How to Fly a Battle of Britain Fighter

How to Fly a Battle of Britain Fighter
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Publisher : Amberley Pub Plc
Total Pages : 128
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ISBN-10 : 1445636654
ISBN-13 : 9781445636658
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Book Synopsis How to Fly a Battle of Britain Fighter by : Campbell McCutcheon

Download or read book How to Fly a Battle of Britain Fighter written by Campbell McCutcheon and published by Amberley Pub Plc. This book was released on 2014-05-19 with total page 128 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Find out how a pilot was instructed in flying a Battle of Britain fighter, using the original Pilot's Notes for the Supermarine Spitfire and Hawker Hurricane, as well as Air Ministry flying notes on captured Messerschmitt Bf 109s. See how each compares, view their cockpits and learn how they fly. All three aircraft handled superbly, and the Pilot's Notes help give an idea of what it was like to fl y in a real Second World War fighter aircraft. The aircraft were designed and first flew within months of each other, and all served throughout the war. More than 300 pilots on the Eastern Front shot down over 100 Soviet aircraft, each using Messerschmitt Bf 109s, while British aces in the Spitfire and Hurricane included Douglas Bader, Roland Beaumont, Neville Duke and Richard Hillary.


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