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Men's Dress Shoes
... Image Name Description Oxford/Balmoral Oxfords (British), or Balmorals (American), lace up and tie to keep them on the wearer's foot, and have a closed lacing, where the ... Many Oxfords have an additional piece of leather sewn over the toe section, known as a toe cap ... Oxfords are the standard shoe to wear with most suits ...
Airspeed Oxford - Operational History
... The Oxford (nicknamed the 'Ox-box') was used to prepare complete aircrews for RAF's Bomber Command and as such could simultaneously train pilots, navigators, bomb aimers, gunners, or radio operators on the ... In addition to training duties, Oxfords were used in communications and anti-submarine roles and as ambulances in the Middle East ... The Oxford was the preferred trainer for the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) and British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (BCATP) which sent thousands of potential aircrew to ...
Airspeed Oxford - Variants
... AS.10 Oxford I To produce the Oxford I for the Royal Air Force, Airspeed increased the wingspan, modified the nose and employed fully cowled Armstrong Siddeley Cheetah IX radial engines of ... By the start of the war, about 300 Mk I Oxfords were in service with the RAF, while a number were also being used by the Royal New Zealand Air Force to train ... AS.10 Oxford II The prevalence of powered turrets by the start of the war meant the Oxford's role as a gunnery trainer lapsed ...
Airspeed Consul - Development
... of 1934 was militarised in 1937 to create the mass produced AS.10 Airspeed Oxford trainer ... The Oxford was used by several air forces for the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan, and 4,411 were produced ... From 1946, 162 Oxfords were refurbished and adapted for civilian use as the Consul, as war surplus Oxfords were common ...