Tag Archives: Brunt

The Flying Fox

Issue Number: 5196

A damp, soggy sandbank is not the ideal runway, but Pilot Officer Mike Hickling was using one as he battled to coax his Gladiator into the air. And, to make matters worse, a mate of his was lying flat on the wing, holding on like grim death. All this with a German launch slamming over […]

Atlantic Patrol

Issue Number: 5136

Walter Bennett still had nightmares of the day when his Anson, all set to attack a surfaced U-boat, had almost collided with a Catalina flown by an overanxious Yank who had also come in for the kill. Walter had dodged the Yank – and flown straight into a hail of fire from the German guns […]