Gloster Gladiator In Action (Aircraft number 187) By W.A. Harrison
English | 2003 | 52 Pages | ISBN: 0897474503 | PDF | 18 MB
The Gladiator was the last of a long line of British biplane lighters designed by tne Uioster Aircraft Company, Ltd1 and the last biplane fighter to serve with the Royal Air Force (RAF). Its predecessor and similar stablemate. the Gauntlet, had entered RAF service in May of 1935. The mid-1930s had seen biplane fighter designs reaching their pinnacle, with the likes of the Hawker Fury, Fairey Fantome, Armstrong Whitworth Scimitar, and the Gladiator.