Branch - Fighter Squadrons

Meetings

Members meet quarterly at the 77Sqn and Friends Luncheon, held at the Air Force Association Victoria’s Centre in East Hawthorn. Members notified by telephone of the dates.

Contacts

President: Ken Wilkinson

 

Photo Gallery

 

Broken Wings

With the Second World War now at an end, Australia became home to thousands of military aircraft that had become surplus to Australia’s post war needs. Some were thrown in lakes, dams and disused quarries, many were bulldozed into the ground, whilst hundreds more dumped out at sea.

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Spitfires over Australia

Its unmistakable lines created the most distinctive and recognizable aircraft silhouette of WWII. However, on August 25, 1942 its presence was so secret; it flew under the code name Capstan.

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RAAF Fighter Squadrons (WW2)

The Mercury - Hobart - September 13, 1941

MELBOURNE Friday-Five RAAF fighter squadrons are on service abroad and are equipped with the most modern aircraft the Minister for Air (Mr Mc-Ewen) announced today ...
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