Royal_Air_Force_Malta Published on August 30, 2014 in Visual Management during World War II – A Visit to the Lascaris War Rooms in MaltaFull resolution (800 × 660) Royal Air Force Operations in Malta, Gibraltar and the Mediterranean, 1939-1945. Bristol Beaufighters of No. 272 Squadron RAF in flight over Malta. Nearest the camera is a Mark VIC, X8079, 'K', which was shot down by German fighters off Maritime Island on 22 May 1943, Behind X8079 is Mark IC, T5043 'V'. The Squadron flew from both Luqa and Ta Kali during this period. Source: File:Royal Air Force Operations in Malta, Gibraltar and the Mediterranean, 1939-1945. CM5109.jpg, in public domain.