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Major Frank A Hill and Spitfire ER187 WZ-C nicknamed 'Lindy and Frank' 309FS, 31FG, 12AF.



  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 31st Fighter Group

    31st Fighter Group

    The 31st Fighter Group only flew missions from England between June and September 1942 but during this period they supported the Dieppe raid, the assault on occupied Europe, predominantly by the Canadian army. The attack was forced into early retreat...

  • 309th Fighter Squadron


  • Frank Hill

    Military | Colonel | Fighter pilot
    Hill taught himself to fly gliders as early as 1937. Began his career in 1939 in the Army Air Corps. He became a flight commander [308FS] and in May-42 went to England where the 31st Fighter Group was flying Spitfires. Hill participated in invasions...


  • ER187 'Lindy and Frank'

    Castle Bromwich built, 9MU 27-Aug-42, 82MU 19-Sep-42, SS622 17-Oct-42, Gibraltar1-Nov-42, NW Africa 28-Feb-43, Assigned to 309FS, 31FG, 8AF USAAF May-43. Personal aircraft of Capt Frank Hill.


Date Contributor Update
04 March 2017 08:47:41 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations