Second SAAF Spitfire pilot reunion honours WW2 heroes[Johannesburg, 6 November 2017] -
The event was planned to coincide with an SAAF Museum flying day, and everyone was entertained by several North American Harvards.
The Friends of the SAAF Museum's (FSAAFM) Spitfire Restoration Project received another boost on Saturday, 4 November, when 11 veteran pilots who have flown Spitfires gathered at the SAAF Museum at Air Force Base Swartkop, to share reminiscences about their days flying that iconic aircraft, and to be honoured by a large crowd who had gathered for that purpose. A similar event was held in April 2017 at AFB Swartkop, which 10 Spitfire pilots attended.
The Spitfire Restoration Project team was aware that there were other Spitfire pilots in the country, so they went to additional efforts to locate and contact them; this was the result...[Full Story...]