A Royal Aircraft Factory RE8 reconnaisance aircraft.

Photograph showing a Royal Aircraft Factory RE8 reconnaisance aircraft in flight above the cloud line taken by the observer looking toward the forward cockpit of the pilot, 1917-1918 (c). Dials on the instrument panel and the Vickers machine gun mounted on the port side fuselage can be seen below the pilot’s shoulder. Part of the tail of the aircraft can be seen, bottom left. From an album containing 96 photographs relating to Lt William Charles Carter who served in the Artists’ Rifles The London Regiment from 1913 and 13 Sqn Royal Flying Corps 1917-1918.