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 Post subject: Sailor Malan's ride?
PostPosted: 27 Apr 2016, 14:13 
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The Spit that he flew during the BoB "Z PA" was that a MkVb or a Mk2 ?

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 Post subject: Re: Sailor Malan's ride?
PostPosted: 27 Apr 2016, 16:20 
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 Post subject: Re: Sailor Malan's ride?
PostPosted: 27 Apr 2016, 16:34 
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Mk1 K9953 / ZP-A with 74 Sqdn on 27th May, flown by Flt Lt Adolf Malan when he claimed a Bf109E destroyed, two Do 17's damaged and an unconfirmed kill over a third Dornier bomber near Calais.


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 Post subject: Re: Sailor Malan's ride?
PostPosted: 27 Apr 2016, 18:40 
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Did any SAAF aces fly Vb's?


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 Post subject: Re: Sailor Malan's ride?
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T. van Vuuren wrote:
Did any SAAF aces fly Vb's?


Kremlin has done quite a few profiles with histories on the Spitfire including the Vb....see viewtopic.php?f=14&t=2760&start=15


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 Post subject: Re: Sailor Malan's ride?
PostPosted: 28 Apr 2016, 17:35 
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Cool, that W RR looks like a contender :smt023


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 Post subject: Re: Sailor Malan's ride?
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If you haven't ever listened to Michael Charton's "Friday Stories" they are well worth it. Captivating:


https://www.inheritsouthafrica.com/friday-story

There is a great one on Sailor Malan:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeilxgtpnCI


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