Left to right: P Wilson, J Ryland, S Cavill, O O'Malley, J Kessey, G Andrews,
Owen flew his first DC3 command flight on February 17 1955. Later that same year a grasshopper plague lead to a state of emergency.
In addition to the grasshopper spraying, Owen's TAA Logbook reveals some interesting entries outside of routine inter-capital and instructional flights. These include:
I am currently building up material for this page as well. Again, if you, or your friends or family, served with Trans Australia Airways, I'd love to hear from you. Flip back to the home page and send me an email or sign my guest book.
Owen served with TAA for over 30 years and flew a number of aircraft including Douglas DC3s, Vickers Viscounts, so I was pleased to see these two sites, the
TAA Australian Aviation Museum website and the
Australian Aviation Archive.