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A nice shot of a 40 Sqn. Spitfire Vb's over the gulf of Gabes in Tunisia. South…

Spitfire Vb...............SAAF

A nice shot of a 40 Sqn. Spitfire Vb's over the gulf of Gabes in Tunisia. South African aircraft could be distinguised by having an orange disk in the roundel and fin flash instead of the red used by the British

a Harvard flight practicing for a flypast at the van Riebeeck festival, April 1952. Photo via Bruce James.

Harvard's, 1952.

a Harvard flight practicing for a flypast at the van Riebeeck festival, April 1952. Photo via Bruce James.

A rare photograph of an Impala Mk II from TFDC (Test Fight Development Centre) carrying 2 x V3 Air-to-Air Missiles

A rare photograph of an Impala Mk II from TFDC (Test Fight Development Centre) carrying 2 x V3 Air-to-Air Missiles

A T-6 in South African Air Force markings over the numbers at Falcon Field during a formation flying clinic.

SPRINGBOK TRAINING

A T-6 in South African Air Force markings over the numbers at Falcon Field during a formation flying clinic.

HA1508 AT-6 Harvard South African Air Force (SAAF) No. 40 Squadron Central Flying School, Dunnottar, Transvaal,

HA1508 AT-6 Harvard South African Air Force (SAAF) No. 40 Squadron Central Flying School, Dunnottar, Transvaal,

Here we have quite a unique photo of two Impala MK II's near Mpacha in December 1979. The aircraft nearest to the camera has the three-tone camouflage scheme used on the first few Impala Mk II's that was imported directly from Italy, while the second aircraft shows the scheme adopted later. The scheme was eventually changed to a darker scheme.

Here we have quite a unique photo of two Impala MK II's near Mpacha in December 1979. The aircraft nearest to the camera has the three-tone camouflage scheme used on the first few Impala Mk II's that was imported directly from Italy, while the second aircraft shows the scheme adopted later. The scheme was eventually changed to a darker scheme.