In this superbly photographed colour film, discover first hand what it was like to be a wartime fighter pilot dodging enemy fighters at the edge of the Earth's stratosphere. Encounter the sheer thrill and exhilaration of taking the controls in one of the most amazing flying experiences ever, going into battle in a Spitfire.
Warbirds Season One
As a fighter plane, the Hawker Hurricane was to revolutionise all future fighter plane design. It was to play a vital role in the Battle of Britain and eventually in many other theatres of World War Two.
The Bristol Blenheim was a light bomber that was used extensively by the RAF in the early days of WWII
The Junkers Ju 87 Stuka was a two-man German dive bomber and ground-attack aircraft.
The Focke-Wulf Fw 190 has become one of the most iconic military aircraft in world history, since it first inspired fear in the Allied forces.
The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was Nazi Germany’s primary fighter plane in the Battle of Britain. The Messerschmitt 109 was a worthy adversary to the Spitfire and Hurricane.
The Wellington was the most important British bomber of the initial war period.
The De Havilland Mosquito was an outstanding warplane on every count and if perhaps it was over shadowed by the Spitfire as being the most popular aircraft from the war, it was certainly the most popular with the pilots that flew them.
This documentary traces the history of the Short Sunderland Flying Boat