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By Geoffrey G. Pentland

ISBN-10: 0701802502

ISBN-13: 9780701802509

Plane and Markings of the R.A.A.F. 1939-1945

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C. and Bar with his machine cv-v. F-O H. Jowett of No. 450 Squadron at Kairouan. This may well be OK-K, FR 479 shown on Page 35 but with the pilot's personal decoration added. 3 Squadron's Mustang III aircraft, believed to be ]-CY, KH 616, flown by W-O J. Quinn who was shot down by a Bf 109 on 26th December 1944. Note fin fillet for added directional stability and consequent pilot's leg comfort. Pilots of No. I Air Ambulance Unit in front of a DH-86 aircraft bearing the red cross over standard desert colour scheme.

450 Squadron at Kairouan. This may well be OK-K, FR 479 shown on Page 35 but with the pilot's personal decoration added. 3 Squadron's Mustang III aircraft, believed to be ]-CY, KH 616, flown by W-O J. Quinn who was shot down by a Bf 109 on 26th December 1944. Note fin fillet for added directional stability and consequent pilot's leg comfort. Pilots of No. I Air Ambulance Unit in front of a DH-86 aircraft bearing the red cross over standard desert colour scheme. C. who scored a total of five victories with Nos.

The famous "Scotty's Hamin' Pidgin", J--QH, A9--486 which completed 139 strikes against the Japanese in the New Guinea area. Actually, this was not the world record; the Beaufort "Superman" on Page 77 and the Boston "She's Apples" illustrated on Page 51 both carried out more missions. Colour scheme shown here just after reconditioning was earth brown, foliage green and sky blue. Except for an oversprayed area around the cabin, this painting depicts the standard Beaufort camouflage pattern. Name, codes, stars, the pigeon's body and seven rows of bombs were shown in white.

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