260 Squadron RAF




Kittyhawk IIIs of 260 Squadron, Tripolitania, Libya, November 1942. The ship in the foreground,
serial FR350 and coded HS-B, was flown by Canadian pilot James 'Stocky' Edwards.


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Here's the Imperial War Museum's caption for this next photo:

Curtiss Kittyhawk Mark IIIs of No. 260 Squadron RAF, lined up at Marble Arch landing ground,
Libya. HS-X in the foreground was the personal aircraft of the squadron commander, Squadron
Leader O.V. Pedro Hanbury: at this time it retained its US serial number 42-45798. FR350 HS-B
was flown by Flight Lieutenant J.F. Edwards RCAF, the most successful Kittyhawk pilot in the
Western Desert with twelve confirmed at eight probable victories.



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