Both Fokkers from yesterday have been confirmed! This is more like it. This morning Gaston led the 'B' flight over the lines to attack Bertincourt aerodrome. It took some circling through the Flak to find the place. He gave the signal to attack and they all started shooting up the tents. After several passes Gaston noticed a monoplane attacking one of his wingmen. Where was their escort? He followed the monoplane but couldn't catch up to this particular Eindecker. Gaston wondered what the Boche had for breakfast that made him so quick. He also noticed he had an additional Spandau on the cowling. If there are more of these, then N37 is in trouble. Gaston was about to give up his futile chase, when the enemy banked to slot into the landing pattern. He has not noticed Voscadeaux behind him. It took one long, well aimed burst to cut his controls and the Eindecker spun into the ground. Gaston quickly made his way back to the base, not wishing to encounter any more of these new birds.
The afternoon mission required the ‘B’ flight to patrol friendly front lines near Courcelles. The ‘A’ flight would provide cover. Clear skies, weather wise and Hun wise. They’ve returned to base after an uneventful flight.
"Take the cylinder out of my kidneys, The connecting rod out of my brain, my brain, From out of my arse take the camshaft, And assemble the engine again."