The first game we split in to pairs on the 3 tables to battle it out using the basic rules in one on one dog fighting.
Table 1 Dickey and Pete
Dickey took to the air for Germany as Ernst Udet and Pete flew as the Canadian Billy Bishop.
|They started heading straight for each other|
|Jockeyed for position firing at every opportunity|
|Then played chase|
|Dickey proved the better pilot downing Pete's Billy Bishop|
|Victory for Udet|
Table 2 Dave and Pete
Dave took on the persona of Herman Goring flying for the Kaiser and Pete took the role of Jim McCudden a British Ace.
|The game started with both players trying to get in to position to get a shot|
|Pete proved to be better at this than Dave|
|As the above picture testifies Dave got one shot at Pete scoring 3 hits but Pete changed history by shooting down the future head of the Luftwaffe.|
The final table saw Ian as the Red Baron face off against Tony as Eddie Rickenbacker in a borrowed plane
|Tony flew straight at the Baron who banked left to make sure he wasn't in Tony's line of fire|
|Tony adjusted his flight plan while the Baron fluffed his move flying in the right direction but facing the wrong way|
|The chase was on|
|The Baron scores the first hits|
|Both planes move in close with Tony's Rickenbaker scoring some hits|
|Rickenbacker couldn't avoid the Baron's accurate flying and firing|
|The longest running game 1 ended with a win for the Baron!|