|troop transport, battlefield support
The shortest lived of all the Rhodesian
squadrons, it was established at New Sarum Air Force Base (the South
side of Salisbury) in September 1978, operating a number of
Augusta Bell 205 helicopters. The squadron was dissolved in 1980.
takes you to the Memories of Rhodesia website, offering prints of the
different squadrons - the set of 8 prints includes 2 from 2 Squadron,
showing both the trainer and fighter-bomber variants of the DH Vampire.
8 Squadron is gently forgotten.