501 Squadron pilots at Bradwell Bay October 1944

 

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Squadron pilots at Bradwell Bay October 1944. The Tempest is SD-R (EJ538) which is stripped of paint to increase its top speed. 

Back row (from left):
Flying Officer Panter, Flying Officer Maday (CAN), Flying Officer Johnson (CAN), Flight Lieutenant Burton, Flying Officer Stockburn, Flying Officer Polley, Flying Officer Bennett.

Front row (from left):
Warrant Officer Wojczynski (POL), Capt Payne (Army Liason Officer), Flight Lieutenant Robb, Flight Lieutenant Hansen (NZ), Squadron Leader Parker-Rees CO, Flight Lieutenant Willis, Flight Lieutenant Birks (non flying), Warrant Officer Balam, Flight Lieutenant Llandon-Down, Flying Officer Grottick, Flying Officer Harte (non flying).