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New batch of 4500 images released

Images of Sweden and Venice feature in our latest image upload.


23 April 2014

Venice, Italy, photographed from a USAAF F-5

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16 April 2014

New Aerofilms book published

A History of Britain from Above


24 February 2014

Aerofilms book

Images of the Alps released

A new batch of 6,700 historical aerial images of Austria and southern Germany has been released and is now accessible online.


19 November 2013

Obersulzbach glacier aerial photograph

Colour aerial images of Scottish beaches released

A collection of 8,283 of oblique aerial images taken during a survey of beaches in Scotland has been uploaded to the NCAP website.


28 October 2013

Meridian Airmaps images released

A new batch of 6,790 historic aerial images of Scotland taken by Meridian Airmaps has been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. This batch includes complete cover of central Scotland in the early 1970's.


25 September 2013

New batch of images released

A new batch of 4,790 images has been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Areas covered include the state of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, and the city of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


26 August 2013

Cabinet Secretary briefed on NCAP developments

Fiona Hyslop MSP is briefed on the use of NCAP aerial imagery in recent BBC documentaries and on forthcoming website developments.


8 August 2013

Creating a Vision of the Commonwealth

The Scottish Documentary Institute (SDI), in a partnership with NCAP, are looking for a documentary filmmaker to develop and make a 15’ film as a creative response to our unique aerial photography of Commonwealth countries taken throughout the second half of the twentieth century.


2 July 2013

D-Day: The Last Heroes

Images from NCAP are featuring in a new two-part BBC documentary about the Normandy landings, D-Day: The Last Heroes. To co-incide with the broadcast, over 3,500 images taken on D-Day have been released on the NCAP website.


6 June 2013

New Book Reveals Secrets of Hitler’s V-Weapons

A new book, by NCAP Curator Allan Williams, tells the story of Operation Crossbow, the photographic intelligence hunt for Nazi 'Vengeance' weapons.


5 June 2013

New Documentary: D-Day in 3D

Images from NCAP have featured in a new documentary on the Discovery Channel in the USA, which reaches over 100 million households. The programme, D-Day in 3D, explores the use of stereoscopic aerial photography in the planning of the Normandy landings on 6 June 1944.


31 May 2013

Dambusters images released

Images from the Dambusters and Saumur Tunnel raids by 617 Squadron, Royal Air Force, have been released in a batch of 5,300 historic aerial images uploaded to the NCAP website, covering areas from Western Europe to North Africa.


10 May 2013

German Air Force photographs of Scotland released

A collection of 125 images of Scotland taken by the German Luftwaffe has been released on the NCAP website.


8 May 2013

NCAP featured on Planetopia, the German science and technology programme

Following the discovery of an unexploded bomb near Berlin Central Station, on Tuesday 2 April 2013, the work of NCAP has been featured on the German science and technology programme.


9 April 2013

NCAP and the German Bomb Disposal Industry

Magazine article in the Mail on Sunday - 31 March 2013 - features the work of NCAP.


2 April 2013

From Brussels to Suez - new batch of images released

4,700 historic aerial images have been uploaded to the NCAP website, covering areas from Western Europe to North Africa. Also released are images flown during the Suez Crisis in November 1956.


28 February 2013

Images of Sardinia released

Over 1,600 images of Sardinia have been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website along with 6 mosaics covering parts of the island.


18 December 2012

New batch of images released

A new batch of 3,500 images has been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Countries covered include Germany, the Netherlands and Scotland.


6 December 2012

New NCAP Channel on HistoryPin

NCAP shares 10,000 aerial images of Scotland and Western Europe on HistoryPin.


3 October 2012

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