The Royal Navy Historic Flight is a Royal Naval unit established in 1972 as a living memorial to all those who have served in the Royal Naval Air Service and Fleet Air Arm since the birth of naval aviation in
It was so slow top speed) that the Bismarck's fire control could not calculate the AA guns. It also flew so low many of the AA guns could not angle low enough to hit it. It helped sink the Bismarck and was in service until the end of
When the Mosquito entered production in it was one of the fastest operational aircraft in the world.Entering widespread service in the Mosquito first operated as a high-speed, high-altitude photo-reconnaissance aircraft, and continued to opera
Handley Page Halifax, Though gradually superceded by the Avro Lancaster, which had a heavier bomb load, it remained in RAF Bomber Command service till the end of and was well liked by its crews - not least because it was easier to exit if hit.