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Wallaby Airlines | 35 Squadron | RAAF Transport Flight Vietnam

1942 – 1946 – 35 Squadron PORs & ORBs

Click Here to Access Documents of Interest Or Please See Below 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946 POR POR POR POR POR ORB ORB ORB ORB ORB


August 22, 2018 0

The Irish Girl Whose Name Lives on in Queensland

The Legacy of K.M. Smith – “The Irish Girl Whose Name Lives on in Queensland” – Article written by Dot Whittington CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE ARTICLE


August 7, 2018 0

New Books

The following texts have been added to our online library: Vietnam. Extracted from the Autobiography. A Flyer’s Life – Gary Kimberley 35 Squadron. RAAF Caribou Operations in South Vietnam 1964-72 – Ted Strugnell Charlie Don’t Surf, But Aussies Do – Stuart Scott 35 Squadron RAAF. Royal Australian Air Force, RAAF Base Pearce, No. 81 Wing…
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June 18, 2018 0
Caribou A4-173- South Vietnam

22 May 63 – Prime Minister Menzies announced DHC-4/Caribou purchase

 A4-173 not having the best of days at Ba To, South Vietnam, Aug 66 Photo Details: The aftermath of the accident pictured above left is described in “The RAAF in Vietnam” by Chris Coulthard-Clark (Australian War Memorial 1995), pp 117-119. “A party of ground staff was immediately flown in under Wing Commander Melchert, the Commanding Officer, to make…
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May 22, 2018 0
C3192 Caribou

RAAF Caribous Service Periods in Vietnam by Periods

Hi Everyone, We have been contacted by Wayne Buser from USA. He has asked for some help from 35 Squadron. He has a web site about the de Havilland Caribou and Buffalo aircraft  www.dhc4and5.org. And also a section on the RAAF Caribous  – have a look when you get a chance:  http://www.dhc4and5.org/http://www.dhc4and5.org/Caribou_Photos.html  Wayne has added 11…
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May 15, 2018 0

Wallaby Whisper

Below is some memorabilia on the Wallaby Whispers from 1965. If you have any memorabilia to share please contact John Sambrooks on: wallabysam14@gmail.com Click on each edition to view in new window 1st Edition 2nd Edition 3rd Edition 5th Edition 6th Edition 7th Edition


April 10, 2018 0
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9 Sqn chopper

A Brief History of 9 SQN Vietnam

Hello John,             Thank you for sending that report to me.  It makes for interesting reading.  It also records, (rightfully so) that the last 12 to 18 months were probably the most difficult for the squadron and its maintenance.  It was in early October 1971 that the squadron moved out of the “Kanga Pad” and…
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March 1, 2018 0

THAI DANG STORY

Life of a Former South Vietnam Soldier – Click to open


December 27, 2017 0

9 Oct 1999 – 38SQN and 35SQN deploy to East Timor

9 Oct 1999 – 38SQN and 35SQN deploy to East Timor On this day in 1999, members of 38SQN and 35SQN deployed to Dili, East Timor as part of INTERFET. A dozen technicians and an Army Ground Liaison Officer travelled from Darwin to Dili on a RAAF C130. Two Caribous were flown from Darwin to…
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November 8, 2017 0
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