Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91.    Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.

Pioneering female pilot who flew Spitfires during Second World War and became magazine cover girl dies aged 91

Maureen Dunlop de Popp, a female pilot who flew Spitfires, Lancasters and Hurricanes during the Second World War, has died aged 91. Dunlop joined the Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA) in 1942 and became one of a small group of female pilots based at White Waltham in Berkshire who were trained to fly 38 types of aircraft between factories and military airfields across the country.

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company during the Cold War. It was the third and final of the V-bombers that provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant.

The Handley Page Victor was a British jet bomber aircraft produced by the Handley Page Aircraft Company during the Cold War. It was the third and final of the V-bombers that provided Britain's nuclear deterrent. The other two V-bombers were the Avro Vulcan and the Vickers Valiant.

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from an RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with Concorde for 4 minutes over the Irish Sea: The Tornado was rapidly running out of fuel, struggling to keep up with Concorde at Mach 2.

The only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach 2 (1,350 mph). Taken from an RAF Tornado fighter jet, which only rendezvoused with Concorde for 4 minutes over the Irish Sea: The Tornado was rapidly running out of fuel, struggling to keep up with Concorde at Mach 2.

Jack Whitehall is without doubt one of my favourite actors of all time. I'm going to see him when he's in the town of Edinburgh Check out more information here: http://edinburgh.frasershospitality.com/en

19 Times Jack Whitehall Totally Out-Bantered Everyone

Jack Whitehall is without doubt one of my favourite actors of all time. I'm going to see him when he's in the town of Edinburgh Check out more information here: http://edinburgh.frasershospitality.com/en

1942 WWII Warplane Identification Chart German and par inpress

1942 WWII Warplane Identification Chart, German and British Air Force

1942 WWII Warplane Identification Chart German and par inpress

Polish 303 Squadron in British Air Force 1944 ,Spitfire Supermarine MK XIV. Screen from... ...game World of Worldplanes :)

Polish 303 Squadron in British Air Force 1944 ,Spitfire Supermarine MK XIV. Screen from... ...game World of Worldplanes :)

Christmas in an air raid shelter, 1940. This little girl has decorations and presents around her bed.

Christmas in an air raid shelter, 1940. This little girl has decorations and presents around her bed.

The legendary English Electric Lightning - One of my favourite Cold War era jets. It's astonishing ROC and exceptional performance marked it out as ahead of it's time and a pilot's favourite.

The legendary English Electric Lightning - One of my favourite Cold War era jets. It's astonishing ROC and exceptional performance marked it out as ahead of it's time and a pilot's favourite.

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