AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

18 June 1951

´Black day´ at the RAF Biggin Hill station, with three crew fatalities and three Gloster Meteor aircraft lost within a few minutes. The Royal Air Force station at Biggin Hill was an airfield well known […]

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

13 November 1940

Handley Page Halifax entered service with No. 35 Squadron at RAF Linton-on-Ouse. The Handley Page Halifax was a heavy bomber with a double vertical stabilizer, developed in response to Specification P.13/36 issued by the British […]