Trans-Australia Airlines Museum

TAA Stories

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This page will provide links to various stories provided by our members.

The stories are about them, their lives, and their work for TAA.

 

ROSS DEMPSEY BLANCHARD

to read Ross's story

CLICK HERE

 

TRANS - AUSTRALIA AIRLINES (TAA) FOKKER FRIENDSHIPS F27

The Full Story of the ferry flight of VH - TQN and VH - TQP from Australia to to Norfolk in the UK

The story was compiled by Bill McGuinness – ex TAA LAME and former past President of the 25 Year Club. to read the story of TQN and TQP

CLICK HERE

TAA's HELICOPTERS IN ANTARTICA

This account is of an historic helicopter accident in Antartica in the Summer of 1960, during the Coastal Survey and resupply of Australian bases. It is provided by Captain Peter Ivanoff, an airline pilot for 40 years , initially with TAA for 22 years, then a variety of other Airlines. Peter was the pilot in this accident and this is an account as submitted to the Editor of Flight Safety Australia, Canberra.

to read the story.

CLICK HERE

 

 

TAA's BRISTOL FREIGHTERS

The information in this account of the Bristol Freighters has been provided by By Ron Austin (Bristol Captain 1963-1966)

to read the story.

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FLYING THE VICKERS VISCOUNT AIRCRAFT.

CAPT. RON AUSTIN. November 1956-August 1960

to read Ron Austin's story

CLICK HERE

DR. T. C. BROWN

TAA Medical Services 1977 - 1989

to read Dr Brown's story

CLICK HERE

 

THE FULL STORY OF BOEING 727-276 VH-TBQ

The story of VH - TBQ has been compiled by Joseph Favazza it is his version. (Apologies in advance for any errors, it was, after all, a long time ago!).

to read the story.

CLICK HERE

TAA AND THE NORTHERN TERRITORY AERIAL MEDICAL SERVICE

The story of the creation of the NT Aerial Medical Service.

to read the story.

CLICK HERE