Checking up on the R.T. of a Kittyhawk Fighter, before take-off
|Title||Checking up on the R.T. of a Kittyhawk Fighter, before take-off|
|Place made||North Africa: Western Desert, Libya, Cyrenaica, Bardia Area, Gambut|
|Date made||March 1942|
|Medium||oil on hardboard|
|Measurement||overall: 37 cm x 41.6 cm; framed: 53.5 cm x 58.6 cm x 5 cm|
A pilot standing on a wing of a Kittyhawk plane, looking into and checking the cockpit. Dargie noted, "The pilots' life may depend on his R.T. It must be perfect before he leaves the ground, and the member of the ground crew concerned sees to it that it is [underlined] perfect".