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Two RAF Chaps with A W Wood in Background

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

Two RAF chaps with A W Wood in background.

March. First annual camp.

Col Ride Inspecting

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949
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HE Arrives Outside Peninsula Hotel

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949
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HE Arrives Outside Peninsula Hotel

Flt Lt T P Styles and Plt Off Sandy Wigram Lead the March Past

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1949

G C Randall receives wings (newspaper clippings)

Courtesy of Henry Ching

G C Randall receives wings

Courtesy of Henry Ching

27 Apr 1952, "Plane Crashes at Tsun Wan"

Date(s) of events described: 
Sun, 1952-04-27

Over 60 years ago, Gordon Randall made the headlines:

Poster

Here's how he remembers the day's events:

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Spitfire VN485

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2011

On a visit to the Imperial War Museum collection at Duxford, Cambridgeshire, UK  today, the Hong Kong Spitfire is still looking good. 

Spitfire VN 485

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1988

One consequence of this aircraft being parked outside next to the noxious Kai Tak nullah was that it started to suffer badly from corrosion caused by fumes emitted from the nullah. The HKAAF hanger and facilities were then closer to the terminal area where the nullah surfaced before they moved to new premises at the other end of the runway near the taxiway bridge. IDJ

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