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MCNAIR, Robin John

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rank: S/L
status: survived
airforce: RAF
born: 1918-05-21 Rio de Janeiro Brazil

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Squadron Leader Robin John McNair, DFC and Bar (21 May 1918 – 18 May 1996) was a prominent Royal Air Force fighter pilot during the Second World War. After the war he enjoyed a long and successful career in civil aviation as a senior figure in BEA, later to become British Airways. He flew Hurricanes in 1940-42 and later Typhoons in 1944 post D-Day in the position of acting Wing Commander in particular during the attacks on the Falaise Gap where the German 7th army was devastatingly attacked.

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by: kurtis Did he fly Spitfires 2021-12-19 02:15:39

Did he fly Spitfires (or primarily Hurricanes and Typhoons).
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