East Timor Caribou Hijacked
The one and only time a caribou has been hijacked!!!
Return of 35 Squadron to Richmond 26 February 1972
RAAF base Richmond, NSW 26 February 1972. Shows a formation of No 35 Squadron RAAF Caribou transport aircraft peeling off, landing and taxi in line. Glimpses of the aircrew. Air to air of the four Caribous in flight over Sydney.
Virtual Tour of US Airforce Museum
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Salts, Blue Orchards and Us
There has always been rivalry between all three military services but as for me, I now wave a flag of truce as I reflect on days gone by in peace and war. There are so many memories, the reliable and beloved Huey helicopter, the seemingly vulnerable Spartan patrol boats and then of course those magnificent…
The Origins of The Callsign “Wallaby” R.A.A.F. Transport Flight Vietnam (RTFV) 1964
As the RAAF is planning to demob Caribous it is an appropriate time that the origins of “Wallaby” are explained. The like most tales of origins the name “Wallaby” Airlines was a combination of different events. To the best of my recollections this is how the nameless form; a name which later became famous in…