Into Wideawake by Chris French - The famous "Black Buck" mission of the 1982 Falklands Conflict is best remembered for the Avro Vulcan that actually delivered the ordnance. However, the mission would have been impossible without the Victor tanker, sixteen of which were used to get the Vulcan there and back. The half-way point was Wideawake airfield on Ascention Island and it was from here that the Victors flew on their re-fueling missions.
Boeing 737-800 and an Airbus A380. Amazing size comparison. for and extra $20 AUS you can fly to Sydney in the 5 economy rows upstairs! and if you are really, really lucky, you will get one to yourself all the way. way to go!
LVG. Albert Ball in his Nieuport 17 having just shot down a German LVG. His aircraft, A134, was distinctive in having a bright red spinner. He was the first Royal Flying Corps pilot to score a hat-trick (3 kills on a single mission) and, in the course of his career, scored another two on his way to his outstanding 44 victories.