Videos tagged with william walker

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.

SPITFIRE DOGFIGHT IN THE SKY

SPITFIRE DOGFIGHT IN THE SKY

Flt Lt William Walker was called to full time service in September 1939 and joined 616 Squadron at Lakenfield Aerodrome. Here he talks about flying different planes and his first dogfight against a German plane.

BEING CALLED UP FOR THE WAR

BEING CALLED UP FOR THE WAR

A pre-war member of the RAFVR, Flt Lt William Walker was called to full time service in September 1939. Here he talks about receiving his call up papers and and an incident at St Pancras station...

GETTING WINGS WITH THE R.A.F and surviving a 200mph plane crash!

GETTING WINGS WITH THE R.A.F and surviving a 200mph plane crash!

A pre-war member of the RAFVR, Flt Lt William Walker was called to full time service in September 1939 when he joined 616 Squadron. Here he talks about signing up and early flights that he had..and crashing a training plane at 200mph and surviving!