Category Archives: Battle of Britain

Night Hawk

Night Hawk Flight Lieutenant Karel Kuttelwascher DFC and BAR, the RAF’s Greatest Night Intruder Ace by Roger Darlington Draws not just on official RAF records, but the personal log book and combat reports of the ace plus family records, letters … Continue reading

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Czech President comes to London

Český prezident přichází do Londýna Today President of the Czech Republic, Miloš Zeman, flew to London for a brief visit. Dnes přiletěl prezident České republiky, Miloš Zeman, na krátkou návštěvu do Londýna. After a brief audience with the Queen, a … Continue reading

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Sponsor a Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilot

Sponzorujte československé piloty z bitvy o Britanii Have you thought about sponsoring one of the 88 Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilots, listed below who are named on the Christopher Foxley-Norris Memorial Wall, at the National Battle of Britain Memorial, at … Continue reading

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Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Nearly hidden away because of a housing estate built on the former airfield ay RAF Hawkinge is a jewel of aviation history known at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum. Whilst now a very impressive museums, it had very humble … Continue reading

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Biggin Hill 21 July 2016

Some scenes from the events at Biggin Hill on 21 July at St Georges Chapel, the Sptifire Heritage Hangar, the London Battle of Britain Memorial and the RAF Club, London. Biggin Hill arrival At St George’s Chapel So finally, following … Continue reading

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Slovak remembrance of the Battle of Britain pilots

Representatives from the Bratislava branch of the General Dr. M.R Štefánik Slovak Aviation Association, attended the National Battle of Britain Memorial, at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent. They laid a wreath to commemorate the 88 Czechoslovak pilots who had flown in that battle. … Continue reading

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Plzen remembers the Czechoslovak Battle of Britain pilots.

On 13 July, representatives of the Letecký historický klub gen. Jana R. Irvinga Plzeň were at the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne, Kent for an informal ceremony to remember the 88 Czechoslovak pilots who had fought in that battle. … Continue reading

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Battle of Britain Memorial Day 2016, Capel-le-Ferne

National Battle of Britain Memorial Capel-le-Ferne, Kent, CT18 7JJ.

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Oldrich Kestler – one of the few

Oldřich Kestler – jeden z “mála …………………….* 18. 03. 1915. …………………….† 07. 04. 1941. Druhá světová válka byla ve znamení do té doby nezvyklé intenzity leteckých bojů. Prakticky od začátku vzplanutí válečného požáru hrálo letectvo významnou roli. Mnoho let před … Continue reading

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A Pilot’s Life in Active Service from 1930 – 1954

A Pilot’s Life in Active Service from 1930 – 1954 by Raimund Půda In ‘A Pilot’s Life in Active Service from 1930-1957’, the story of successful and inspiring pilot Raimund Puda is told. From his dreams of becoming a pilot … Continue reading

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