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DC-3 to Austria 1945

2023-10-16 00:00:00 +0000 by Nils Holm

After Erik von Rosen's talk about his father Carl Gustav von Rosen at SFF Stockholm’s meeting on the 26 of April, I was reminded about a flight we did together, when were were employed at ABA. The flight started on the 24th of October, 1945.

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Forgotten: Furlough Flying with Sk 15

2022-10-29 00:00:00 +0000 by Nils Holm

The airman Nils describes an episode in the Swedish Air Force when he flew and carried out an unsanctioned air show for his parents.

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Blunders and Accidents

2022-10-27 00:00:00 +0000 by Nils Holm

Nils was an airman that started in the Swedish Air Force as a conscript. During his career in the Air Force and later ABA / SAS he experienced several incidents, many in which his life was in jeopardy.

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A Reconnaissance Mission

The airman Nils describes a perilous reconnaissance mission in Norway 1943, during his time in the Swedish Air Force.

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