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Observing Operation SEALION

Monitoring the German build-up to the invasion of Britain in 1940.


6 October 2014

NCAP ACIU Plot Q29

Mosaics now available

Mosaics of Scotland and Sardinia are now available to subscribers.


11 September 2014

3D model of Rome in 1944

A joint research project with the University of Vienna has created a 3D model of Rome from aerial photography taken in 1944.


31 July 2014

3D model of Rome in 1944

NCAP imagery assists weapons search

Aerial imagery of wartime trench leads to search for buried weapons.


30 July 2014

Aerial imagery of wartime trench leads to search for buried weapons.

Images of the Commonwealth released

3,500 aerial images of Kenya and Jamaica feature in our latest upload.


27 June 2014

Aerial image of Jamaica

New Film - Sightlines - Offers a Vision of the Commonwealth

New film inspired by NCAP photography explores colonialism and its consequences, as they are being played out today, in a hillside village in Kenya.


16 June 2014

Sightlines - a vision of the Commonwealth

Images of Nordrhein-Westfalen released

Images of Paderborn and Sennelager feature in our latest image upload


10 June 2014

Images of Nordrhein-Westfalen released

New batch of 4,500 images released

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


23 April 2014

Venice, Italy, photographed from a USAAF F-5

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

Colour aerial image of Scottish beach

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

Aerial image of Ravencraig steelworks

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

Fiona Hyslop briefed on NCAP

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

Aerial photo of D-Day

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

Operation Crossbow book by Allan Williams

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

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