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By Norman Franks

The 50 pilots featured in Fallen Eagles have been all embellished for bravery throughout the nice struggle. All survived the clash merely to die flying within the postwar years.

The factors in their deaths ranged from being casualties of small wars, then as now rife within the heart East, mechanical failure or pilot errors. The Twenties have been nonetheless pioneering years for aviation and aviators and attempt flying, air races and monitors, list makes an attempt and so forth have been fraught with risks recognized and unknown.

In addition to the higher recognized names comparable to Sir John Alcock, Captain W Beauchamp-Proctor VC and Sammy Kincaid there are lots of that would be surprising to all however the so much ardent fanatics. yet all have braveness and love of flying in universal and unfortunately success ran out for every of those males who made a contribution to the background of flight. because of acclaimed aviation historian Norman Franks, their names are usually not forgotten.

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