July 6, 2015

Two Battle of Britain pilots tell their stories

Only 28 left of “The Few”, the RAF Fighter Pilots of the Battle of Britain, 75 years ago. Here, two of them discuss their experiences,

http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2015/07/06/battle-of-britain-pilots-share-tales-of-lives-as-the-few-at-bridgnorth-cinema/

December 4, 2013

Brad Pitt to But a Spitfire?

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/gossip/brad-pitt-buys-wwii-spitfire-airplane-4-million-report-article-1.1536432

December 4, 2013

Ian Maclennan, Malta Spitfire pilot

Ian Maclennan was one of the last of the “other Few”, the Spitfire pilots that defended Malta during the siege:
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ace-spitfire-pilot-ian-maclennan-defended-a-besieged-malta/article15752887/

November 20, 2013

Wirraway to be recovered from lake?

Australian Wirraway trainer of Second World War vintage may be recovered from a lake.

http://www.standard.net.au/story/1919589/bid-to-raise-crashed-world-war-ii-plane-from-lake-corangamite/?cs=72

November 17, 2013

Remembering 607 Squadron – Spitfires over Burma!

Reunion of 607 Squadron. A photo of one of their Spitfires, with their “AF” codes appears in THE DECISIVE DUEL. The squadron saw some of the heaviest air combat over Burma.

http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/all-news/battle-of-britain-squadron-gathers-for-launch-of-new-tribute-1-6238570

November 17, 2013

Wartime Spitfire pilot remembered

A Spitfire pilot newly remembered: BBC News report.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-24954742

November 11, 2013

Article on Duxford and its Spitfires

THE DECISIVE DUEL ends with the Spitfires flying at Duxford. This article’s quotes and illustrations show why they are more than museum pieces.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2497872/Sentinels-sky-British-engineers-iconic-WW2-fighters-incredible-engineering-knowledge-flying-high.html

November 6, 2013

My article in AIR INTERNATIONAL on the HC-130J!

My article in the November issue of AIR INTERNATIONAL, now at your local newsagent (UK) or Barnes&Noble magazine rack (US) is about the USAF’s HC-130J tankers, fascinating airplanes that refuel rescue helicopters in flight. At night. At 500 feet altitude, without using lights or radio. And that’s just the start.

http://www.airinternational.com/

October 26, 2013

PR Spitfire-taken panorama of D-Day beaches

A spectacular example of the panoramic photographs of the D-Day beaches taken by low-altitude tactical recon Spitfires.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2476813/Eerily-tranquil-images-taken-brave-spitfire-pilots-sweeping-French-coastline-1944-German-occupied-Normandy-coastline-just-D-Day-landings.html

October 12, 2013

Buried Spitfire search in Australia goes on-line

Latest news on the quest for buried AUSTRALIAN Spitfires:

http://www.watoday.com.au/national/spitfire-hunters-dig-for-online-booty-20131012-2vfbf.html