The rationale behind this decision was that there was little or no knowledge of battle planes
in this country and that the gathering of information over the next 6 months (April-October 1917) from the Allies would slow production to the extent that the output realized by manufacturers would be of little use in the war effort.
The mangled wreckage of the Fairey Battle plane
was not discovered in the ice until last year.
A squadron of British battle planes
during the First World War
In September, the Russian side completed ahead of the term supplies of six Sukhoi-30MK2 battle planes
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