Sversky comments on air superiority over the channel

I remain convinced that there will be no such invasion - unless Germany possess a huge secret armada of new types of fighting aircraft about which the outside world had as yet no inkling.

The effective invasion of the British Isles is impossible as long as its defenders remain mastery of the skies over the island and over the English Channel. The transporting and landing of large numbers of troops are unthinkable without the shield of a solid ceiling of air protection.