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Wallaby Airlines | 35 Squadron | RAAF Transport Flight Vietnam

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

Wallaby Airlines Lunch Meetup

Hi Everyone, Don’t forget about the Wallaby Airlines Lunch Meetup. At Jade Buddha Bar & Kitchen on the Second Thursday of Each Month. Click the link to register: http://radschool.org.au/Lunch%20Club/ Check out our facebook page! Follow it to be added to the closed discussion group to keep in touch and find us when for the next…
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May 15, 2018 0

Wallaby Airlines Tie

I have ordered 50 Ties – they will be available in 3-4 weeks, 30 have been sold already. They sell for $25 each. Click here to view: WA Tie Design


May 15, 2018 0

John Cameron’s Photo Collection

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August 16, 2017 0

East Timor Caribou Hijacked

The one and only time a caribou has been hijacked!!!


August 4, 2017 0

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.


July 31, 2017 0

RAAF CARIBOU A4-171’s LAST FLIGHT

The only thing unusual about this Wallaby 006 mission on the 30th August 1967 was that an Australian army colonel, Colonel White, had made a request to be a passenger for the day. Apparently he had a day off from duties at Nui Dat and decided to, as he joked. “See what you RAAF blokes…
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July 6, 2017 0

Virtual Tour of US Airforce Museum

Click on the link below to view: Virtual Tour of US Airforce Museum (May need to update Flash Player to view)


June 23, 2017 0

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…
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June 18, 2017 0

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…
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June 17, 2017 0
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