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5 Squadron 61, 63

A

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Aircraft

  • A320 38
  • AVRO Anson 16
  • BAC 1-11 51
  • B737 38
  • Caribou 35, 37, 61
  • CT4 33
  • DC9 30
  • F-111 31, 34, 47, 58, 73
  • F-4 Phantom 68
  • Iroquois 59, 61-2, 64
    • engine malfunction 69
    • hydraulics failure 69
    • loss of control 64-5
    • winching 72
  • Hercules 30, 35
  • Macchi 33
  • Mirage 35
  • Mystere 51
  • Sabre 45
  • Transall 66, 72
  • Winjeel 1

Aide-de-Camp 47, 53

announcement, preflight, safety 46

Ansett–ANA 10

Ariel Red Hunter 16

Australian National Airways (ANA) 10, 11

aviate 6

B

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ballooning

  • Ballooning Society 15
  • Claude Champion de Crespigny 14

Bartels, Captain John 27

Bedouin 67-9

bulldozer 1

Butterworth 45

C

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calm 65

Caribou 35, 37

Dave ‘Cass’ Cassebohn 45

Cessna

  • 310, crash 8

Champion de Crespigny

  • Alexander (Son) 15
  • Christopher (Brother) 16, 18
  • Air Commodore Claude (Great Uncle) 8
  • Claude 12, 13
  • Sir Claude 14
  • Reverend Heaton 13
  • family history 12
  • Dr Frank 9 (Grandfather) 9
  • Squadron Leader Humphrey (Uncle) 8
  • Mariea (WSM) 11
  • Michael (Brother) 16
  • Patricia (Mother) 11, 18, 25, 26
  • Peter (Father) 9, 18
  • Simon (Brother) 16, 20
  • Sophia (Daughter)
  • Air Vice Marshal H.V. ‘Vivian’  (Great Uncle) 7

choir 20

Cleary, Peter (Stork) 33, 36

clutch 18

confidence 33

complacency 3, 6

courses – stress 113

Cowen, Sir Zelman 48, 52

crew list ix

Crockett, Murray  112

D

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damage (QF32) 5

de Crespigny

declaration ix

E

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Egypt 59, 61,66

Electrocution 29

El Gorah 66, 71

engine

  • explosion 4
  • failure 45
  • fire 45

English Channel 14

errors

  • medical 25

Evans, Bill 1

F

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Failure, me

  • bicycle, teeth 20
  • charges 19
  • electrocution 28
  • see lessons
  • Patricia de Crespigny (medical error) 25

Fijians 68-70

Ford, Coral 63, 70, 72

flying

  • “fly the nipple” 34
  • formation 33-4
  • spinning 1

Ford, Roy 16

Fraser, Malcolm 51-57

Fysh, Sir Hudson 10

G

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Geelong Grammar 9

Government House, Canberra 47

Grange Hermitage 50

H

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Hawke, Bob 53-57

Hayden, Bill 52-57

helicopter

  • conversion 61
  • loss of control 64-5
  • mast bump 62

Holyman, Sir Ivan 10

Hyles, Georgie 63

I

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Israel 61, 66

J

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Jerusalem 71

K

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Kerr, Sir John 52

Konterud, Harry 73

L

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La Lovie, France 7

Lambretta scooter 18

Lara Airport 9

leadership 43

lessons

  • see failure
  • Fraser’s mistake 57
  • leadership 43
  • personalities 51, 52
  • politicians 58
  • politics 51
  • responsibility 43
  • trust 44

luck 28, 33

M

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Mallett, Ian 48

McAllister, Stuart 58-59

Melbourne Grammar 16, 26-7

mines 67, 72

Moses, Valley of 68, 72

motor cycles 17-18, 21

  • Ariel Red Hunter 16
  • confidence 33
  • Lambretta scooter 18

Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) 59, 61, 66

N

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New Guinea 40

Nile 72

Normandy 12

Norway 73

O

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Omaha Beach 12

P

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Parachuting 43

Passchendaele 7

passion 27-8

Piper Turbo Arrow (VH-SOI) 10

Point Cook, Victoria 1, 24

Ponderosa, the 16, 28

Poperinghe, France 7

Post Traumatic Stress

  • Crying 314
  • Looping 315
  • Patricia de Crespigny 26
  • Post Crisis Management  313
  • Psychologist 314

Pratt & Whitney 38

Princehorn, Captain David

Q

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Qantas  (Queensland and Northern Territory Airline Service) 10

  • Fysh, Sir Hudson 10
  • Crisis Centre 314

QF30 27

QF32

  • damage 4
  • lessons 6
  • teamwork 5

R

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Rabuka, Lieutenant Colonel Sitiveni (Steve) 70

responsibility 43

Risk

  • RAAF Academy 32

Rolls-Royce

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) 1

  • 6 Squadron 31
  • Academy tour 24
  • Academy 23, 32
  • Caribous 37
  • Peter de Crespigny 10
  • Point Cook, 24, 29

Royalty (The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Princess Diana) 51

S

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sand storms 68

security 32

Short takeoff & Landing (STOL) 39

Sinai 61, 67-8

skills

  • machinery 33
  • navigation @ 100′ 40
  • New Guinea 41
  • hands-on flying 39

Special Air Service (SAS) 43

spinning 1, 9

stability 62

stalling 1

St Moritz Tobogganing Club 15

Stephen, Sir Ninian 49, 52-57

Stress

  • see Post Traumatic Stress
  • courses 113
  • exhaustion 115
  • take a break 115

StyleCraft 10

Success 49

Sullenberger, Captain Chesley (Sully)

Sullivan, Captain Kevin

T

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Take-Off. Tarpini 42

Tarpini 41-2

Trent 900 engine 4

teamwork

  • formation 33
  • forming 29

trust 44

 

U

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unexpected 66

V

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Vierville-sur-Mer 12

Vietnam 37

W

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Wellesley, Long 13

Whitlam, Gough 52

Winjeel 1

Wombat Airlines 37

WSM 12

X

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Y

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Z

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