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WW2 RAF IN SOUTH AFRICA

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHS OF RAF PILOT TRAINING IN SOUTH AFRICA DURING WW2

 

 

WW2 RAF AIRMANS PHOTO ALBUM  ...PILOT TRAINING BASES IN SOUTH AFRICA .

Photo album belonged to RAF Officer K.Linnington ...during the war it seems he was perhaps in volved in logistics , although there are photos of him taking flying lessons .

He spent a large part of his WW2 service in South Africa ..places pictured include Capetown , Bloemfontein ,No 22 Air school Vereeniging Transvaal , 24 airschool Nigel Transvaal , Johannesburg , Port Elizabeth , No 47 Air school Queenstown Cape province . No3 Air Depot Brooklyn Capetown .

The album contains many photos of planes , these include the following .

photos of Harvard pilot trainer planes , photographs of Harvards on ground and in flight / flight formations .Kings flight Viking , Anson and Oxford training planes . 2 good photos of Hurricanes , Photo of a Kittyhawk , Lockheed Loadastar , photo of a captured Junkers 88, photo of Liberator bomber , several photos of Skymaster plane , Spitfire, 10 photogaphs of Aries Lancastrian Aircraft which broke the airspeed record England - Capetown ..photos taken at 24 Air school Nigel .

There are aerial photos tasken over several air schools . Lots of uniformed images . Photos of Harvards being crated up at No3 air school capetown prior to returning to  England after wars end .

There are also interesting photos of East African natives and others show photographs of Zulu men and women .

There are well over 150 photos in the album ..if you would like a copy cd containing high res scans for £6 ( freepost ) paying via paypal , please click the paypal button .