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Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIa EB-G P7350 of the BBMF

A collection of images of Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IIa EB-G P7350 of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight taken at RAF Coningsby in July 2016. Spitfire P7350 is the oldest airworthy Spitfire in the world and the only Spitfire still flying to have actually fought in the Battle of Britain. 18 more words


Book Review: Scramble by Tom Neil.

Paperback: 640 pages
Publisher: Amberley Publishing (15 Oct. 2016)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1445660334


This book was just sheer excitement. It was Biggles for real. When Scramble was offered to me I thought it was the war in the air from a historian’s point of view but I soon discovered it was written by one of Britain’s last Ace’s. 897 more words


Eurofighter Typhoon ZK349 GN-A Display

A collection of images showing Eurofighter Typhoon FGR.4 ZK349 adorned in special markings to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain in 2015. 171 more words


Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIC LF363 JX-B of the BBMF

A collection of images of Hawker Hurricane Mk.IIC LF363 of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight taken at RAF Coningsby in July 2016. LF363 was built at the Hawker factory at Langley near Slough. 156 more words


The South African fighter ace who ended Rommel’s war

This South African fighter pilot ace shot up the famous General Erwin Rommel’s staff car in France in 1944. Rommel was thrown out of the car, suffered a severe skull fracture and it was effectively game over for Rommel’s participation in World War 2. 1,575 more words

European Theatre - WW2

“Dutch” Hugo another Afrikaner hero who is celebrated as one of “The Few”

Petrus Hendrik Hugo (left in the headline image), known as “Dutch,” was a South African who joined the Royal Air Force and took part in he Battle of France and the Battle of Britain and went on to become a RAF flight commander. 768 more words

European Theatre - WW2

Battle of Britain Parade

On the 11th of September, a number of cadets from 1004 squadron attended the Battle of Britain parade at MOD ST Athan. The cadets arrived at two o’clock for a half past two beginning. 161 more words

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