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SAAF Mk.IXe Spitfires, 1950.

Three Spitfires (two with tear drop canopies) looking resplendent in their new scheme of semi-gloss Extra Dark Sea Grey and Medium Sea Grey, at Waterkloof Air Base early in 1950. The D-type roundels were replaced with the orange centred Springbok version later that year. Photo; George Wiehahn via Conrad Wiehahn.

South African Air force - P51D (F51D) Mustang - Korea (1950-1953)

South African Air force - P51D (F51D) Mustang - Korea (1950-1953)

South African Air Force Flying Cheetahs: P51 Mustangs in Korea

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…

North American F-86F Sabre of the South African Air Force (SAAF) in Korea.

South African Military History Society - Journal - The South African Air Force in Korea: An Assessment

Aircraft Nut: Flying Cheetahs: SAAF P51 Mustangs in Korea

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 Armourer hard at work re-arming a 2 Squadron Mustang in Korea, 1952 (748×960)

SAAF Armourer hard at work re-arming a 2 Squadron Mustang in Korea, 1952 (748×960)

South African Air Force Flying Cheetahs: P51 Mustangs in Korea

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…

South African Air Force No 2 Squadron, Preparing 614 'P' (ex USAF 52-4355 'Valerie') for flight. This aircraft  was written off after being flown by Lt M.C. Botha on 28 August 1953. SAAF, in the Korean War

South African Military History Society - Journal - The History of No 2 Squadron, SAAF, in the Korean War