There is little doubt that so far as Aurel was concerned flying the Spitfire was a dream come true.
As he puts it, “the sheer enjoyment of flying such a plane was incredible”.
Many 403 pilots flew this particular Spitfire.
From the book “The Manston Spitfire” by Lewis Deal
Published 1981 ISBN 0 948305 01 0
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Most of the names appear in Walter Neil Dove’s photo album and on this logbook page.
No 403 Squadron (RCAF) Wolf Squadron Squadron Code KH-Z
Flight Sergeant Robert E Barbour
Flying Officer David Leslie
Flight Lieutenant James D Lindsay (DFC)
Flight Lieutenant R A Morrison
Flight Lieutenant C Leslie Rispler
Flying Officer Aurel A Roy
Flying Officer Robert C Shannon
Flying Officer Arthur Van R Sainsbury
Flying Officer Frederick W Town
Flying Officer Robert Young
Squadron Leader Henry P M Zary (DFC)
You will find these pictures on the site.
SUPERMARINE SPITFIRE MK XVI (LF) – TYPE 361 SERIAL TB752