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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