Helping Stop Hitler’s Luftwaffe The Memoirs of a Pilot Involved in the Development of Radar Interception, Vital in the Battle of Britain


RAF pilot, and later engineer, Arthur McDonald played an important role in the initial experiments with the primitive radar systems that culminated in the Biggin Hill Experiment. Flying Gloster Gauntlets from A Flight of 32 Squadron, commanded by McDonald, this unit would prove that radar could detect hostile aircraft and be used to vector friendly aircraft on to these targets.

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