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Bristol Blenheim IF (Trop)


A section of Bristol Blenheim IFs equipped with Volkes tropical air filters under the cowlings.
These 1940 - early 1942 version of the Blenheim were armed with six .303 Browning machine
guns. (4 guns in the belly pack, one in the wing and one in the turret) They were used as a stop-
gap, long range fighter. These are carrying the 'VT' codes of no.30 Squadron who operated
them in Greece and Crete. Blenheim IFs also flew in the Malaya campaign.

Bristol Blenheim IVF (Trop)


A section of Bristol Blenheim IVFs (long-nosed) equipped with Volkes tropical air filters under
the cowlings.This version of the Blenheim were armed with six .303 Browning machine guns.
(4 guns in the belly pack, one in the wing and one in the turret - some these had an extra gun in                                                                  
the nose.) They were used as a stop-gap long range fighter. Before Beaufighters became
available.

Bristol Blenheim IV


The long-nosed version of this light bomber. Used extensively by the RAF in the early period of                                                                     
the war. 
 
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