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Best British flying ace of World War II, James 'Johnny' Johnson (James Edgar Johnson, 1915 - 2001) with a Labrador named Sally. In the background Spitfire fighter Mk.IX (Supermarine Spitfire Mk.IX). Johnson first combat missions completed in December 1940 as part of 616 Squadron. During the patrol raids over occupied Europe, he claimed his first victory confirmed June 26, 1941 brought down to 'Spitfire» Mk.IIA Bf.109E German fighter over northern France

from Mail Online

Aces high: Stunning pictures of Red Arrows tearing across the sky pay poignant tribute to daredevils who lost their lives last year

Red Arrows---I love flying :)#Repin By:Pinterest++ for iPad#

from getsurrey

World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images

Captain Albert Ball VC of the Royal Flying Corps - when he died in May 1917, aged just 20, he was the UK's top airman with 44 victories


The last of the few...New book captures the last Spitfires in stunning air to air action. Soaring into the skies above the green and pleasant land they so spectacularly fought to defend 76 years ago, they are the last of the few airworthy Spitfires left.