Friday, February 25, 2011

W/Cdr Ralph Edward 'Titch' Havercroft 1916-1995

Sgt. Ralph (Titch) Havercroft flew with No 92 Squadron during the Battle of Britain. His score was 3 destroyed 1 shared and 2 unconfirmed. He flew 200 sorties during the battle and helped shoot down a Junkers 88 on August 13th.
Over the period 1936 to 1945 there was a total of 49 Test Pilots involved in the development of the various Marks and Variants of the Spitfire. S/Ldr R.E. Havercroft., RAF was one of them.