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||‘Le poussin qui éclôt’ - Literally, ‘The chick that hatches’ from the insignia of Esc. Sop 226. More Sopwith 1½ Strutters were built in France than in Britain|
||‘Ninack & Fokker D.VII Over The Western Front’ - Puma engined E9014 was part of a batch of 200 DH9s built by the Aircraft Manufacturing Co of Hendon|
|‘Starstrutter over the Isonzo Front’ - Hansa Brandenburg D.I 28.15, as flown by 27 victory ace Frank Linke-Crawford from Flik 41J during the Summer of 1917|
|‘Clairmarais Camel’ - Sopwith Camel B7407 is shown landing at Clairmarais aerodrome on April 23, 1918 when flown by Lt RTT Waring from 54 Squadron|
|‘Du Doch Nicht!! The Fokker D.VII of Ltn Ernst Udet, Jasta 4, June 1918’ - The legend painted across thd tail of Udet’s D.VII means ‘Definitely Not You'|
|‘The Harry Tate’ - Rhyming slang after music hall comedian’s name. The RE8 with the white zig-zag makings from No. 52 Sqn was engaged on artillery obs|
|‘Jean Navarre French Ace’ - Nieuport 11 N.576 was flown by Jean Navarre, nicknamed ‘La sentinelle de Verdun’, when flying with Escadrille 67 in 1916|
|‘Major John Gilmour ‘ - With 39 confirmed victories, Gilmour DSO, MC and 2 Bars was the joint highest scoring pilot on the Martinsyde G.100 Elephant|
||‘Roland D.VIb’ - The Roland D.VIb featuring the unique ‘clinker built’ fuselage constructed of spruce, was flown by 18 victory ace Emil Schape of Jasta 33|
||‘U-Boat Killer’ - On 28 August 1918 a Blackburn Kangaroo flown by Lt EF Waring spotted UC-70 partially submerged near Runswick Bay in Yorkshire|
|‘Alpine Ace’ - Italy’s second-highest scoring air ace with 26 victories: Silvio Scaroni’s Hanriot HD.1 from 76a Squadriglia attacking an Austrian UFAG C.I|
||‘SPAD VII vs Albatros D.III’ - The RFC flew the SPAD VII with 19 and 23 Squadrons on the Western Front and with 30 Squadron in Mesopotamia|
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