The latest quarterly edition (June 2021) of the AHSA journal – Aviation Heritage – has recently been posted to members. The full contents are listed below:
Aviation Heritage Volume 52, Number 2, June 2021
47 The Arrivals: C.A. Butler by Neil Follett: The flight by Arthur Butler from the UK to Australia departing Lympne, UK 31/10/1931 arriving at Darwin 9/11/1931 in Comper Swift G-ABRE
49 The Starters: Leonardo Robbiano by Neil Follett: The attempted flight by Leonardo Robbiano departing Lympne, UK 9/4/1933 and crashed Sandip Island, Bangladesh 15/5/1933
50 Memorial Page: Australian Broadcasting Commission Staff by Neil Follett: A list of memorials to 10 ABC (Austrailan Broadcasting Commission) staff who lost their lives in aircraft crashes in the line of duty
53 Pussy Purple: The Theater of War No. 79 Squadron RAAF Part 5 by Douglas Scott: Edited by Mike Milln, the memoirs of RAAF WW2 pilot Douglas Scott. 10. Los Negros; 11. Postscript
62 Australia’s Little Known Commuter Airlines: Newton Airways Pty Ltd by Roger McDonald: Details of Western Australia based Newton Airways, operating from 1969 to 1971
64 Cessna 310 Variants by Neil Follett: Details of the variants of the Cessna 310 and photographs of Australian aircraft
69 From the Cockpit: Cessna C310B by Ben Dannecker: Notes on flying the Cessna C310B
72 Loris Balderson – Pioneer of RAAF Radio by Laurie Webb: Biography of Loris Balderson who flew with the RFC and played a major part in the design and development of early RAAF radio equipment.
81 Australia’s Little Known Commuter Airlines: Ovens & King Airlines t/a OK Airways by Roger McDonald: Details of the one-aircraft one-route OK Airways, operating between Wangaratta and Melbourne in the 1980s.
82 The Ditching of Avro Anson VH-BAB by David Prossor: The story of the ditching of Anson VH-BAB off the NSW coast and the successful rescue of its occupants in July 1951