Battle of Britain Day

Sunday 15 September 1940 was the day on which massed waves of Luftwaffe aircraft came to attack England expecting little opposition, though were met by a strong force of RAF fighters which hit the enemy formations with might. As dawn broke on 15 September 1940, there was a touch of mist in the air over […]

Messerschmitt Bf 109E cockpit

1 Revi gun sight 2 Clock 3 Magneto switches 4 Altimeter 5 Magnetic compass 6 Boost gauge 7 Air speed indicator 8 Turn and bank indicator 9 RPM gauge 10 Propeller pitch indicator 11 Fuel and oil pressure gauge 12 Undercarriage indicator 13 Fuel contents gauge 14 Oil temperature gauge 15 Coolant temperature gauge 16 […]