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NCAP Features

Thames Path National Trail

Colour aerial photography of the Thames Path National Trail.

Aerial photography of the River Thames Path National Trail

NATO Exercise CARTE BLANCHE

Low-level aerial photography from a NATO exercise.

OS Photomaps

Map-accurate mosaics of Scotland.

Reconnaissance Aircraft

Aerial image collectors.

Vertical and Oblique Aerial Photography

An explanation of vertical and oblique aerial photography.

Vertical and oblique aerial photography

Scale in Aerial Photography

An explanation of scale in aerial photography.

Historic Military Events

Aerial photography of some key historical events.

Copenhagen 12 May 1945

Interpreting an Aerial Photograph

Interpreting features in aerial photography.

Film Types

Panchromatic, colour and infra-red.

False colour infra red aerial photograph

Record Movement

Learn how NCAP tracks, moves and stores over 26 million records.

archive record movement

NCAP @ RAF100 COSFORD AIR SHOW

In 2018, NCAP partnered with the Defence School of Photography at the RAF100 Cosford Air Show.

NCAP at RAF Cosford Air Show

Finding Aid Digitisation Programme 2018

See the global aerial photographic coverage unlocked by our digitised finding aids.

Coverage of NCAP finding aids

Finding Aid Digitisation Programme 2017

See the global aerial photographic coverage unlocked by our digitised finding aids.

Coverage of NCAP finding aids

Finding Aid Digitisation Programme 2016

See the global aerial photographic coverage unlocked by our digitised finding aids.

Coverage of NCAP finding aids

Finding Aid Digitisation Programme 2015

See the global aerial photographic coverage unlocked by our digitised finding aids.

aerial photography finding aids

Finding Aid Digitisation Programme 2014

See the global coverage unlocked by our digitised finding aids.

NCAP Finding Aids current coverage

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