What a view it must have been seeing the Twin Towers as the Concorde arrived from its supersonic flight across the Atlantic!
Flight Lieutenant Denis Geach Parnall converted to Hurricanes and joined No 249 Squadron.On 8/7 Parnall shared a Ju 88 on 15/8 he destroyed a Bf 110 & on 2/9 he destroyed a Bf 110 & damaged 2 others. On the 7th he shared in the destruction of a He 111, shared another & on the 15th he probably destroyed a He 111 & damaged a Bf 109.He was shot down and killed during a patrol over Gravesend on 18/9. His Hurricane V 6685 crashed & burned out by the A12 rd nr Furness Farm, Essex. He was 25.
Spitfire Mk Vb in service with the Soviet Air Force
C Still from camera gun footage shot from a Hawker Typhoon Mark IB flown by Flying Officer J M G "Plum" Plamondon RCAF of No. 198 Squadron RAF as he shot down a Junkers Ju 88 during a sortie over northern France