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- DescriptionAt the outset of World War I the British had some 110 assorted aircraft, used mostly for the visual reconnaissance role. With the advent of faster and more agile single-seaters, the Allies and their adversaries raced to outdo each other in the creation of genuinely effective fighters with fixed forward-firing machine gun armament. It was t until 1917 that the British developed a truly effective interrupter gear, which paved the way for excellent single seaters such as the Sopwith Triplane Camel and the RAF S.E.5., later joined by the Bristol F.2B - the war's best two-seat fighter. This volume traces the rapid development of the fighter in World War I and the amazing exploits of the British and Empire aces who flew them.
- Author BiographyChristopher Shores is a well known author of authoritative aviation books, a specialist on aces and tactics. Mark Rolfe is an extremely talented profile artist. He has worked on a number of titles in Osprey's Aircraft of the Aces and Combat Aircraft series.
- Author(s)Christopher F. Shores
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication28/11/2001
- SubjectMilitary History
- Series TitleOsprey Aircraft of the Aces S.
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 45
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOsprey Publishing
- Content Note40 colour & 100 b&w illustrations
- Weight323 g
- Width184 mm
- Height248 mm
- Spine7 mm
- Illustrator(s)Mark Rolfe
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