At 10:45 on the morning of 11 November 1918 the crew of a 15 Sqn RE.8 observation aircraft landed at Auchy and reported no enemy aircraft or anti-aircraft fire seen. Fifteen minutes later, Armistice with Germany was declared and the war ended.
The pictured Sopwith Camel was unmatched in its manoeuvrability by any contemporary type.
Major Wiliam Barker's Camel became the most successful fighter aircraft in the history of the RAF, shooting down 46 aircraft and balloons from September 1917 to September 1918 in 404 operational hours flying.
To celebrate the end of the First World War, Flight dedicated its front page to the King's message to the Royal Air Force published on 14 November 1918.
See some historic images from Royal Air Force Museum at Hendon on AirSpace.
And check out the Flightglobal.com Editor's Blog which explores how the Flight archives recorded armed conflict and victories.