The South African Air Force
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Aermacchi MB326 KC / Impala MK2
Page 3 of 3 - Aermacchi MB326 KC / Impala MK2 - posted in Thirdwire: Strike Fighters 1 Series - Mods/Skinning Discussion: Hey Starfighter2, those two photos are of Imp MK 2's from 5 squadron when they were based in Durban in the 80's, used to watch them flying around almost every day, the good old days
Flying Cheetahs: SAAF P51 Mustangs in Korea
Flying Cheetahs: SAAF P51 Mustangs in Korea The Mustang and the SAAF did not meet for the first time in Korea. Early models of this British initiated, American built fighter, served with 5 Squadron in North Africa and Italy during the Second World War.The SAAf used the Mustang from 24 September 1944 when P-51B/C Mustang Is replaced Kittyhawks in 5 Sqn during the Italian campaign. P-51K Mustang IVa's, plus a few P-51D Mustang IV's were introduced later and 5 Sqn used the type extensively…
SAAF Spitfire HF.IXe, Waterkloof, 1950.
a One Sqn. Spitfire looking resplendent in it's new scheme of semi-gloss Extra Dark Sea Grey and Medium Sea Grey at Waterkloof Air Base in 1950. The D-type roundels were replaced with the orange centred Springbok version later that year. Photo; George Wiehahn via Conrad Wiehahn.