SE 5/5a Aces of World War I (Aircraft of the Aces)

SE 5/5a Aces of World War I (Aircraft of the Aces)

Norman Franks

The SE 5/5a British single-seat airplane used to be one of many significant combating scouts of the final 18 months of the warfare in France in the course of global battle I and used to be a real workhorse of the Royal Flying Corps, dealing with fighter-versus-fighter activities, battling the high-flying German photo-reconnaissance planes in addition to balloons. a complete of 5 SE 5/5a pilots, together with the mythical Albert Ball, got the Victoria pass, Britain's maximum award for gallantry.

A precise account of the SE 5/5a, this name covers the improvement of the computer and its first tentative initiation into strive against at the Western entrance till it grew in stature to turn into a computer feared by way of the German Air provider. filled with first-hand debts and wrestle studies, this can be a exciting perception into the harmful dogfights and fearless activities of the pilots who flew the SE 5/5a, bringing to lifestyles the lethal exploits of those "knights of the air" as they dueled for dominance over the Western Front.

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