Last flight of the 'Flying Pencil': How Dornier bomber recovered from sea bed off Kent coast was shot down during Battle of Britain forcing crew to land belly-up on sandbanks
The bomber was originally part of a large enemy formation which was intercepted by RAF fighter aircraft on August 26, 1940, as they attempted to attack airfields in Essex.
Sello: Battle of Britain - Boulton Paul Defiant (Gibraltar) (70th Anniv. of the Battle of Britain) Mi:GI 1366,Yt:GI 1366,Sg:GI 1351
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At The Controls: The National Air and Space Museum Looks at Cockpits
At the Controls gave visitors an opportunity to view the cockpits of a number of the aircraft and spacecraft in the National Air and Space Museum collections. Many of these historically significant craft are one of a kind, others are well known, even by non-aviation buffs, for significant events in mankind's travel through air and space history.
Boulton Paul Defiant - Destination's Journey
Boulton Paul Defiant is a British interceptor aircraft that served with the RAF during WW2. The Defiant was designed as a turret fighter
Print of Boulton Paul Defiants of 264 Squadron at Kirton-in-Lindsey
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Defiant to the Last,How an odd design refused to stop fighting in WW2
The 1930s were an age of aeronautical experimentation. Boulton Paul Defiant came out of this period as a Niche fighter, seeing unexpected success in WW2.