The latest quarterly edition (December 2021) of the AHSA journal – Aviation Heritage – has recently been posted to members. The full contents are listed below:
Aviation Heritage Volume 52, Number 4, December 2021
135 Memorial Page: Winton, Queensland by Neil Follett: Details of memorial to the crew and passengers who died in the crash of Vickers Visccount VH-RMI on 22/09/1966.
137 The Arrivals: Elli Bienhorn by Neil Follett: The flight by Elli Bienhorn departing Berlin, Germany 04/12/1931 and arriving Darwin 22/03/1932 in Klemm KI-26 Swallow D-2160.
143 The Starters: Marga von Etzdorff by Neil Follett: The flght by Marga von Etzdorff departing Berlin, Germany 27/05/1933 crash-landing at Mouslimieh, Syria 28/05/1933 in Klemm 32 believed to be D-2299.
144 The Many Lives of Arthur Baird by Colin Lock: A brief biography of Wilfred Arthur Beard (aka Arthur Baird) covering 1915 – 1944.
147 The Battle of the Coral Sea: The RAAF Contribution by David Clark: Details of the RAAF contribution to the Battle of the Coral Sea, 4 – 8 May 1942 (reprinted with permission from Pathfinder Volume 3)
150 CAC CA-6 Wackett Trainer VH-ALV by Neil Follett: History and details of CAC CA-6 Wackett Trainer A3-22/VH-ALV.
152 Australia’s Little Known Commuter Airlines: Promair Airlines by Roger McDonald: Details of Promair Airlines based at Port Welshpool, Victoria, from 1978 to 1997.
158 From the Cockpit: PA31 Navajo Chieftain by Ben Dannecker: Flying the Piper PA31 Navajo Chieftain twin.
161 Down on Hunter Island by Phil Vabre: The story of the de Havilland D.H.86 in Australia and details of the crash and recovery of VH-USW “Lepena” on Hunter Island.
172 The Piaggio P.166(C) in Australia and Papua New Guinea VH-FSC C/N 414 by Roger McDonald: A history of Piaggio P.166(C) VH-FSC C/N 414
176 Who Was Flo Taylor, OBE? And Why Is She Important to Australia’s History? by Cathy Hobson: A brief biography of Florence Taylor, OBE (1879-1969)