Events for Tuesday 5th October 2021
On This Day in History
WWI: First aerial combat resulting in a kill5th October 1914
On October 5th 1914, French pilot Louis Quenault opened fire on a German aircraft with a machine gun. Quenault reported history's first air to air kill.
Further ReadingFighter Aces
This magazine looks at the pilots who become legends such as the Red Baron, examining both the men and the planes they used, this is essential for all with an interest in First World War aviation. Read more...Only £6.99 at Pen & Sword Books.