The latest quarterly edition (September 2022) of the AHSA journal – Aviation Heritage – has recently been posted to members. The full contents are listed below:
Aviation Heritage Volume 53, Number 3, September 2022
91 The Arrivals: Lady Chaytor by Neil Follett: Details of the flight by Lady Chaytor and R.T. Richards who departed Lympne, UK on 5/3/1932 and arrived in Darwin on 26/4/1932 in de Havilland DH.60 Moth G-ABSD “Miss Beefex”.
93 The Starters: H.L. Brook by Neil Follett: Details of the attempted flight from England to Australia by Harold Leslie Brook who departed Lympne, UK on 28/3/1934 and crashed near Genolac, France on the same day. He was flying de Havilland DH.80 Puss Moth G-ABXY “The Heart’s Content”.
94 Memorial Page: Eastern Cemetery Geelong by Neil Follett: Details of the memorial at Geelong Cemetery, Victoria, to Eric Ainslie Morris who lost his life at Geelong Aerodrome on 27/1/1931 in the crash of de Havilland DH.60 Moth VH-UPP.
95 The Avro 707 in Australia by Neil Follett: A detailed history of Avro 707 delta WD280 in Austrlalia, including colour photographs.
100 The commemoration of the Centenary of the Royal Australian Air Force by Derek Buckmaster: Details of the events which commemorated the RAAF centenary, from March 2021 to March 2022. Including full details of the aircraft flown by the re-formed 100 Squadron.
108 Australia’s Little Known Commuter Airlines: Three Versions of Emu Air Charter Pty Ltd T/A Emu Airways by Roger McDonald: Details of Adelaide-based Emu Airways which operated from July 1974 until October 2003 under three different business entities.
114 Fairey Gannet XG789 by Neil Follett: Photo essay of Fairey Gannet XG789 during its travels from Port Melbourne to Moorabbin Air Museum.
115 The Piaggio P.166(A) in Australia and Papua New Guinea VH-GOA C/N 378 by Roger McDonald: A detailed history of Piaggio P.166(A) VH-GOA C/N 378 operated by Mandated Airlines Ltd, Ansett-MAL, Ray Causer, and General Aviation Air Freighters Pty Ltd.
119 The Piaggio P.166(A) in Australia and Papua New Guinea VH-GOB C/N 400 by Roger McDonald: A detailed history of Piaggio P.166(A) VH-GOB C/N 400 operated by Mandated Airlines Ltd, Ansett-MAL, New Guinea Co, Ansett Airlines of PNG, Motif Air, Capital Air Services (New Zealand), H.N. Thomas, P.A. Thompson, Omni Aviation, Control Surveys Australia, Qasco Aerial Surveys Australia, and finally M.T. Shean.
123 The Life and Times of Phantom 69-7234 by Dave Rogers: A detailed history of the brief but eventful RAAF service of McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom 69-7234 by Air Vice-Marshall Dave Rogers (retd). The aircraft suffered an arrestor failure while landing at Amberley on 19 October 1970.
128 The Australian Government’s involvement in Civil Aviation of the last 100 years by Greg Hood: Celebrating the centenary of the creation of the Civil Aviation Branch with the emphasis on the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) by Greg Hood, former Chief Commissioner, ATSB.