79 Squadron Royal Air Force

Formed at Gosport, 1-8-1918. Motto: Nil nobis obstare potest (Nothing can stop us). Name: "Madras Presidency". Fighter squadron. (code AL (39-40), NV)
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Swift FR.5 WK303 *8/31/1956: Delivered to the Royal Air Force.  79 Squadron, at RAF Gutersloh, West Germany as “H”.

Swift Delivered to the Royal Air Force. 79 Squadron, at RAF Gutersloh, West Germany as “H”.

F/Sgt Geoffrey "Sammy" Allard appears from the cockpit of Hurricane Mk I VY-H after returning from a sortie to RAF Castle Camps in July 1940. The 27-year-old pilot accounted for 25% of 44 enemy aircraft destroyed, 15 probables and 15 damaged claimed by No 85 Squadron RAF in August. Commissioned on 17 August and promoted to acting flight lieutenant on 8 September with command of A flight, he was awarded a Bar to his DFM on 13 September and the DFC on 8 October.

Hurricane Mk I flown by Sgt G Sammy Allard of No 85 Squadron July 1940

WK281 Supermarine Swift FR.5 79 Sqn, photo: RuthAS This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported

Supermarine Swift 79 Sqn, photo: RuthAS This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Unported

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A Hawker Hurricane Mk 1 in 79 Squadron markings

A Hawker Hurricane Mk 1 in 79 Squadron markings

XF435:  Hawker Hunter FGA9 79 Squadron, RAF  Hunter Shots - Key Publishing Ltd Aviation Forums

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