The Dashing Aviator Who Duped the Nazis
- COMMANDS. Marino, James I. // World War II;Sep2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p18
Recounts the participation of Number 485 Squadron manned by New Zealanders representing the British Royal Air Force in Europe during World War II. Origin of the squadron; Information on the missions of the squadron; Contributions of the Squadron to the Allied cause.
- THE Fighter Built FOR Two. Guttman, Robert // Aviation History;Jan2006, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p22
This article reports that after a calamitous combat debut, the Bristol Fighter became a formidable mainstay of the British Royal Air Force (RAF) during the World War I. Often overlooked by modern historians assessing the merits of World War I aircraft, the Bristol F.2B was regarded as a great...
- SHAPING THE MIDDLE EAST. // Military History;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p30
The article chronicles the role of the British Empire in shaping the Middle East. By the end of World War I the British Empire encompassed a quarter of the Earth's surface and governed more than a quarter of the world's population. Britain retained its sway over Egypt and gained a mandate over...
- The Royal Flying Corps in Texas, 1917-1918. Milligan, Edward S.; Johnson, Michael T. // Military Collector & Historian;Winter2006, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p218
The article presents information on the Royal Flying Corps and the training that was done in Texas in order to provide air support during World War I. Included with the article is an image of three members of the Royal Flying Corps and the uniforms they are wearing are discussed. Members of the...
- �50,000 RAF bonus to stop pilots' flight. // Employee Benefits;Mar2002, p7
Reports on the bonus offered by the Royal Air Force (RAF) in Great Britain to stop senior pilots from transferring to civil airlines. Yearly attrition rates for pilots and for navigators; Suggestion of Mark Edelsten, European partner with William M Mercer, on RAF pensions.
- Greatest Camel ace. Guttman, Jon // Military History;Mar98, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p46
Features Captain Donald MacLaren of the British Royal Air Force. His family background; Educational background; Military career.
- INTO THE SKY WITH THE RED ARROWS. Meadows, Lizzie // British Heritage;Sep2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p44
The article offers information on the Red Arrows, Great Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) precision flying team. Acknowledged and respected worldwide as masters of formation display, the Red Arrows are ambassadors for the RAF and Great Britain. This elite pilots group was formed in 1965 and have...
- Royal Flying Corps founded. Cavendish, Richard // History Today;Apr2012, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p8
The article discusses the founding of Great Britain's Royal Flying Corps (RFC) on April 13th, 1912. It examines British aerial actions during World War I and comments on several British fighter aces. The union of the RFC and the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS) into the British Royal Air Force...
- Going Down in Flames. Knight, Clayton // Newsweek;3/8/1999, Vol. 133 Issue 10, p36
Presents the recollections of an American who served in Britain's Royal Air Force during World War I. Details of a dogfight with German Fokkers; A crash behind enemy lines; Souvenir of the experience.