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Squadron Leader M Asghar Khan Pilots a Jet Fighter
Size: 2ft x 3ft Oil   Date: 20-May-46
Artwork Located:
Private Collection

Description:
During World War II, Squadron leader M Asghar Khan - later the first Pakistani C-in-C of the PAF - commanded No 9 Squadron at the Burma front. While on the Fighter Leaders' Course in England before Independence, he became the first pilot from the subcontinent to fly a jet fighter, the Gloster Meteor Mark III, the only jet employed by the Allies during the last stages of the War.



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