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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

NCAP featured on German television

The work of NCAP has been featured on German television, following the discovery of unexploded bombs in Munich and Schipol.


12 September 2012

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New batch of images released

A new batch of 12,000 images has been digitised, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Countries covered include France, Germany, Norway, The Netherlands and Thailand.


23 August 2012

Democracy Monument Bangkok

Operation Crossbow on German television

NCAP imagery of a secret Second World War operation is the subject of a documentary to be shown in Germany


29 July 2012

New batch of images released

A new batch of 9,000 historical aerial images of Scotland been scanned, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Areas covered include Shetland, Caithness, Stirling and Bute.


6 July 2012

NCAP Adds To 'Britain From Above'

New website makes 15,000 rare and fragile aerial photographs of the UK accessible online


26 June 2012

New project to make 150,000 aerial images accessible

A new NCAP digitisation project will add 90,000 images to the 70,000 already available online by mid-2013.


26 April 2012

New wartime aerial photographs of Scotland accessible

Another 4,000 images of Scotland taken by RAF photographic reconnaissance units during the Second World War are now accessible online.


6 February 2012

New batch of images released

A new batch of 3,000 images has been scanned, catalogued and uploaded to the NCAP website. Countries covered include France, Germany, Norway, Denmark and Croatia.


31 January 2012

NCAP imagery used in major US documentary

PBS network to broadcast 3D Spies of WWII, the story of the Allied hunt for Hitler's V-weapons.


9 January 2012

Aerial Image Becomes Work of Art

Artist creates memorial tapestry from aerial photograph


17 November 2011

US Navy Photography Now Accessible

US intern catalogues US Navy aerial photographs of Scotland


30 August 2011

Behind the Scenes of Operation Crossbow

How the NCAP team helped bring a new BBC documentary to life.


30 June 2011

Operation Crossbow Documentary

NCAP imagery of a secret Second World War operation is the subject of a new BBC documentary


11 May 2011

View newly-discovered aerial images of the Libyan capital Tripoli in 1942

Wartime images of Tripoli have just been discovered in the vast archives of the National Collection of Aerial Photography


16 March 2011

Zoomable images now available

View online images at higher resolution with our new zoomify feature, available with a website subscription


11 November 2010

Out Now - Above Scotland - Cities

Discover aerial photography of Scotland’s cities in our new book.


30 September 2010

Aerofilms saved for the nation

£1.7m Lottery grant will conserve and digitise historical aerial photograph collection of Britain.


27 September 2010

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