One of the goals of the Foundation Children of the 18th sqr. NEI, in cooperation with- and thanks to the many enthusiastic people, researchers and historians which do a fantastic job in the background, trying to get as many open questions as possible around the 18th squadron and its history, to answer. The found answers are documented in the FAQ's.
Our intention is to give a monthly update of newly found facts. Answers based on proven facts, not assumptions. Do you have a question? Set this by email (see bottom of this page).
January 2018 we will start with the first 10 questions and corresponding answers.
FAQ 1: How many flying personnel had the 18th Squadron in January 1943 to april 1945 in service?
FAQ 2: During WWII, several 18th Squadron aircraft and their crews were involved in accidents. What’s the number of accidents and crew members involved?
FAQ 3: What was the day-to-day life of the crew members in 18Sq ML-KNIL?
FAQ 4: What’s number of missions flown?
FAQ 5: What was the relation between 18Sq ML-KNIL / NEIAF and 2Sq RAAF?
FAQ 6: What kind of missions were flown by the Squadron?
FAQ 7: How much bomb loads were transported there?.
FAQ 8: Are details known of a flying day in the squadron when based in Australia?
FAQ 9: Are details, similar to FAQ 08, available for Targets on land?
FAQ 10: Which were the tasks of 18th Squadron?