Aviation Heritage v51 n2 sent to members

The latest quarterly edition of the AHSA journal – Aviation Heritage – has been posted to members.

Cover of Aviation Heritage vol 51 number 2

Contents:

Full contents listing:

Oswald Watt Medal 2014: Air Marshall Sir Angus Houston AC DFC by Neil Follett: Brief biography of Sir Angus Houston and contribution to leadership of activities related to the Malaysia Airlines MH370 and MH17 crashes.

Memorial: Ceduna Aerodrome, South Australia, Hudson A16-144 by Neil Follett: Details of the memorial to those lost in the crash of RAAF Hudson A16-144 on 17 January 1942 at Ceduna.

The Arrivals: G.P. Fairbairn & K. Shenstone by Neil Follett: The trip by G.P. Fairbairn and K. Shenstone from Hanworth UK (departed 19.3.1931) to Darwin (arrived 18.4.1931) in Spartan Arrow G-ABHD.

The Starters: Captain T.N. Stack and J.R. Chaplain by Neil Follett: The attempted “experimental airmail” flight by Captain T.N. Stack and J.R. Chaplain from Lympne UK (departed 2.5.1931) which was abandoned at Constantinople (3.5.1932).

The Harrison Air Log – 1944 by Neil Follett: A log of all flights made by John Harrison in his aerial photography career. This installment from 13/4/1944 to 31/12/1944, with log details and pictures.

The Piaggio P.166(A) in Australia and Papua New Guinea by Roger McDonald: History and details of VH-PNC/PAP, c/n 357.

King Air ferry flight: USA – Australia by Jack (Jock) Garden: From Jock Garden’s private memoirs – the ferry flight of N5401U/VH-BIB from Wichita, Kansas to Melbourne with Bib Stillwell in March 1967.

Bulldog pictorial by Roland Jahne and Kastytis Grigonis: Photos of RAAF Bristol Bulldog aircraft in 1930, sourced by Kastytis Grigonis of ADF Serials and supplied by Roland Jahne

RAAF Publishing & Heritage Symposium by Joe Vella: A report of the RAAF Publishing & Heritage Symposium held from 10-12 July 2019, together with pictures of the Symposium visit to the AWM storage annex at Mitchell, ACT.

Pussy Purple: The Theater of War No. 79 Squadron RAAF Part 1 by Douglas Scott, edited by Mike Milln: Part of the memoirs of RAAF WW2 pilot Douglas Scott, edited by Mike Milln.

The 1936 South Australian Centenary Air Race by Mike Milln: Details of the Brisbane-Adelaide air race held to commemorate South Australia’s centenary.