 0A

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1927

Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1927

Squadron Leader R R Stanford Tuck, Commanding Officer of No. 257 Squadron RAF, in his Hawker Hurricane Mark I, V6864 'DT-A', prepares to lead a section of Hurricanes to their take-off point, in the snow at Coltishall, Norfolk.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1927 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205210007

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1931

Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1931

Hurricane Mk I of Squadron Leader Robert Stanford Tuck, commanding No 257 Squadron, refuelling at Coltishall, early January 1941.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1931 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205219362

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 DTG V7137 n DTO at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1928

Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 DTG V7137 n DTO at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1928

A section of three Hawker Hurricane Mark Is of No. 257 Squadron RAF, take off from snow-bound Coltishall, Norfolk, led by the Squadron's Commanding Officer, Squadron Leader R R Stanford Tuck, in V6864 'DT-A'.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1928 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205210008

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 with Sqn Ldr RR Stanford Tuck at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1934

Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DTA V6864 with SqnLdr RR stanford-Truck at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1934

Squadron Leader R R Stanford-Tuck, Commanding Officer of No 257 Squadron RAF, sitting in the cockpit of his Hawker Hurricane Mark I, V6864 'DT-A', at Coltishall, Norfolk. The Burmese flag is seen painted on the starboard side of the aircraft and on the port side were painted 26 victory symbols.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1934 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205210010

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTH David Coke V7607 Coltinshall England Dec 1940 TC15016

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTH David Coke V7607 Coltinshall England Nov 1940 0A

Photo 01: Hawker Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DT-H V7607 England 1941. David Arthur Coke Battle of Britain (1940), (04.12.1915 - 09.12.1941) † - Killed in aerial combat

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTH V7607 at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1929

Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DTH V7607 at Coltishall Norfolk IWM CH1929

A section of three Hawker Hurricane Mark Is of No 257 Squadron RAF fly over the airfield at Coltishall, Norfolk, as another aircraft of the Squadron,V7607 'DT-H', is prepared for take-off.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1929 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205210009

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn DTH V7607 Coltinshall England late 1940

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn HP Cowboy Blatchford at Martlesham Heath Suffolk IWM CH1670

Hurricane MkIs RAF 257Sqn HP Cowboy Blatchford at Martlesham Heath Suffolk IWM CH1670

Flight Lieutenant H P "Cowboy" Blatchford of No. 257 Squadron RAF climbing out of his Hawker Hurricane Mark I at Martlesham Heath, Suffolk.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1670 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205190909

Hurricane I RAF 257Sqn landing at Martlesham Heath 1940 IWM CH1673

Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn landing at Martlesham Heath 1940 IWM CH1673

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 1673 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205212600

Hurricane RAF 257Sqn Sqn Ldr FJ Soper at Coltishal Norfolk IWM CH3535

Hurricane RAF 257Sqn Sqn Ldr FJ Soper at Coltishal Norfolk IWM CH3535

Acting Squadron Leader F J Soper, Commanding Officer of No. 257 Squadron RAF, sitting in the cockpit of his Hawker Hurricane Mark IIB night fighter at Coltishal, Norfolk, after shooting down his 14th enemy aircraft. Known as "The Marshal from Budenny" because of his long moustaches, Soper was reported missing in action on 5 October 1941.

Imperial War Museum IWM CH 3535 https://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205210106

Hawker Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DTA Stanford Tuck V6555 England 1940

Profile 01: Hawker Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DT-A Stanford Tuck V6555 England 1940

IL-2 Sturmovik Cliffs of Dover - COD/CLOD skins
 
  COD skin by Shado SO - Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DT-A Stanford Tuck V6555 England 1940
  COD skin by Shado SO - Hurricane MkI RAF 257Sqn DT-A Stanford Tuck V6555 England 1940 V0A

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I hope your all enjoying my skins :) Here I've included two of Stanford Tucks Hurricane skins 1940 and late 1940/41. Firstly, there is Hurricane Mk Ia, DT o A - V6555. This was the first Hurricane assigned to RST when he took command of 257 Squadron. It had a small caricature of Churchill on the port side below the cockpit and, was the first to display victory markings. Secondly, there is RST's most famous Hurricane Mk Ia, DT o A - V6864. Tuck flew this aircraft as his regular mount from December 1940 through to April 1941, following a sortie where V6555 suffered an extreme case of German-induced lead poisoning! I have already included the Serial numbers on the skins, just make sure you choose 257 SQD and set Tactical to 1 in the FMB. Installation notes: Download, unarchive and copy the jpg's into : C:UsersXXXXDocuments1C SoftClubil-2 sturmovik cliffs of dover Paint Schemes Skins Hurricane MkI Et voila Thank you and enjoy.

    Magazine References: +

  • Airfix Magazines (English) - http://www.airfix.com/
  • Avions (French) - http://www.aerostories.org/~aerobiblio/rubrique10.html
  • FlyPast (English) - http://www.flypast.com/
  • Flugzeug Publikations GmbH (German) - http://vdmedien.com/flugzeug-publikations-gmbh-hersteller_verlag-vdm-heinz-nickel-33.html
  • Flugzeug Classic (German) - http://www.flugzeugclassic.de/
  • Klassiker (German) - http://shop.flugrevue.de/abo/klassiker-der-luftfahrt
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://boutique.editions-lariviere.fr/site/abonnement-le-fana-de-l-aviation-626-4-6.html
  • Le Fana de L'Aviation (French) - http://www.pdfmagazines.org/tags/Le+Fana+De+L+Aviation/
  • Osprey (English) - http://www.ospreypublishing.com/
  • Revi Magazines (Czech) - http://www.revi.cz/

    Web References: +

  • History of RAF Organisation: http://www.rafweb.org
  • Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/

 

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