In Memory of O.V.C Dean (Dixie), passed away on 26th September 2019

1922 - 2019

O.V.C. 'Dixie' Dean.  Mainly 151 Squadron. Flew Spitfires, Hurricanes, Defiants and Mosquitos during the War.

After the war experimental jet flying. I believe he flew the Meteor for first live ejection test by B. Lynch - 24th July 1946.

Then pilot to High Commissioner in South Africa, CO of flying OLD SARUM and TURNHOUSE.

Took early retirement and became pilot to the Red Devils free fall parachute team. Also very involved with the ATC in the region when stationed at OLD SARUM.

 

                       

               

 

Many thanks to Paul Dean for the pictures and text.