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The RAF's first ace was New Zealander 'Cobber' Kain. He destroyed 17 enemy aircraft during the fighting in France before his tragic death in a flying accident.

Belonged to WWI air serviceman, stunt pilot, and barnstormer Ormer Leslie Locklear - "King of the Wing Walkers." Explains the wings on Captain America's costume that I've always been curious about.

Crews of No 137 Squadron RAF pose with a mascot in front of their Whirlwind Mk I fighter bombers at RAF Manston, Kent. March 5 1943.

San Diego Leather A2 Dark Brown Cowhide Leather Bomber Jacket Sizes 38-48 40L-48L #madeinusa Many Jackets from this company on #MadeinAmerica Amazon Associate Store. The A-2 Air Force Dark Brown Cowhide is the standby of flying men. W.W.II aces lament ever having turned theirs in. Our Dark Brown USA Tanned Leather is the most durable of the leathers.

Major Howard Davis 'Deacon' Hively from Columbus, Ohio, with 334 Fighter Squadron, 4 Fighter Group, 8th Air Force, posed in front of P-47C-5-RE Thunderbolt QP-J (41-6576) with 'Duke' the squadron mascot. RAF Debden, Essex, England, late July 1944 (he was promoted to Major on July 28 1944)

Mark Henry "Hilly" Brown Canada's 1st Ace of WW2 (14 May 1940) & The 1st Allied pilot to fly a captured German plane in WW2. RAF W/C - DFC & Bar Czech Military Medal & Military Cross, French Croix de Guerre.