Closing the Bracelets – Magpie 91 (Video)

Closing the Bracelets – Magpie 91 (Video)

NEWS HEADLINES Closing the Bracelets - Magpie 91 (Video)         Tuesday 3 November 2020 marked the 50th Anniversary of the loss of No 2 Squadron Canberra aircraft callsign “Magpie 91”. Tuesday 3 November 2020 marked the 50th Anniversary of the loss of No 2 Squadron...
From the National President’s Desk – Oct 2020

From the National President’s Desk – Oct 2020

NEWS HEADLINES From the National President's Desk - October 2020 From the National President’s Desk – October 2020 Air Force Association Foundation In my September 2020 newsletter, I mentioned the National Board (AFA Ltd) was to discuss the establishment...
The 50th Anniversary of the Loss of Magpie 91

The 50th Anniversary of the Loss of Magpie 91

NEWS HEADLINES The 50th Anniversary of the Loss of Magpie 91 Tuesday 3rd November marks the 50th Anniversary of the loss of Magpie 91. Group Captain Carl Schiller, OAM, CSM (Retd), National President of the Air Force Association shares the story of the eventual...
Vale – AM Selwyn David Evans AC, DSO, AFC RAAF

Vale – AM Selwyn David Evans AC, DSO, AFC RAAF

NEWS HEADLINES Vale – AM Selwyn David Evans AC, DSO, AFC RAAF We remember Air Marshal Selwyn David Evans AC, DSO, AFC RAAF(3 June 1925 – 2 September 2020). From humble beginnings, Air Marshal Selwyn David Evans AC, DSO, AFC RAAF rose to be one of the most notable...
The 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

The 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain

NEWS HEADLINES The 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” – Sir Winston Churchill Eighty years ago, the Battle of Britain was fought in the skies over southern England. By May 1940...