Thanks. My pilot's motto is "Discretion is the better part of valour!" biggrin

You have to develop a certain skill of evading danger when flying an Aviatik in 1916. Nupes and DH.2s can be avoided with some luck, so I'm actually more worried about engine malfunctions and Archie than enemy aircraft. We tend to fly missions uncomfortably deep behind enemy lines, so getting an engine failure there would most likely be fatal. I've had two engine failures so far, but fortunately they happened when I was safely behind friendly lines.

"Upon my word I've had as much excitement on a car as in the air, especially since the R.F.C. have had women drivers."

James McCudden, Five Years in the Royal Flying Corps