Jan Zumbach: Jan becomes the leader of the Polish fighter pilots because of his knowledge of English but also for his fighting and leadership qualities. His aggressive fighting style earns him the respect of his commanders but also the envey of some of the British fighter pilots stationed near or with them. Jan continued to fight with 303 squadron during the war. He scored 8 kills during the battle of Britain. In 1945, he was captured but survived the war. After 1945, he helped create the airforces of Katanga, a breakaway state in Congo that was dissolved in 1963.
Ludwik Paszkiewicz: He was the first person in 303 squadron to shoot down an enemy aircraft, which occurred during a flight training. Although criticized, his gallantry earned him the respect of flight commanders and helped bring 303 into active service. Ludwik was killed in September 1940 after becoming a
fight ace when his aircraft was shot down, which was depicted in the film.
Josef Frantisek: He was the top scoring ace during the Battle of Britain. He is shown as one of the top pilots. In reality, his plane crash in unclear circumstances, where he perished, but in the film he was shown as having crashed after running out of fuel .
==Accuracy of Events==