• Sourced while I edited the first issues of Titan’s (now defunct) RAF Magazine. I’ve kept them up as I thought they might be of interest to writers.
• The Empire Test Pilots School
The Empire Test Pilots’ School (ETPS) is established to provide The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) with Service pilots for employment as test pilots for acceptance testing duties and for aerodynamics and systems research. The School also trains Flight Test Engineers (FTE) from the MOD and both pilots and FTEs from Commonwealth and other friendly nations. Graduate test pilots and FTEs may go on to contribute to Service equipment programmes as combined test team members, procurement managers, operational requirements staff or in the increasingly crucial ‘intelligent customer’ role in liaison Aerospace contractors.
• Ed Raptor’s Royal Air Force page
A brilliant resource for air enthusisasts with links to all major air sites across the globe. A real labour of love, and regularly updated by the look of it
WORLD WAR TWO
• The Second World War Site
These pages are intended to be a general World War Two resource, providing background information and useful and interesting facts.
• World War II – Prisoners of War – Stalag Luft I
Archive site on the 1943 raids
• Bob Baxter’s Bomber Command
This site is dedicated to the thousands of men from all nations who flew with bravery and dedication on operations with RAF Bomber Command during WWII, but especially to the 55,573 who made the ultimate sacrifice
• Captain Donald Macintosh
Donald Macintosh was a Royal Air Force bomber pilot of a Lancaster bomber in 1944, part of the squadron that sank the Tirpitz. The site includes both the audio and a transcript of an interview with him and his wartime experiences.
• Pen and Sword Publishing