LADS (LASER Airborne Depth Sounder) Fokker F27

  LADS (LASER Airborne Depth Sounder) Fokker F27LOCATION: Cairns/AdelaideAirfield: Cairns/AdelaideTime Frame: September 2008-2009 VH-EWP NEWSVideo of the 12- Sept 09 arrival viewVideo departure for test flight 14 Sept 09 view Night time Sortie 15th Sept 09 view Video take-off YPAD view NOTE: Please allow videos to fully load before playing. Photo Gallery (view) (Gallery 2)…
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RAAF 10 & 11 Squadrons 70th Anniversary 2009

DATE: 25 September 2009LOCATION: RAAF Edinburgh Story by David H. Media Information supplied by RAAF Airforce Celebrates 70th Anniversary of 10 and 11 Squadrons.   On 25 September 2009 5DME attended celebrations at Edinburgh RAAF Base for the 70th Anniversary of 10 and 11 Squadrons. Up to 1000 former military personnel and guests attended the…
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HARS C-47B (DC-3) visits Adelaide

LOCATION: COBHAM (National Jet)Airfield: AdelaideTime Frame: August 2009 HARS C-47B Adelaide Visit 1 & 2 Aug 2009. On Saturday 1st August 2009 the HARS DC-3 visited for an overnight at Adelaide Airport. The aircraft was on an excursion to Kalgoorlie WA  from Wollongong via Adelaide and Ceduna.Arrival Video     Departure Video VH-EAFC-47B (DC-3) YPAD 1 &…
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LOCATION: COBHAM (National Jet).Airfield: AdelaideTime Frame: 9 August 2009 COBHAM Family Open Day & CANTEEN FLIGHT COBHAM OPEN DAYOn Sunday 9th August COBHAM hosted an Open Day for members of CANTEEN and COBHAM staff and friends.            BAe146 at COBHAM Adelaide Airport (YPAD) 9 August 2009 (video view) See Special Events in Photo…
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REX New Hangar Facility at YPAD

Regional Express New Hangar Facility at YPAD Thanks to REX staff for their assistance. REX Hangar upgrade at YPAD. By David H. Time Frame: 2008-2009Location: Adelaide Airport (YPAD) Visit on: June 23 2009 Photos by: Rob L Nigel Daw David H Early in June 2009 5DME visted the new REX Hangar facility at Adelaide Airport.…
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History of Fokker F27 VH-CAT the CSIRO story

Author: D.  J.   Llewellyn.Airfield: Various Time Frame: 1978 – 1987 VH-CAT. History of VH-CAT:  The CSIRO story:            by D.  J.  Llewellyn   Origins:  The DCA phase:   VH-CAT (F-27-100 series S/N 10132) was originally acquired by the Australian Dept of Civil Aviation (DCA) for the purposes of navigation aid calibration – particularly, things like Instrument Landing…
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John Smith, Aviation Historian

John Smith, Aviation Historian A tribute to John Smith. AAC & 5DME Historian.(29th September 1929 – 29th March, 2009) I first met John Smith in early 2008. It was just after starting this web site as I had just joined the Aldinga Aero Club. After attending the club’s monthly meeting I was invited to attend the…
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