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Cobber Kain - the first fighter ace of the RAF in the World War Two

During the Second World War gained more than one thousand two hundred pilots of the RAF the status of fighter ace. Names like Malan, Bader, Johnson, Caldwell, or Deere knows about everyone who cares at least a little bit about aviation. However, only one of them has the right to boast that he was the first – Edgar James "Cobber" Kain.

The most successful New Zealand night fighter

New ZealandΒ flying aceΒ of theΒ Royal New Zealand Air ForceΒ (RNZAF) during theΒ Second World War. He is credited with the destruction of eleven enemy aircraft and two damaged. He was the highest scoring New Zealand night-fighter pilot of the war.




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