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  1. Saab 91C Safir VH-RHG (c/n 91-276). This Safir was the former VH-RHG, VH-AHA, VH-BQK (and built as SE-BYZ) and the only Safir ever imported into Australia. It was painted in these colors when it was owned by New Guinea aviation veteran Bobby Gibbes and registered with his personal initials VH-RHG, while based in PNG during 1966
  2. B-17G 42-31369 of the 401st BG/614th BS IW-K "Round Tripper" was on a mission to Berlin on the 6th of august 1944, when it was hit by flak. The crew, led by Lt John Sauerwald, attempted to reach neutral ground in Sweden, but had to ditch in the Baltic Sea. All crew members managed to escape in dinghies, but where then captured by an U-boat, spending the rest of the war as POW's.
  3. B-17G 44-6838 'Spirit of Martinez' flew with the 335th BS of the 95th BG from Horham in Suffolk. It flew 50 missions and was named by its first pilot, Lt Frank Calicura, from Martinez, Cal. He also flew her back to the US in late 1945, to be scrapped at Kingman, Arizona.
  4. two more Skyhawks, for flying in New Zealand:
  5. I can't stop...
  6. Well, somebody has to start: my (current) favourite aircraft over my favourite continent, with my latest repaint of my favourite airline...
  7. two more for the Connie lovers:
  8. Brett, I try, I try...
  9. Two BOAC paints: G-ALAK Brentford: and G-AHEM Balmoral:
  10. that was a while ago... this one is new: but there are a few older ones I never showed here either: