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Consolidated B-24H Liberator B-6

Consolidated B-24 Liberator B.6 after Modifications at Scottish Aviation at Prestwick on 8th July 1944 Date: 1944

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This evocative photograph captures the Consolidated B-24H Liberator B-6, registration number KH166, undergoing modifications at Scottish Aviation's facility at Prestwick Airfield in Scotland on the 8th of July, 1944. During World War II, the Royal Air Force (RAF) relied heavily on the versatile and formidable Consolidated B-24 Liberator as a second-line heavy bomber, supplementing the more famous Avro Lancaster and Handley Page Halifax. The Liberator, a piston-powered, long-range, multi-engine bomber produced by Consolidated Aircraft Corporation in the United States, was a crucial asset in the Allied war effort. With a top speed of 290 miles per hour and a range of over 2,000 miles, the Liberator could reach targets deep within enemy territory, making it an effective weapon against the Axis powers. In this image, we see the B-24H, a variant of the Liberator, undergoing modifications at Scottish Aviation. The modifications were likely aimed at enhancing the aircraft's performance or extending its operational life. The aircraft wears the markings of 30 410 Squadron, RAF, and the serial number 410731. The presence of gun turrets and other defensive armament suggests that this Liberator was intended for combat missions. This photograph offers a fascinating glimpse into the wartime aviation scene at Prestwick Airfield, a critical base for the RAF during World War II. The image serves as a poignant reminder of the crucial role that the Consolidated B-24 Liberator played in the Allied victory in Europe.

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