Credit for the first Messerschmitt Me 262 jet fighter to be ‘brought down’ in combat belongs to Joseph Myers and Manford Crory of the P-47D-equipped 78th Fighter Group, who manoeuvred a 1./KG 51 machine into the ground on August 28, 1944. The German pilot survived. No shots were fired by both sides. It happened again on […]
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RCAF Spitfire NH341 Restored to Flight.
Canadian Aviator magazine has my new article detailing the history and restoration of Canadian Spitfire NH341. Restored to the two seat configuration NH341 is available for ride with Aero Legends in the UK. aerolegends.com
The Illustrated History No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day Video
The Illustrated History No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day – Now Available!
My first ibook is available at Apple’s ibook store. Just $18.99US. https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/illustrated-history-no-126/id841037541?mt=11 From D-day to VE Day No 126 RCAF was the highest scoring fighter Wing as part of the RAF’s 2nd Tactical Air Force. This illustrated history chronicles the wing’s many highlights and shows the Spitfire in the fighter-bomber role, as well as its […]
Who Shot Down the First Me 262 Jet during World War II?
Credit for the first Me 262 be brought down in combat belong to Maj Joseph Myers and 2Lt Manford Crory of the P-47D-equipped 78th Fighter Group, who manoeuvred a 1./KG 51 machine into the ground west of Brussels on August 28, 1944. This occurred with a shot being fired by both sides. A similar thing occurred […]