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Flying Vampires with 75 Squadron RNZAF 1969-70

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I've long been a fan of the A-4K having seen it fly often as a youngster, but have only recently started learning about the Vampire, Venom and Canberra in RNZAF service and integrating some excellent mods here at CA into my SF2 install.  I was hunting around on the internet for images to figure out which roundels RNZAF used at various periods when I stumbled across this blog by Air Commodore Jim Barclay RNZAF (Retired) which is too good not to share.  I'm sure there are other posts on Jim's blog which will interest readers too. Enjoy!

https://jimbarclay.nz/flying-vampires-with-75-squadron-1969-1970/

Best Regards,

Steve

Edited by KiwiBiggles
typos, due to middle-aged eyes and fat fingers on the laptop
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Vampire FB.9 No. 14 Squadron 'Middle East Airforce' 1952-55

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Vampire FB.5/ 52 No. 75 Squadron 1952-59 (RAF Roundel)

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Vampire FB.5/ 52 No. 75 Squadron 1959-70 (Fern Leaf Roundel)

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Venom FB Mk.1 (54) No. 14 Squadron 1955-58

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Ahh just noticed the fin flash on the No. 14 Squadron 'Middle East Airforce' starboard vertical stabilizer is back to front 🤦‍♂️ lol

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