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Pictures of Westland Wapitis, from the album of C.H. Harrison RAF.

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Aircraft Park in Formation, 1st January 1932
Flt Lt. C.H.Harrison (CEO), F.O Watts (Adjt), Sqd.ldr. A.D.Pryor (CO), F.O Thompson & F.O.McKee (both test pilots).

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Wapitis, probably same details as above.

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Wapitis, date and location unknown.

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Wapiti, date and location unknown.

westland wapiti

Wapiti, date and location unknown.

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Wapitis, date and location unknown.

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Wapiti, date and location unknown.

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Wapiti, 24 November 1933, location unknown.

More pictures of Westland Wapitis, from the album of Flt. Sgt. Webster RAF, who was an RAF photographer in Basra around 1929-32 and will have possibly processed if not taken the photographs.

westland wapiti prototype j8495

Wapiti prototype J8495, seen here with an intermediate fin/rudder shape. Date and location unknown

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J9403 nosed over, date and location unknown.

Wapitis from the album of Jack Nolan RAF.

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J9410 over Iraq. Date unknown.

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Another view of J9403 nosed over.

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J9592 over the Ctesiphon Arch, Iraq. Date unknown.

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J9592 over Iraq. Date unknown.

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Three Wapitis of 55 Squadron. Date unknown.

Wapitis from the album of H.F."Bertie" Blackburn RAF, pictures kindly supplied by David Blackburn.

westland wapiti formation k1258

A member of 31(AC) Squadron in India, H F "Bertie"' Blackburn's posting was from 17/5/1930 to 21/11/1933 therefore this photo must be from his Christmas card of 1930, '31 or '32 sent to his parents. His rank was Leading Aircraftman for that period, Bertie may be seen flying in the nearest machine, K1258.The other two are J9512 (L) and K?126 (I)

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Members of the squadron posing in front of a Wapiti, Bertie Blackburn is 3rd from the left in the back row. Presumably taken at Quetta

Further pictures of Westland Wapitis, again from the album of Flt. Sgt. Webster RAF, kindly supplied by his granddaughter Catherine Wilkinson.

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Wapiti K1385, loaded with supplies for delivery by parachute. Date and location unknown

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Wapiti K1385, closer look at the supply cases and ststic-line parachutes fitted onto the bomb racks. Date and location unknown

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Formation of Wapitis, visible serial numbers are J9737, J9728, J9726, J9506, K1295. Date and location unknown

Further pictures of Westland Wapitis, these are from the album of Reg Allan, kindly supplied by his nephew Paul Owen.

Please see more pictures and data at Paul's site: RFO RAF 31 SAAF

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Wapiti J9620, dated 4/3/32

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Unidentified Wapitis, date and location unknown.

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Wapiti J9844, date and location unknown.

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Wapiti J9488, date and location unknown.

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Wapiti J9488 again, taken at a different time from the above picture, note the change in design of the wheels. Date and location unknown.

westland wapiti j9409

Wapiti J9409 over Mosul, Iraq, dated 11/5/32.

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Wapiti J9409 again, taken on the same sortie as the above picture.

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Unidentified Wapiti, date and location unknown.

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Unidentified Wapiti (not the same one as in the above picture), date and location unknown.

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The same unidentified Wapiti as in the above picture, date and location unknown.

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Another unidentified Wapiti, date and location unknown.

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Flight of Wapitis, serials include K1283, K1299, K1261, K1225. Date and location unknown.

westland wapiti j9403

Wapiti J9403, date and location unknown.

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Wapiti J9411, date and location unknown.

westland wapiti j9506 and j9723

Wapitis J9506 and J9723, date and location unknown.

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Unidentified Wapitis, date and location unknown.

Pictures of Westland Wapitis, photographed by W.G.Mussell RAF, copies kindly supplied by his nephew, David Mussell.

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Flight of Wapitis, serial nos. J9595, J9631 and J9633 of 55 Squadron, date and location unknown.

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Westland Wapiti K1391 of 55 Squadron, date and location unknown.

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Westland Wapiti J9628 of 55 Squadron, date and location unknown.

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Detail from the above picture.

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Westland Wapiti J9628 again, date and location unknown.

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Westland Wapiti K1390 of 55 Squadron, date and location unknown.

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