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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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