MudWasp, I bet the real life flyers had that feeling very often.
That must have been the worst about an empty chair in the mess:
the feeling that you were out there, and now you are back at the mess table -
but that other guy isn't.

Carrick, good luck with your Fee - she should be a fine kite at this time,
before any Halberstadts or even Albatros appeared.

Vice-President of the BOC (Barmy OFFers Club)
Member of the 'Albatros Aviators Club' - "We know how to die with Style!"