In Depth, Out Loud

The heartbreaking story of the flying mathematicians of World War I – podcast

In this audio version of an in depth article from The Conversation, listen to the story of the men of Britain’s Royal Aircraft Factory who gave their lives to help create the world’s first air force.

You can read the text version of this article here. It’s read by Michael Parker for The Conversation’s In Depth Out Loud podcast.


The music in this podcast is Night Caves, by Lee Rosevere from the Free Music Archive. A big thanks to City University London’s Department of Journalism for letting us use their studios to record.