RCAF Spitfire Glider Tugs

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RCAF Spitfire Glider Tugs

Post by Temujin » Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:14 pm

Here’s another of those “I didn’t know that” stories from WW2

A seemingly desperate scheme to fly an entire fighter wing to Normandy in gliders proves to be practicable... though luckily for the author and his fellow Spitfire pilots of 401 Squadron it was never put to the test on operations.

The full article at this link:

http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNews/ ... -Tugs.aspx
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