Starfighter – Kill or be Killed     Throughout its service career the Lockheed F-104 Starfighter had the unenviable reputation as a ‘widow maker.’ As a pure interceptor it had no equal. Its accident rate, however, was the highest of any USAF Century Series Fighter with the Royal Canadian Air Force suffering the most. To […]

The Battle of Britain – A Victory of the “Few” over “the many?”   Often portrayed and as the “Few” against “the many”, the fighter pilots of the RAF were not the sole reason for victory during the summer of 1940. The Battle of Britain was a struggle between a well prepared fighter force equipped […]