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Waiting for the Balloon to go up !

By TornadoTys
Another image from my day at Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow.

Around the Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow Imperial War musuem ( IWM ) grounds there were many people in period dress, and this chap was one of them.
I believe he is a flight sergant and if any one can comment on his correct rank please leave it in the comments below.

Hope you guys like it

Please feel free to leave any tips, advice, comments and critiques Smile

Tags: Transport Summertime Pilot Re-enactment Ww2 Battle of britain Royal air force Duxford airshow Period Costum

Voters: Briwooly, dark_lord, mike9005 and 1 more


dark_lord Plus
15 2.4k 598 England
8 Nov 2019 9:56PM
Flight Sargeant is correct.

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GeorgeP Plus
12 55 23 United States
8 Nov 2019 11:42PM

Quote:Flight Sargeant is correct.
. . . but did they have Ray-Bans in 1939?
dark_lord Plus
15 2.4k 598 England
9 Nov 2019 4:13PM
According to Wikipaedia
The prototype, created in 1936 and known as "Anti-Glare", had plastic frames and green lenses that could cut out the glare without obscuring vision. Impact-resistant lenses were added in 1938. The sunglasses were redesigned with a metal frame the following year and patented as the Ray-Ban Aviator
Whether an RAF pilot would have had a pair at that time is questionable
TornadoTys 4 27 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2019 4:42PM
Fair point darkord ! Lol

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