The Royal Flying Corps in Texas, 1917-1918
- 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 Dashing Aviator Who Duped the Nazis. Budiansky, Stephen // World War II;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p21
The article features aviator Sidney Cotton. In the First World War he repeatedly clashed with his commanders in the Royal Flying Corps until forced to resign his commission in 1917. Early in 1939 he had a new venture: the Aeronautical Research and Sales Corporation. Piloting his own Lockheed 12A...
- 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...
- 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.
- Air Power, Ethics, and Civilian Immunity during the First World War and its Aftermath. // Global War Studies;Dec2010, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p102
Little has been published on the ethical and legal basis of air attacks on non-combatants during the First World War. Existing works have focused mainly on the injustice of the German Zeppelin and Gotha raids on British towns. They present British air campaigns on German towns and the formation...
- 9th Mississauga Horse, Officer, Full Dress, 1910-1936. Chartrand, Ren� // Military Collector & Historian;Summer2011, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p105
The article describes the issue's back cover, which features an illustration of an officer from the Canadian 9th Mississauga Horse cavalry regiment, with focus given to the design of the officer's uniform and the regiment's work during World War I.
- LOW LEVEL. Houlihan, Sean P. // Citizen Airman: The Official Magazine of the Air National Guard ;Dec2002, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on the benefits in teaching of life-saving skills by the airlift crews at training center Rosecrans Air National Guard Base in St. Joseph, Missouri. Features of the school; Mission to increase survivability of aircrews by threat awareness and avoidance; Procedures of the training...