RAF SALUTE – A CENTURY OF AIR DEFENCE

RAF SaluteThe 2016 Edition of  RAF Salute is devoted to a history of air defence in the RAF and includes two articles I wrote:

Principles of Air Fighting –  Looks at the evolution of air fighting from the  Dicta of German WW 1 ‘ace’ Oscar Boelcke,  Key Elements for Success by Flight Commander C.R. Mackenzie RNAS, Mick Mannock’s Rules of Air Fighting to Group Captain ‘Sailor’ Malan’s  Ten Commandments for Air Fighting.

Fighter Command and its Leaders – The second article looks at the careers of the wartime commanders of Fighter Command, Dowding, Douglas, Leigh-Mallory and Hill.

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