Category Archives: 310 Sqd

8th May 2021 – 76th anniversary of VE Day

The 8th May 2021 marks the 76th anniversary of VE Day – the end of WW2 in Europe. During their service in the RAF for that conflict, 512 Czechoslovak airmen, including 2 WAAF’s, from some 2512, were to loose their … Continue reading

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President Benes visits his airmen 1940

President Eduard Benes visits 311 Sqn at RAF Honnington and 310 Sqn at RAF Duxford, 1940.

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Pribor RAF airmen remembered

The Czechoslovak RAF airmen from the Příbor district were remembered by a FCAFA volunteer who placed one of our bouquets at the Airmen’s Memorial. Jeden z dobrovolníků FCAFA vzpomněl na československé letce RAF z okresu Příbor a položil kytici u … Continue reading

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I zeny chtely bojovat!

I ženy chtěly bojovat! od Karolína Stergurová VKniha se zabývá problematikou vojenské služby československých žen v britské armádě v tzv. ženských pomocných sborech, a to zejména ve složkách ATS a WAAF. První Čechoslovačky do nich vstupovaly od poloviny roku 1941 … Continue reading

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Remembering the 88

Remembering the 88 Czechoslovak pilots who flew in the Battle of Britain. Připomínáme si 88 československých pilotů, kteří létali v bitvě o Británii The Battle of Britain took place between 10 July and 31 October 1940 with some 2,938 Allied … Continue reading

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More Czechoslovak connection at the Kent BoB Museum

Další československé prolnutí do Kent Battle of Britain Museum There is now a new Czechoslovak exhibit at the world-renowned Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Kent. Following re-researching of records and new information regarding recovered items from a Hurricane excavation near … Continue reading

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North American Harvard

History The Harvard originated as an entry for the US Army Air Corps “Basic Combat” aircraft competition in March 1937. The requirement was for a basic trainer capable of simulating the feel of a combat aircraft. The competition was won … Continue reading

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Leopold Srom

    Leopold ŠROM …………… …………….* 08.09.1917., Chrlice, Brno. …………….† 11.10.1968., Kladno.       The Early Years Raná léta Leopold Šrom was born on 8 September 1917 in Chrlice near Brno where, from 1923, he attended the local school; … Continue reading

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2021 Donation Appeal

2021 prosba o pomoc In May 2010 we, the Free Czechoslovak Air Force Associates ltd, founded the http://www.fcafa.com website to provide an online resource of information about the Czechoslovak men and women who served in the RAF during WW2. V … Continue reading

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Muzi v uniformach RAF z okresu Kromeriz

Muži v uniformach RAF z okresu Kroměříž za svobodu Československo 1939 – 1945 od Zdena Trávníčková Už název této malé publikace čtenáři jasně napovídá, o čem je – souhrn informací o 40 československých příslušnících RAF z kroměřížského okresu (jmenný seznam … Continue reading

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