RJ Mitchell: Legend of the Spitfire by Richard Edwards recounts the extraordinary achievements of one of Britain’s greatest aviation legends, the man responsible for the iconic Supermarine Spitfire.
The book gives the reader an insight into the life of RJ Mitchell, his role in the prestigious Schneider Trophy air-races and the development of the astonishing aircraft that he created, including the Supermarine S4 and the Spitfire. Continue reading “RJ Mitchell: Legend of the Spitfire”
The first and second chapters of the eBook series, British Flying Legends together in one volume. The book includes Guy Gibson: Legend of the Dam Busters, which tells the dramatic story of a flying legend and his leadership of the infamous raid on the Ruhr dams in May 1943 and John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck, which tells the remarkable story of a Fleet Air Arm pilot who, with a single torpedo strike brought about the sinking of Nazi Germany’s most powerful battleship, the Bismarck. Continue reading “British Flying Legends – Chapters 1 & 2”
John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck tells the remarkable story of a legendary Fleet Air Arm pilot who, with a single torpedo strike, delivered from an obsolete biplane, flown in a force nine gale, in the middle of the Atlantic, brought about the sinking of Nazi Germany’s most powerful battleship, the Bismarck.
This is a truly astonishing tale of bravery and courage in the face of overwhelming odds, a tale that has become a significant part of naval and aviation history. Continue reading “John Moffat: Legend of the Bismarck”