By Christopher Shores, Mark Rolfe
On the outset of worldwide battle I the British had a few a hundred and ten various airplane, used regularly for the visible reconnaissance function. With the appearance of speedier and extra agile single-seaters, the Allies and their adversaries raced to outdo one another within the construction of really powerful combatants with fastened forward-firing desktop gun armament. It was once now not until eventually 1917 that the British constructed a really potent interrupter equipment, which lead the way for great unmarried seaters corresponding to the Sopwith Triplane Camel and the RAF S.E.5., later joined by means of the Bristol F.2B - the war's most sensible two-seat fighter. This quantity lines the swift improvement of the fighter in global struggle I and the superb exploits of the British and Empire aces who flew them.
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