Aviation Photo #1107574 Pilatus PC-6/B1-H2 Turbo Porter - Australia - Army

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Ex HB-FER,A14-315. 173 Sqn, Oakey, Qld. I refuelled it - seen here after engine start. Pilot only been flying ops for 3 mths. Originally del to 1st Avn Regiment, RAAF Amberley,Qld 16/01/69. To 161(Indep) Recce Flight,Vietnam, May 1970-Jan 1972. 08 Aug 1983 set record non-stop distance flight from Carnarvon,WA to RAAF Amberley, Qld - 14 hr 18 mins.WFS Nov 1992.Sold Pilatus 1993, to N111FX on 01 July 1994. 09 July 1994 crashed - lost power & clipped tree on edge of field nr Raeford,North Carolina.
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    David Eyre
    Australia - Army
    Pilatus PC-6/B1-H2 Turbo Porter
    Pilatus PC-6 Porter/Turbo Porter
    Pilatus PC-6 Porter/Turbo Porter
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    A14-701
    Karratha
    Western Australia
    Australia
    July 18, 1986
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