Videos tagged with hurricane

JOINING THE RAF AND FACING THE ENEMY

JOINING THE RAF AND FACING THE ENEMY

Wing Commander Foster was born in year 1920. He saw the clouds of war rising over the Europe, and decided to join the Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve in January 1939. He didn't want to go to the trenches, but while the death in the sky was still possible, it was at least a more glorious way to go. Here he talks about joining up and learning to fly.

FLYING HURRICANES AND SPITFIRES

FLYING HURRICANES AND SPITFIRES

Wing Commander Bob Foster was born in 1920. He decided to join the Royal Air Force Voluntary Reserve in January 1939. He flew a Hurricane fighter in the Battle of Britain. Here he talks about the differences between flying a Hurricane and a Spitfire.

HURRICANES AND SPITFIRES

HURRICANES AND SPITFIRES

William Walker was born in 1913 and later went on to serve in the RAF during World War Two. He flew Spitfire's during the Warm notably in the Battle of Britain.