We take to the air in this week’s episode as we look back at 2006’s ‘Flyboys’ James Franco stars as a cowboy turned pilot in this Great War aviation movie. Directed by Tony Bill and loosely based on the Lafayette Escadrille – a squadron of American pilots flying for the French air force. Does Flyboys hit the heights or does it fail to take off? Join us to find out.
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The Armourer’s Bench is a collaborative effort from Vic Tuff and Matthew Moss. We will be bringing you detailed examinations of historic small arms from around the world. We will delve into the history, use and operation of the weapons using videos, blog posts and high resolution images to tell their story.