Aviation Heritage Volume 51 Number 1 contents listing

The latest quarterly edition (March 2020) of the AHSA journal – Aviation Heritage – has recently been posted to members.

Full contents listing:

Aviation Heritage Volume 51 Number 1, March 2020

3 Oswald Watt Medal: Marj Gillespie 2013 by Neil Follett: Brief biography of Marj Gillespie, President of the Royal Federation of Aero Clubs of Australia (RFACA).

4 Memorial: Goulburn NSW, Vengeance A27-29 by Neil Follett: Details of the memorial to Sergeant Leon Patrick Gilbert and Sergeant Alan Kenneth Fleay who were lost in the crash of Vengeance A27-29, at “Kelburn” property, Braidwood Road, Goulburn, NSW.

5 The Arrivals: Oscar Garden by Neil Follett: Details of the trip by New Zealand aviator Oscar Garden from Croydon (departed 16/10/1930) to Wyndham, WA (arrived 4/11/1930) in his DH.60M “Kia Ora” G-AASA.

8 The Starters: HF “Jim” Broadbent by Neil Follett: Jim Broadbent’s attempt to fly from Hanworth UK, departing 29/3/1931, to Australia. His Blackburn Bluebird made a forced landing near Ismit, Turkey on 1/4/1931.

9 The Harrison Air Log – 1943-44 by Neil Follett: A log of all flights made by John Harrison in his aerial photography career. This installment from 19/2/1943 to 18/3/1944, with log details and pictures.

12 Sudden Turbulence in the Early 1970s by Leigh Edmonds: Australian air transport and the Whitlam government.

19 Airlines of South Australia (ASA) by Nigel Daw: Fokker F.27 Friendship operations by Airlines of South Australia from 1966 to 1986, including colour photos and timetables.

31 Ripples from Clipperton by Steve Dyer: PG Taylor, the trans-Pacific air route and President Roosevelt.

37 Medical Supplies by Parachute by Neil Follett: An article from The Age newspaper from 27 November 1950 detailing trials of parachute drops of the “storpedoette” by Tiger Moth A17-716 at Moorabbin airport the day before.

40 Australia’s Little Known Commuter Airlines: Science Aids (Australia) Pty Ltd – Arkaroola Air Services by Roger McDonald: Arkaroola Air Services, flying from Adelaide to Arkaroola Mt Painter Wilderness Sanctuary in the late 1960s.

42 Fokker Friendship F.27-102 VH-TFA by Neil Follett: Details of F.27 VH-TFA, originally named “Dirk Hartog” and renamed “Charles Todd” in June 1959.

45 Tiger Moth Pictorial by Neil Follett: Photographs of several Tiger Moths including VH-AZR, ASC, GMB, BKC, BVX, TMK, KVH, BSD and COA.