Life as a Battle of Britain Pilot Life as a Battle of Britain Pilot
Synopsis
What was life like as an RAF Battle of Britain pilot? What was it like to fly a fighter? Who were the men that flew Spitfires and Hurricanes? How did they spend a typical day? Which was the better machine - Spitfire or Messerschmitt? What unique challenges did a lone RAF pilot face at 30,000 feet?

About the Author
JONATHAN FALCONER has written widely on RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War. His published works on the subject include Stirling at War (1991), RAF Bomber Airfields of World War Two (1992), Stirling Wings (1995), Bomber Command in Fact, Film and Fiction (1997), The Bomber Command Handbook 1939-1945 (1998), The Dam Busters (2003), Filming The Dam Busters (2005) and Stirling in Combat (2006). Jonathan lives in Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire.