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TRIALS OF AIRMEN

A British aviator said to a London ' Standard ’ rm respooocat : - Tho most twiner part eg* onr wot k somet-hiitg that, would never occur to yon. Wc- don't mind the chances of a. bullet hitting us. A fight with an enentv s aeropl ano is fine sport, and the Hermans cannot lick us at that. But when thev get. their high-angle guns at -work on us the disturbance of the air is so great that it is as much a> ever you can do to control your machine. It plunges up and down and rolls sideways so that, do what you will, it nearly turns over. You hardly know whether you're upside down or not. Tvp been in plenty of bad weatl.er at sea. and it's worse than anything 1 ever suffered in a boat. It makes me downright sick—just like a bad attack of seasickness.”

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TRIALS OF AIRMEN, Issue 15693, 6 January 1915

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TRIALS OF AIRMEN Issue 15693, 6 January 1915

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