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Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

Other RAAF Personnel: Video - Bird Dog

Bird Dog [AWM F02719 Film courtesy of the Australian War Memorial] silent, 11.2 MB

This film focuses on Wing Commander Anthony Powell as he flies a United States Air Force Cessna O-1 ‘Bird Dog’ on a 1967 mission. In this sequence he fuels the aircraft and loads ammunition before taking off. In flight he marks a target and watches as two jets fly in low to bomb the area.

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