WWII – Battle of Britain

How distance and range were key to the battles of World War Two.

The flight range of a Bf109E from…

The Bf109E formed the backbone of the German fighter strength during the Battle of Britain. Designed…

The distance a Spitfire would need to take off from…

The brainchild of Reginald Mitchell, the British Supermarine Spitfire was an iconic fighter of the Royal…

The potential blast radius of a WW2 German SC500 bomb if it landed at…

The explosions, pressure waves and flying shrapnel created by the Luftwaffe’s bombs in WWII claimed…

Biggin Hill Airfield during the Battle of Britain if at…

Located in Kent, Biggin Hill Air Station played a major role in the Battle of Britain. A key base for…

The range of the WW2 Chain Home radar system from…

The Chain Home system was a network of British early warning radars used in the Battle Of Britain. It…