Son of WWII RNZAF pilot.
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My grandfather, John Heber Percy flew this Spitfire on April 12 1941 as part of a Convoy patrol with No. 152 Hyderabad Sqd. from RAF Portrea ...
on: aircraft, 2022-08-13 ... details
Thanks for your Addition and Question
Thanks Gerry, hopefully someone can fill in some of the story. Of note he was a Hurricane pilot, which is welcome, as in the early days of ...
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Spitfire trials against Zero (Hap)
This Spitfire has been recognised as the aircraft in these trials flown by F/L Bardie Wawn ...
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Comments from a relative on Capture and Execution
From a distant relative (D Anderson) ... Hi: I have more information Robert Mould English, an RCAF fighter pilot. He was presumed to have di ...
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Paint scheme for L1004 Mk XIII PR prototype
on: aircraft, 2022-06-25 ... details
Bluey Truscott's death
Bluey Truscott died in crash at Exmouth Gulf, Western Australia 28th March 1943 when his Kittyhawk collided with glassy water after making m ...
on: pilots, 2022-06-13 ... details
Crash landing QJ-B
The photos of the aircraft here are from my father's collection of original photos and the painting. The B&W photos were taken when he crash ...
on: aircraft, 2022-06-10 ... details
Converted Mk.V to Mk.IX ...
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PT669 LF Mk.IX
PT669 LF Mk.IX crashed near Usselo on June 9, 1949. Pilot okay ...
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aircraft serial was A29-92 coded IW when he was killed ...
on: pilots, 2022-02-26 ... details