Click on the following links to see more interesting stories, and information, about 81 Squadron.
Then select "Operations" and then "Spitfires Over China"- Read about the really exciting exploits of
Flt Lt Ted Powles and his clandestine reconnaissance flights over China.
This is a link to people similar to the Vulcan XH558 trying to get a Mosquito rebuilt and in flying condition
This is the Website of The RAF Seletar Association.
Then select "Memory Lane" and then "Peter Giddens". Click for photos at the top, right (beneath "Tours").
If the above link does not work then enter " raf seletar" in your search bar and look for the link address.
This is the Website of one of our ex-81 Squadron Members, Tony Arrowsmith, showing some photos of the RAF Tengah era.
Again if this link does not work then enter " 81 squadron" in your search bar and look for the link address - could be on the third, or fourth, page of results.
Read the interesting story of 81 Squadron in Russia, with Hurricanes, during World War 2. This was the source of the Dagger and Star on the Squadron Crest.
This is a link to the National Library of Singapore who are storing all copies of the Squadron News Letter 81 in Focus at the moment we do not have a direct link to our news letter as it is being worked on.
www.nlb.gov.sg Then type 81
Newsflash!!! World War 2 81 Squadron pilot Alan Peart had a book called "From North Africa to Arakan" published in July, 2008 by Grubb Street Publishers. This is a chronicle of his and 81 Squadrons exploits. It can now be ordered on Amazon.com.
Great News!!! Ted Wilkins, who is one of our Committee Members & Co-Editor of our newsletters has written a book about the memoirs of his time on 81 Squadron in Singapore. His book is titled "Mosquitos and Singapore" and is now available from Amazon.com on Kindle.
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