On 15 January 2021 to meet Project Land Requirement 4503 the Australian Government ordered 29 examples of the Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian to replace the the troublesome Eurocopter Tiger attack helicopter with the Australian Army.
Photograph: Hawker 4000 CP-CPP (c/n 7625) at Wagga Wagga, NSW, in May 2019 (Robert Myers) Country of origin: United States of America Description: Business and executive aircraft Power Plant: Two 6,900 lbst Pratt & Whitney (Canada) PW308A turbofans Specifications: Wingspan: 18.82 m (61 ft 9 in) Length: 21.18 m (69
The Type N was designed and built by Aeroplanes Morane-Saulnier, Societe anonyme de Constructions Aeronautiques in Paris, the prototype being taken to a flying meeting held at Aspera in Vienna in late June 1914, the pilot being Roland Garros.
The Puma series of helicopters was designed and developed by the National Aerospatiale Company in France in the early 1960s to meet a requirement of the French Army for a medium-lift, twin-engine, helicopter.
Developed as a general-purpose, light-weight helicopter for military and civil use, the Gazelle was produced in large quantities both by Aerospatiale in France and Westland in the United Kingdom, as well as being assembled in Yugoslavia.
Designed as a replacement for the widely used Alouette series of general- purpose helicopters, the Dauphin was initially produced in two versions; the single-engine model fitted with a Turbomeca Astazou turboshaft of 783-kw (1,050-shp); and the twin-engine model powered by two Arriel turboshafts.
Designed by the French company, Sud Aviation, which later became part of Aerospatiale, the national aerospace company, the Alouette II was one of the early success stories in the development, production and marketing of helicopters in France.
The Albany aeroplane was a single-engine monoplane along the lines of a Bleriot XI built in Albany WA in about 1916/17 by Messrs C Layton, Robert Reynolds and Alexander Fraser and a Mr G Bristow is said to have been involved, though one record indicates the spelling of his name
In the 1940s in New Zealand a scaled-down replica of an Oxford was constructed using two Pobjoy Niagara radial engines which had been removed from the General Aircraft Monospar ZK-AET (ex VH-UVM) and which, after a short service with the RNZAF, had been retired and used as Instructional airframe No
The Karaone is one of a series of light aircraft produced by Australian Aircraft Works. This company obtained rights to a series of aircraft from the US Company, Grover Textiles, the parent company deciding not to continue its financial backing to its ultra-light division, Grover Aircraft of Hendersonville, North Carolina,
Very little is known about this aircraft. However, information available indicates that it was probably a Blanik glider that has been modified by Australian Aircraft Kits of Taree by the installation of a Rotax 912S engine in the nose in an attempt to make it into a self-launched glider.
Very little is known about this aircraft but it seems it was placed on the RAA register on 8 November 2006 as 19-4806 (c/n H-20001) and remained on the register for two years, being withdrawn from use on 31 October 2008 and was removed from the register.
The Bonnie was built by Mr Ronald Gower using an incomplete project commenced by L J R Jones. Powered by a converted Henderson motor-cycle engine, its first flight was scheduled to occur at Pyes Estate at Quakers Hill, west of Sydney, on 18 December 1932, but engine problems delayed the