Robin Olds - MIG Killer - T-shirt
Robin Olds - MIG Killer - T-shirt £23.00
Colonel Robin Olds Robin Olds is the epitomy of the fighter pilot, born into a military family with an education at West Point. He flew  in combat in the P51 Mustang and P38 during WW2. He is best known for commanding a wing of F4 Phantoms in Vietnam, earning a reputation as a 'MIG Killer' with his skills as an air-fighter and combat leader. A hero for todays fighter pilots. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
Douglas Bader - T-shirt
Douglas Bader - T-shirt £23.00
Group Captain Sir Douglas Robert Steuart Bader Bader joined the Royal Air Force in 1928 and was commissioned in 1930. In 1931 he lost both legs after crashing during aerobatics which resulted in his retirement. However, at the outbreak of war Bader was accepted as a pilot and fought over Dunkirk and throughout the Battle of Britain. This design celebrates Bader as a Fighter Ace with 22 destroyed to his name, but he was part of the RAF that was served by many men and women who were all heroes. Thanks to Andy Perkins of the 'Spitnuts' Facebook Group who provided the research for these designs. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
Robert Stanford-Tuck - T-shirt
Robert Stanford-Tuck - T-shirt £23.00
Wing Commander Robert Roland Stanford-Tuck Stanford-Tuck joined the Royal Air Force in 1935, with his first experience of combat over Dunkirk during the Battle of France. As a Squadron Leader he commanded a squadron of Hurricanes that participated in sorties over northern France during the early part of the war. He was shot down in 1942 and was taken prisoner. This design celebrates Tuck as a Fighter Ace with 29 destroyed to his name, but he was part of the RAF that was served by many men and women who were all heroes. Thanks to Andy Perkins of the 'Spitnuts' Facebook Group who provided the research for these designs. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
Eric Lock - T-shirt
Eric Lock - T-shirt £23.00
Flight Lieutenant Eric Stanley Lock Eric Lock joined the RAF in 1939, completed his training and joined No.41 Squadron at the very start of the Battle of Britain. He became Britain's highest scoring fighter pilot, but in 1941 was sadly downed by ground fire over France and his body was never recovered. This design celebrates Lock as a Fighter Ace with 26 destroyed to his name, but he was part of the RAF that was served by many men and women who were all heroes. Thanks to Andy Perkins of the 'Spitnuts' Facebook Group who provided the research for these designs. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
Blériot - T-shirt
Blériot - T-shirt £23.00
Louis Blériot, the first man to fly across the English Channel Louis Blériot was a French-born inventor and engineer who had invented and manufactured headlamps for motor cars. Profits from his business were invested in building aeroplanes and Blériot was the first to develop the stick and rudder system of controlling an aircraft. In 1909 he entered his monoplane into the Daily Mail Prize of flying across the English Channel. At sunrise of July 25th he took off from Les Baraques and made it to Dover in just over 23 minutes, making aviation history. This design has been given a deliberate aged and 'weathered' appearance. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
George Beurling - T-shirt
George Beurling - T-shirt £23.00
Flight Lieutenant George Frederick Beurling Beurling eventually joined the RAF after trying to join the RCAF and Finnish Air Force. He became Canada's most famous fighter pilot, distinguishing himself in the defence of Malta. This design celebrates Beurling as a Fighter Ace with 31 destroyed to his name, but he was part of the RAF that was served by many men and women who were all heroes. Thanks to Andy Perkins of the 'Spitnuts' Facebook Group who provided the research for these designs. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
Alcock and Brown - T-shirt
Alcock and Brown - T-shirt £23.00
The first Transatlantic flight of Alcock and Brown John Alcock was a military pilot during World War I and Arthur Whitten Brown was an engineer and pilot during the war. Both had been shot down and imprisoned by the Germans, during this time both resolved together to cross the Atlantic by air. After the war they both worked with Vickers to convert a Vimy to be able to undertake the long flight. On the 14th June both set off from Newfoundland. After 12 hours flying and poor weather, Alcock and Brown landed their aircraft in a bog near Clifden, County Galway in Ireland. This design has been given a deliberate aged and 'weathered' appearance. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
Johnnie Johnson - T-shirt
Johnnie Johnson - T-shirt £23.00
Air Vice Marshall James Edgar Johnson Due to an earlier rugby injury Johnson's flying combat career didn't start until 1941 with air offensives over France including involvement with the Dieppe Raid, Operation Market Garden and DDay. This design celebrates Johnson as a Fighter Ace with 34 destroyed to his name, but he was part of the RAF that was served by many men and women who were all heroes. Thanks to Andy Perkins of the 'Spitnuts' Facebook Group who provided the research for these designs. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.
Kill Devil Hills - T-shirt
Kill Devil Hills - T-shirt £23.00
Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk in North Carolina After years of testing gliders, developing wind tunnels and building engines the Wright Brothers finally took to the air with a powered aircraft. The brothers had been camped at Kill Devil Hills for a number of weeks, enduring technical set backs and poor weather. On the morning of December 17th 1903, having won the toss of a coin, Orville flew the Wright Flyer for 120ft and started man's adventures in the air. This design has been given a deliberate aged and 'weathered' appearance. T-shirts are made from 100% pre-shrunk ringspun cotton. A comfortable shirt to wear at 185gsm with tubular short sleeves.