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by Philthy
Mon Oct 20, 2014 1:13 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Loss of Flying Boat CIRCE Feb 28 1942
Replies: 15
Views: 11472

Re: Loss of Flying Boat CIRCE Feb 28 1942

The full story of Circe 's last flight and the discovery of her fate 72 years later is now out in Edition 9 of The Aviation Historian http://www.theaviationhistorian.com My thanks go to everybody who contributed to the story, but above all to Japanese naval aviation historian Sam Tagaya who found th...
by Philthy
Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 75
Views: 47772

Re: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message

G'day, Phil Vabre here. I'm interested in everything aviation, but in particular I'm presently writing a book on the Qantas Empire flying boats and their Bases. I am also Vice President of the Civil Aviation Historical Society, which operates the Airways Museum at Essendon Airport, Melbourne. Websit...
by Philthy
Thu Feb 27, 2014 12:53 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Loss of Flying Boat CIRCE Feb 28 1942
Replies: 15
Views: 11472

Re: Loss of Flying Boat CIRCE Feb 28 1942

Media Release today from the Civil Aviation Historical Society: 72-year-old mystery of missing Qantas flying boat Circe solved Tomorrow is the 72nd anniversary of the disappearance of Qantas Empire flying boat Circe on a flight from Java to Broome. Now, after 72 years, the mystery of the vanished ai...