Ian Smith and his Altimeter

As you all probably know Ian Douglas Smith, the late Prime Minister of the then Rhodesia, and who declared UDI which caused a lot of controversy was a RAF Spitfire Pilot during WW11. I will give you a brief summary about his time in the war but what I want to tell you...

” Dutch ” Hugo’s Homestead and Grave Yard

My special thanks to Tinus le Roux who is very active for the SAAF Museum and has many articles and information about the SAAF during WW 11. He paid a visit to Pampoenpoort the farm which belonged to the Hugo family, and where ” Dutch ” Hugo farmed and...

Petrus ” Dutch ” Hugo – Portraitn

My special thanks to Tinus le Roux for this very fine Portrait, done for him by Brent Best, on our famous Battle of Britain pilot Petrus ” Dutch ” Hugo together with his service and awards. I’m sure you will all agree what a fine portrait this is....

David Haysom – One of the South African ” FEW “

You will recall the article on our News page about David Haysom who was one of the 25 South African’s ¬†that flew for the R.A.F. during the Battle of Britain. With thanks to his daughter I attach hereto two photos of her father ¬†Geoffrey David Leybourne Haysom...