On 25 August while the Los Angeles was tethered at the Lakehurst high mast, a gust of wind caught her tail and lifted it into colder, denser air that was just above the airship. This caused the tail to lift h
AUG 27 1943 French hero Rene Mouchotte’s last flight Two clipped-wing Supermarine Spitfire V’s of No 40 Squadron, South African Air Force serving in a ground support role. accompanied by another Spitfire of the Squadron patrols over the Tunisian coast.
Two Fairey Firefly fighter-bombers of 810 Sqn, Fleet Air Arm, overfly the carrier HMS Theseus during the Korean War. Could also be equipped with rockets or more rarely torpedoes. Heavy & slow they were effective however against shipping & ground targets.