War pilot inspires Air Cadets

22nd June 2005VETERAN Beaufighter pilot Les Fitton kept young air cadets spellbound as he relived his daring recces.Armed with rockets and cannons, he dodged radar, patrolling the Italian Adriatic as a ‘shipbuster’.”The most memorable part was when he fired the rockets at a ship docked and then days later you could still see most of […]

306 Squadron Origins

HISTORY OF No. 306 “City of Torun” POLISH FIGHTER SQUADRONWritten by Wilhelm Ratuszynski   1940      ​By June of 1940 the first two Polish fighter squadrons in Great Britain were already being formed, and by that time it became apparent that previously conceived number of them would not suffice. Thus, even though the Battle of Britain […]