• . . . my pilot pointed to his left front and above, and looking in the direction he pointed, I saw a long dark brown form fairly streaking across the sky. We could see that it was a German machine, and when it got above and behind our middle machine, it dived on it for all the world like a huge hawk on a hapless sparrow.

    James McCudden (2009). “Flying Fury: Five Years in the Royal Flying Corps”, p.85, Casemate / Greenhill