Vietnam FAC: Kiwis over the jungle

BETWEEN 1968 and 1972 RNZAF pilots had the opportunity to test their skills as FACs in an operational environment when members of No 75 Squadron were detached to work with the United States Air Force in Vietnam. The first pair to go were the squadron commander, Sqn Ldr John Scrimshaw, and one of his senior pilots, Flt Lt Ross Ewing, who was prevailed upon by WINGS and who (eventually) agreed to write of his experiences as a FAC in the war zone

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