RAF air diagram - Abandoning by Dinghy, Hudson, Sheet 3

RAF air diagram - Abandoning by Dinghy, Hudson, Sheet 3

Code: P20996

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R.A.F. Air Diagram 3730, Sheet 3 of 4, March 1942.  Hudson I, II, III, IV & V - Abandoning by Dinghy.  Air Ministry, prepared by the Ministry of Production.  Printed for H.M. Stationary Office by Geo. Gibbons Ltd.  Approximately 100 x 68cm.  Printed on thick paper this super poster is the third in a series of four giving advice to Bomber Command Hudson bomber crews on evacuating the aircraft in the event of ditching.  It shows four images of a Hudson and the crew in their correct positions for exiting the aircraft once on the sea.  Each man had to be aware of his role and ditching station in the event of such an emergency.  Overall condition is reasonably good.  Although it as been stored rolled there is creasing and dog-eared corners, minor paper loss and some old taped repairs.  Clear official markings and 1942 date.  Also overstamped 'Royal Aircraft Establishment Technical Publication Dept., 29 May 1942'.  Despite the creasing and wear this is a dramatic and impressive rare poster.  We also have Sheet 2 from the same series currently listed on the website.  Stock code P20996.