| Original Aviation Paintings by Graham Turner - click on image or title for full details|
A BE2e flies over the Western Front on a photo-reconnaissance mission, the pilot operating the lever that would change the glass negative plates in externally mounted C-type camera, while the observer struggles to aim his Lewis gun. Winner of the Cross & Cockade Award for the best First World War aviation painting at the 2019 Guild of Aviation Artists 'Aviation Painting of the Year' Exhibition, held at the Mall Galleries in London.SOLD
|All to Play For|
RAF aircrew pass the time waiting for the call to scramble during the Battle of Britain.
|Dawn of the Machines|
On September 15th 1916 tanks went into action for the first time, across the devastated Somme battlefield at the battle of Flers.Winner of the Cross & Cockade Award for the best First World War aviation painting at the 2018 Guild of Aviation Artists 'Aviation Painting of the Year' Exhibition, held at the Mall Galleries in London.SOLD
|Letter from Home|
A young Royal Flying Corps pilot takes a moment to lose himself in the words of a loved one waiting for him back at home.Winner of the Wilkinson Sword Poignard for the best painting in oils, and highly commended in the Cross & Cockade Award for the best First World War aviation painting at the 2017 Guild of Aviation Artists 'Aviation Painting of the Year' Exhibition, held at the Mall Galleries in London
A newly trained Royal Flying Corps pilot and observer arrive at their first posting, a front line BE2e reconnaissance squadron.Highly Commended at the 2016 Guild of Aviation Artists 'Aviation Painting of the Year' Exhibition, held at the Mall Galleries in London.
A pilot walks away from his Sopwith Camel having tipped it onto its nose on landing, fortunate that it is only his pride that is hurt.
|A Long Way from Home|
A column of Indian Cavalry advance through the town of Albert, which was central to the Allied activities on the Somme in 1916. SOLD
|Victor & Vanquished|
Having located the German Albatros aircraft he had forced down behind the British lines, an RFC pilot approaches the dejected German airman, who sits before his aircraft under guard, resigned to life as a POW.Highly Commended at the 2015 Guild of Aviation Artists 'Aviation Painting of the Year' Exhibition, held at the Mall Galleries in London.
Manfred von Richtofen attacks the FE2b that would become his first victim.
A ground crewman prepares to swing the propeller to start the engine of a 10 Squadron RNAS Sopwith Camel.Highly Commended at the 2015 Guild of Aviation Artists 'Aviation Painting of the Year' Exhibition, held at the Mall Galleries in London.
|From the Heavens into Hell|
The observer of an unarmed BE2c struggles to drag the unconscious pilot from his cockpit, while the Fokker Eindekker that forced them down into the mud of no-mans land flies overhead.
|Somme Contact Patrol|
British troops signal their position to a BE2c flying overhead as they struggle to advance across no-mans land on July 1st 1916, the first day of the battle of the Somme. SOLD
The pilot and observer of an FE2b walk away from their damaged aircraft, leaving it in the hands of the ground crew to patch up ready for the next sortie. SOLD
|Not Much Further|
Artillery shells are brought to the front line in the appalling conditions on the Western Front during the First World War. SOLD
|Gladiators Defend Oslo|
On 9th April 1940, a Norwegian Gloster Gladiator, flown by First Lieutenant Dag Krohn, dives down on three Junkers Ju 52 transports and their escorting Bf 110, which he succeeded in shooting down.
|Meeting the 'Big Wing'|
As they approach their target - London - on 15th September 1940, Heinkel He 111 H-3s come under attack from Hurricanes of 242 Squadron, led by Sqn. Ldr. Douglas Bader. SOLD
|Battle of Biggin Hill|
On 31st August 1940 RAF Biggin Hill is subjected to another devastating Luftwaffe air raid, the fourth of six over a three day period. As the bombs explode throughout North Camp, 79 Squadron Hurricanes take off to intercept the departing Dornier 17s, while in the foreground, RAF personel take shelter in a slit trench.
|'Berlin Plan, Sandy'|
Air Marshal Sir Arthur Harris puts his plans to target Hitler's capital into action.
|The Raging Inferno|
The bomb-aimer in the nose of his Halifax looks down on the raging inferno that engulfed central Berlin on the night of 22/23 November 1943
|Battle over Frankfurt|
A 103 Squadron Lancaster Mk III is attacked by a Junkers Ju 88C-6 over Frankfurt, 20th December 1943.
|The 'Illustrious Blitz'|
Junkers Ju 87 'Stukas' dive bomb the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious in the Royal Dockyard in the Grand Harbour in Valetta, Malta, on the 16th January 1941, as she undergoes repairs having been severely damaged at sea six days earlier.SOLD
|Attack on Hal Far, Malta|
Fiat CR.42s straf RAF Hurricane, Gladiator and Swordfish aircraft at Hal Far airfield, Malta, on 4th July 1940.
A flight of CANT Z.1007 bis bombers come under attack from Spitfire Vs of 126 Squadron as they head away from Malta after bombing Takali airfield on 9th May 1942. This was one of several concentrated attacks on the airfields of Malta to try to destroy the RAF on the ground immediately following the arrival of Spitfire reinforcements (Operation Bowery).
A Gloster Gladiator of 263 Squadron engages a Heinkel 111 bomber over Norway in May 1940.
A Royal Air Force Hurricane of 46 Squadron prepares to land on the deck of HMS Glorious on the 7th June 1940.SOLD
A fighter squadron at dispersal in September 1940. SOLD