The Glio Site
HMS Eagle circa 1924
824 Squadron in front of a Fairey Swordfish — 1940
Aerial photo of Taranto harbour pre the devastating bombing of the Italian fleet on night of 11th/12th November 1940. More details HERE
RNAS Ford, Sussex. de Havilland Mosquito squadron — 1945
Supermarine Spitfire squadron
Commander Dick Law and his squadron in front of a Supermarine Spitfire (?). Was a 6-bladed propeller usual?
Captain Ievers at RNAS Halfar, Malta — 26-Feb-1960
C-in-C Mediterranean with Captain Alf Sutton at RNAS Halfar, Malta
HRH Prince Philip visits RNAS Hal Far, Malta
Lt Commander John Culbertson meets Scouts at RNAS Hal Far, Malta — 10-Feb-1960
Squadron in front of de Havilland Mosquito. John Culbertson extreme left sitting — 24-Jun-1948
Lieutenant John Culbertson
John Culbertson — 1956
John Culbertson (extreme right) on exercise
John Culbertson in flying gear
Lieutenant Commander John Culbertson in front of Hawker Sea Hawk FB5 at RNAS Hal Far, Malta
Raising ensigns at RNAS Hal Far, Malta— 17-Sep-1959
RNAS Hal Far Rugby Club dinner
RNAS Hal Far Rugby team. John Culbertson to left of ball — 13-Mar-1959
Convoy of aircraft carriers. Possibly HMS Courageous, HMS Campania & HMS Furious. Photo dated 1944 but Courageous was sunk in 1939.
HMS Victorious (R38) in Grand Harbour, Valetta, Malta — 28-Nov-1959
Aerial photo of HMS Eagle (R05)
HMS Eagle flightdeck. Location not known. Any ideas (Possibly Suez in 1956)
Divisions on HMS Eagle (R05)
Squadron photo on HMS Eagle. John Culbertson centre front row with Johnny Blunden to his left
HMS Eagle in action with Fairey Swordfish over head — 1941
HMS Eagle sinking on 11-Aug-1942 while on escort duty to the Malta convoy during Operation Pedestal
HMS Furious — 1942
812 Squadron FAA badge - motto Dex Aie meaning God aid us
Royal Marines manning 6 inch gun
Pilot officer training. John Culbertson 2nd right front row
Royal Navy Presentation Team at HMS Daedalus, Lee-on-Solent
Pilot officer training at RAF Molesworth, Cambridge. Dick Law 3rd from left back row — 12-Apr-1946
de Havilland Sea Vampire
Supermarine Spitfires — low level fly past. Place not known
de Havilland Mosquitos in low-level opposing fly-past. Location not known.
de Havilland Mosquito coming in to land on HMS Illustrious — 1946
de Havilland Mosquito landing
de Havilland Mosquito landing, with wings folding.
de Havilland Mosquito with wings folded
de Havilland Mosquito with wings folded, about to be taken below decks on lift.
Fairey Swordfish crashing into sea on take-off
Fairey Swordfish crashed into sea on take-off
Fairey Swordfish crashed into sea on take-off. 3-man crew in water.
US Navy Lockheed P-2 Neptune at RNAS Hal Far
50 - 50
FAA & RN