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Aeronautical Collectables & Aviation Collectables

Geoff Pringle wearing RAF Officers Cap, Mae West 1941 pattern Life Jacket, RAF Irvin Flying Jacket, Heated Flying Gloves, RAF Wartime Battle Dress Jacket and Trousers, 1939 Pattern Flying Boots and a 'B' Type Flying Helmet

From here you can find your way to all of our Aeronautical Collectables content. We list some of our stock of Aviation Collectables and Aviation Clothing - there is also a Features section, which we will add to over time. The stock pages are arranged in categories which are subdivided into countries of origin - we hope this makes these pages easy to navigate.

Selling prices are now listed alongside all stock items, these are quoted in UK Pounds (£). If you have a specific question concerning an individual item, or require a more detailed image, please contact us, we will respond as soon as possible.

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Please read our Terms & Conditions. Sorry - we do not have an "online" ordering facility. If you contact us, detailing your requirements, we will provide a firm quotation (inclusive of packing, delivery and insurance costs) together with details for secure Credit Card payment through PayPal.

Updates

We endeavour to update our stock listing at the start of each month. The stock status indicator buttons are updated more frequently, but we cannot guarantee that any item marked as available has not been sold!

Web Log

Our stock is constantly changing, so it's not possible to list the full inventory, or update the stock pages on a daily basis. We have recently introduced a Web Log which we will use to notify visitors of new stock and other snippets of information - we hope you'll find this useful.

Collectors

If you have a specialist interest, or need that unique piece to complete your collection, please ask - we have many unlisted items. If not in our current stock, we may know where to source it for you!

The Key to the D Day Landings

The Crest of 518 SquadronTake a look at this previously unpublished story in our Aeronautical Features section. It is based on an account from a Wireless Operator/Air Gunner who was attached to 518 Squadron based on the Isle of Tiree, Inner Hebrides, during WWII.

I discovered this record of eight men's bravery as a result of the chance purchase of an RAF Irvin Flying Jacket. After some research, I was able to reunite that jacket with its original wartime owner - Warrant Officer John Bristow. Part of John's story is already published, if you have not seen it, you can find it here.

When I first met John he mentioned that, as well as his brush with death in the North Atlantic in November 1944, he had previously been involved with an extremely "hush hush" operation. That Op had had an impact on the timing and strategy for the allied invasion of Europe - Operation Overlord.

Read the story in full here.

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