Videos tagged with spitfire

SPITFIRE SHOT DOWN OVER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

SPITFIRE SHOT DOWN OVER THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

Flt Lt William Walker was called to full time service in September 1939 and joined 616 Squadron at Lakenfield Aerodrome. Here he tells the amazing story of being shot down in his Spitfire by a Messerschmidt over the English Channel - and surviving!

DELIVERING A SPITFIRE

DELIVERING A SPITFIRE

Flt Lt William Walker was called to full time service in September 1939 and took part in the Battle of Britain. Here he tells us about the time he was asked to deliver a Spitfire to Scotland.

SHOOTING THE ENEMY DOWN

SHOOTING THE ENEMY DOWN

Wing Commander Foster flew a Hurricane fighter in the Battle of Britain and describes what it was like shooting the enemy down.

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.