Lancaster Bomber De-icing System

Silver Gelatin photograph 1943

12 x 16 cm

Stamped to reverse ‘This photograph has been passed by censor. 17 Dec 1943’

‘Copyright This TP copyright illustration from “The Aeroplane” must not be reproduced without the written permission of Temple Press Ltd.’

‘De-icing system. – Cold air is passed into the flame-trap exhaust and forces hot air into wing leading edge.’

Condition: good.

Provenance: from the collection of Philip J R Moyes, author of many books on the RAF, most notably The Pictorial History which ran to several volumes.