AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

4 June 1943

Flying Officer Jaroslav Čermák from No. 313 (Czech) Squadron RAF, crashes with his Spitfire Mk.V (AR512) near Taunton, after colliding with a train. Complicated wartime fortunes of Jaroslav Čermák may work as a perfect example […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

14 February 1943

First recorded combat of US Marine Corps F4U Corsair, during the Kahili raid (Solomon Islands), later known as ´St. Valentine´s Day Massacre´. Twelve F4Us, together with ten P-38 Lightnings, escorted nine PB4Y-1 Liberators on their […]