Short Stirling | LJ525 | EX-R

Operator
199 Sqn, 100 Group, RAF
Aircraft model
Stirling B.Mk.III 'R-Roger'

This aircraft flown by Flying Officer Broadfield from RAF North Creake, Norfolk, UK, from September 1944 to February 1945. The unit was employed during this period on radio counter-measures operations, covering and simulating night bomber missions; the Mandrel electronic jamming device was carried to counter the German Freya early warning radar, and tin-foil Window strips were dropped to confuse Wurzburg fighter ground control and night fighter AI radar.


Aircraft model

Stirling

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_kingdom.svg United Kingdom | Military

Registration number

EX-R

Serial number

LJ525

Nickname

R-Roger

Short Stirling | LJ525 | EX-R

Short Stirling | LJ525 | EX-R

Short Stirling | LJ525 | EX-R

Short Stirling | LJ525 | EX-R

Short Stirling | LJ525 | EX-R