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Old 17th Jan 2019, 08:51
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West Sale, where they are spending lots of money to extend the runway....


Edit: Oops, hadnít noticed half of my body reflecting over the photo lol.

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Old 5th Mar 2019, 15:50
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Another few hours of photography at Perth Airport
lots more in photostream: https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/
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Old 17th Mar 2019, 10:57
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GRAND PRIX

Some good vision from the Hornet doing its stuff over the Grand Prix circuit. I was impressed with how the go pro hung on.
The C17 appeared pretty low over the crowd.

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Old 17th Mar 2019, 11:53
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Looking forward to the F35 doing that...

A couple of virtual vomits here with some of that negative G!
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Old 19th Mar 2019, 11:27
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Our thankless Pilots and Paramedics going about their jobs in all hours in all weather. Barely a night would go past where you open up your EFB and not see them trundling across the sky.

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Old 4th Jun 2019, 11:48
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I donít know how he does it. Flying upside down looks very painful !!


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Old 22nd Jun 2019, 07:56
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I WAS LOOKING THROUGH SOME OF DAD'S SLIDES TODAY AND COME ACROSS THESE:

VH-ANJ 1/4/65 WARRNAMBOOL






Note the stick with a hand on the end attached to driver door.

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Old 22nd Jun 2019, 09:01
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I remember that. Changes to engine shut down procedures followed.
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Old 8th Jul 2019, 11:24
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Old Warden Pics

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Old 17th Jul 2019, 05:17
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A few more slides found in dad's collection.

Photo: John S O'Rourke Late 1959 Possibly Hobart Airport. Studying google earth I now believe this photo was taken at Adelaide airport based on the hills in the background, looking in a SE direction. The hills peter out towards Reynella. There were family ties in Adelaide at that time so could have been 1960.


Adelaide Airport Circa 1960


Photo: John S O'Rourke. VH-EA(B)?


Photo: John S O'Rourke VH-RMA IN POOR WEATHER


Photo: John S O'Rourke Bell 47 Australian Army. Sydney street parade 1973

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Old 17th Jul 2019, 19:50
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I remember that. Changes to engine shut down procedures followed.
And we both remember who it was, don't we?
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Old 17th Jul 2019, 23:21
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The information is freely available on the internet, apparently due engine failure:

Aircraft was badly damaged after taking-off from Warmambool Airport - April 01, 1965

The port engine failed on take-off and pilot was forced to make an emergency landing on a nearby farm

Damage was caused to the tail, wings, fuselage, propellers and undercarriage

Flight crew: Captain H. Peers; F/O P. Tyres; Hostess J. Brook

Aircraft was dismantled on site and trucked back to Melbourne (Essendon) for repairs - April 08, 1965

It has been reported that it returned to service - August 29, 1966

Reported to have been withdrawn from service at Melbourne (Essendon) - September 02, 1966

However the official D.C.A. file on this aircraft ends - April 01, 1965

It was placed in open storage at the 'Essendon Airport Graveyard'

Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - November 18, 1968

Scrapped by SimsMetal Ltd at Essendon Airport - November 04 - 06, 1969

The instrument panel was presented to Engineer L. Hess upon his retirement

This presentation was authorised by Cecil Hill, the Apprentice Master.
Or are you suggesting an auspicious accident date?
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Old 18th Jul 2019, 06:42
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Err, intended as an "in" joke for Emeritus. I believe that you're quoting from the normally very good and accurate Aussie Airliners website, but I don't believe the captain was the gent named. It was a rather infamous accident in the Ansett ranks as the crew, well the captain anyway, having had an engine failure immediately after they'd got airborne, rushed in and managed to shut down the "good" engine.
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Old 18th Jul 2019, 11:34
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It was a rather infamous accident in the Ansett ranks as the crew, well the captain anyway, having had an engine failure immediately after they'd got airborne, rushed in and managed to shut down the "good" engine.
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What was going on with the Captain prior to the Captain rushing in? Why?
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Old 18th Jul 2019, 22:11
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Ansett had some very strict rules about identifying/shutting down engines, this accident was often quoted as an example of "how not to do it".

See https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5774741/asd_44_dec_65.pdf
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Old 22nd Jul 2019, 08:35
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I seem to remember that the " good engine " had been causing concern the previous evening into WBL and the trouble started when the crew somehow assumed it was the engine that failed. Adding to that was the throttle was retarded prior to identification/shutdown drill being carried out thereby creating false physical cues.
Another step on the way to creating the excellent SOP's that AN had.

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Old 27th Jul 2019, 13:54
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Once again not in Australia but plenty of Aeroplane Pics for Aerophile

by https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/, on Flickr

many many more in Photostream
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Old 12th Aug 2019, 16:02
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I know the FO (Tyers correct spelling) involved in the DC3 crash in Warnambool.

Previous night one engine was causing concern on the leg down.

Other engine failed on takeoff the next morning.

FO was heads down hand pumping the gear up when the captain shut down the wrong engine without going through any confirmation procedures at all.

Too late to restart, aircraft started to buffet. All happened very quickly.
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Old 13th Aug 2019, 07:05
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Peter Tyers, a good guy.
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