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THE AIRFORCE - AIRCRAFT - M.5 SPARROW HAWK
 
 

Aircraft Stats:

Period of Service: 1939 - 1943

Weapons:
None specified

Squadrons:
None specified

Attrition:
No incidents found

M.5 Sparrow Hawk

 
Status: Retired
Manufacturer: Miles
Country of Manufacture: United Kingdom
Role: Utility
 
Description:

At the start of World War II, South Africa impressed many private civil aircraft into the SAAF for use to train pilots and staff on the repair and maintenance of aircraft.

Many of these aircraft were also for communications between HQ and the air schools and operational training units.

ZS-ANO was allocated SAAF serial 1427.