F/LT Kobelke was a navigator in a B-24 Liberator
Photocopied A4 sheets of paper
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F/LT Kobelke was a navigator in a B-24 Liberator
Photocopied A4 sheets of paper
Painting is of an actual air raid of a B24 Liberator from 23 Sqn.during WWll
Painting was done by air crew (air gunner) from that actual aircraft.
Large Oil Painting in Wooden Frame
THE LIBERATOR AIRCRAFT No 82 No23 City of Brisbane Squadron Russell Rogers Ball Gunner
William C. Duckworth enllisted in the RAAF 2/1/1943 and was a W/o Gunner on B24 Liberators from19/11/1944 until 11/8/1945
Cardboard, Linen & paper book
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE OBSERVER'S AIR GUNNER'S AND W/T OPERATORS FLYING LOG BOOK DUCKWORTH. W.C
Ernest Mincham enlisted in the RAAF from April 1940 until his death on 4 October 1943
Ernest Mincham was an WAG on B-24 Liberators, serving with RAF Squadrons 120 and 206 in Coastal Command, during 1943.
USB Stick- Document photos and photo information
W/O P.B. Adams qualified mas an WAG on B-24 Liberators from 07.04.1944 until 31.05.1945
Rectangular blue linen bound hard cover book, covered in brown paper
Book cover water damaged, brown paper cover----R.A.A.F. LOG BOOK
These gloves and helmet were worn by B-24 flying crew.
Brown leather flying helmet , suede lined with under chin strap and zips over ear pockets. Gloves American supplied, brown leather, fur lined with wrist strap
Label with Lasica's Australia,7. Hand written- W.REHFISCH. W.J.R
These transmitters were used continually through WWII.
Orange large metal casing for transmitter, transport webbing and buckle.Tin containing balloon
SIGNAL CORPS U.S ARMY. RADIO TRANSMITTER BC.778.E SERIAL NO.14873, ORDER NO.5896-WF-43, Made By BENDIX AVIATION. LIMITED NORTH HOLLYWOOD CALIFORNIA
These metal identity tags were worn by RAAF personal during WWII
Flight Sergeant Dorizzi enlisted in the RAAF in May 1944 until his discharge in December 1945 and was a member of 12 Squadron.
Round metal Identity Tag with hole in top for attachment.Fluting around edge and engraved.
DORRIZZI.W.E. 442160, RAAF, R.C.
R.H. Percy was a flight mechanic fitter on B-24 aircraft c1942-1945
These course notes were used by all flight mechanics for B-24 aircraft.
Foolscap size cardboard covered papers
51067 Percy R.H. course 176 TFM, R.A.A.F. 4847 Fitters II.E, Flight Mechanics Course Notes, ENGINEERING SCHOOL, ISSUE 3-1941, This Book is R.A.A.F. Property and is NOT TO BE REPRODUCED without authority. By authority: Wilke & Co Pty. Ltd. Printers 19-47 Jeffcott Street, Melbourne.
This stand was, and is used to mount Cheetah and Pratt & whitney aircraft engines for inspection.
Large steel stand for aircraft engines
These survival kits were attached to all WW11 aircraft life rafts.
Vital for the survival of air crew that came down over water
Canvas pack with webbing straps and internal horse hair filters.
TYPE "J" STORES REF:- 27C/222S
This Manual was used by maintenance crews to repair American B-24 aircraft, for Army, Navy and British models.
Vital for maintenance crews.
Quarto size Paper Manual with cardboard backing held together with metal butterfly studs.
Inscriptions as previously stated. RESTRICTED, FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY, T.O. NO. 01-5EC-2. 2O JULY 1943 , REVISED 5 AUGUST 1944.
These maps were used by Air crew in case of air craft crashing.
Fabric map of East Borneo.
AAF CLOTH CHART NO. C-45 EAST BORNEO (Other side Chart No. C-46) No.C-45 EAST BORNEO S120-E11340/540Nx520
RAAF Darwin Christmas card issued to personnel 1945.
Card unique to 12 Squadron
Cardboard Book style postcard
RAAF 12 SQUADRON imprinted over flying wings on air force roundel ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year Darwin 1945. Insert of picture of B24
Originated from Holland
Torch used by Air Force personal During Second World War
Small brown torch with activating lever Type A9
TROPICALIZED FEBRUARY 1945 DAYTON ACME CO. CINCINNATI , OHIO., U.S.A. PATENT APPLIED FOR LAMP ASSEM., FLASHLIGHT (HAND ENERGIZED) TYPE A9 SPECIFICATION No.32454 MFR'SNo.16 3-B ORDER No 2084-PHILA-45-54 PROPERTY - AIR FORCES .U.S. ARMY
Motorised tugs were used by ground crew to move aircraft on the ground.
This tug is of historical significance to the B24-Liberator
Motorised Aircraft Tug
MERCURY TRUCK & TRACTOR CO LTD GLOUCESTER ENGLAND-Embossed figurehead of Mercury on front. The MERCURY TRUCK & TRACTOR CO GLOUCESTER , For Spare parts quote chassis no.4962. Tyre Pressure LBS.Per Sq Inch - Front 70 Rear 45 ON plate on Dashboard MORRIS COMMERCIAL embossed on gearbox housing. MT & T embossed on either side of radiator.
Large Forged Iron embossed belt buckle.
B-24 LIBERATOR, 1939-1989, 50th ANNIVERSARY (on front) LIMITED EDITION 50th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE,B-24 LIBERATOR, 1989 BUCKLE CONNECTION, SERIAL 0612 OF 1939. B-24 LIBERATOR Origin: Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Co Type: Long-range bomber with normal crew of 10 History: First flight(xb 24) December 29 1939 Withdraw from service 1955-56 It was built in bigger numbers than any other American aircraft in history and served on every front in WW11 and with15 allied nations.
LAC J.W. Gribble qualified for flying for the RAF on B-24 Liberator aircraft from June 1944 until July 1945
Photocopies on A3 paper of flying log book
Royal Australian Airforce crest
This pilot's seat was part of the B24 Liberator 's fittings.
The seat although not part of the aircraft's air frame, was bolted to the cockpit floor as a permanent fixture.
Green painted metal shell of a B24 Liberator aircraft pilot's seat including all fittings.
Part of pilot equipment to be carried at all times whilst flying in the South Pacific war zone during WW11
Kept up to date and confidential maps for landing areas on all Pacific Islands in case of emergency
Large linen covered paper map book
Air Pilot Manual of the PACIFIC ISLANDS, confidential, No.4860, 2nd Issue. Office of the ASSISTANT CHIEF OF AIR STAFF INTELLIGENCE Headquarters Army Air Forces, Washington D.C. January 3rd 1944.
Flt.Lt.M.D.Frecker qualified as a pilot on B-24 Liberator aircraft from April 1944 until the end of November 1945
Rectangular blue linen bound hard cover book. Also lost earlier log book.
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE. FLYING LOG BOOK . FORM A.18.(Revised April 1937) (R.A.F. Form 414.)
Service manuals for the B-24D Liberator aircraft.
These instruction mauals were officially issued from the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation, San Diego, California USA
Square leather case with 2 handles and metal clasp, with gold inscriptions.
E. Duplex SUMITON, ALA. CONSOLIDATED VULTEE with an eagle in gold circle. Service Manuals. 01618 i tooled into base of case.
R.M. Beattie qualified as a B24-Liberator pilot on9/05/1944 until he was KIA 2/07/1945.
Plastic covered ring binder,A4 plastic sheet covered photocopied paper.
Flight Log Book- Liberator Flights, Flt. Lt. Roy McBeattie 404228 DFM
Item was found at a Japanese aircraft crash site on Nauru Island 1975
Indicate Japanese manufacturing level during WW11. The porcelain head on the valve is unusual and difficult to match to steel.
Valve fitted with spring and porcelain valve head.Slight bend in valve stem due to impact damage.
After an eight year international search for a complete bomb quadrant to fit the B24- Liberator fuselage it was decided to create a replica. This scale mode was used to prove the methodology.
This scale model allowed us to manufacture a full size complete working replica.This replica is now installed in the B24-Liberator and completes the operational system.
Quarter circle quadrant with operating levers and security bracket. Body is dark green with two red operating handles.
Created for the purpose of bomb delivery from B-24 Liberator aircraft. The item was originally fitted to RAAF Liberator 72-176. During salvage and disposal operations it was damaged losing 50% of the body. The item was used as a reference to manufacture a complete example.
An example of late 1930's engineering practice in an endeavour to modernise aircraft technology.
The item has 50% of it's body missing.Quadrant base and operative lever.Quarter circle casting with operating handle attached,base is squared off with rivets attaching both parts.
Bomb doors, 32-F-7523 (part number) three times, closed, open, safe, select.
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