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Fighting in the Air

Fighting in the Air

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{detailed description}This book is a compilation of official instructions to pilots on aerial combat techniques from the First World War through to the Second; these include instructions on air-to-air combat from the earliest days when 'some machines' were 'equipped with a pistol or rifle' to the special notes issued on methods of dealing with the Focke-Wulf 190.
The contents include the following:
1916: Fighting in the Air by Major L. W. B. Rees, R.F.C. & R.A.
1917: Text Book on Aerial Gunnery
1918: Fighting the S.E., January, 1918
1918: Notes on Aerial Fighting 'Bring Down Your Hun!'
1933: 'Air Fighting' from Royal Air Force Flying Training Manual Part II—Applied Flying
1940: Forget-Me-Nots for Fighters by No. 13 Group, R.A.F.
1943: Notes on Air Gunnery and Air Fighting by Wing Commander E. M. Donaldson, D. S. O. , A . F. C. , R. A . F.
1943: Bag the Hun! (estimation of range & angle off)
1943: Central Gunnery School (diagram excerpted from Pilot Gunnery Instructors Course)

For aviation enthusiasts, and wargamers especially, this will provide a source book of incomparable value, and an authentic perspective on the development of aerial warfare over thirty years.
{Author / Publisher / Date}edited by John Tanner
published by Arms and Armour Press, RAF Museum Series Volume 7 1978 1st edn. 307pp illustrated, 16x23
{condition}good, including d/j.
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