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SADF Parabats @ 800 feet ready to jump! Air Force Special Operations, Airborne Army, Puff The Magic Dragon, South African Air Force, Parachute Regiment, Army Day, Vietnam War Photos, Paratrooper, Boat Design

AC-47 Dakota Gunship: Spooky and Puff The Magic Dragon SAAF and USA

Dakota Part 5: Douglas AC-47 Spooky / Puff, the Magic Dragon / Dragon Dak The Douglas AC-47 Spooky (also nicknamed "Puff, the Magic Dragon") was the first in a series of gunships developed by the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. More firepower than could be provided by light and medium ground-attack aircraft was thought to be needed in some situations when ground forces called for close air support. British "Waist-gunners" using Lewis Guns in WW2, mostly for anti-aircraft…

Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, standing in front of a Lockheed Lodestar aircraft of No. Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Prime Minister of the U Union Of South Africa, North Africa, South African Air Force, Field Marshal, African History, Military History, World War Two, Ww2, Prime Minister

Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Premier Of South Africa And Supreme...

Field Marshal Jan Smuts, Premier Of South Africa And Supreme Commander Of The Union Defences, Field Marshal Jan Smuts standing in front of the aircraft in which he made his flying visits. It was an...

Privately run, unofficial website on the South African Air Force. All suggestions are welcome - Dean Wingrin Philippine Air Force, South African Air Force, Army Day, Defence Force, Korean War, Vietnam War, Military History, Planes, Weapons

The South African Air Force

Privately run, unofficial website on the South African Air Force. It is maintained by myself during my (limited) spare time so please read the Disclaimer. I hope you enjoy the experience and visit again soon. All suggestions are welcome - Dean Wingrin

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library. History Of Tobacco, Spanish Air Force, Union Of South Africa, A Small Orange, South African Air Force, Reference Book, Army & Navy, Royal Air Force, National Flag

Union of South Africa. South African Air Force.

One of hundreds of thousands of free digital items from The New York Public Library.