WILLIAMTOWN, NSW. 1955. COMMONWEALTH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION (CAC) AVON SABRES OF SABRE TRIALS ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Williamtown
Accession Number P00448.046
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker RAAF Photographer
Conflict Period 1950-1959
Copyright

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Description

WILLIAMTOWN, NSW. 1955. COMMONWEALTH AIRCRAFT CORPORATION (CAC) AVON SABRES OF SABRE TRIALS FLIGHT AT RAAF WILLIAMTOWN DURING THE CONVERSION TRAINING PROGRAMME. IN THE FOREGROUND FLIGHT LIEUTENANT C.D. MURPHY DFC (033188) (IN COCKPIT) IS BEING BRIEFED BY MAJOR J. MARTIN PRIOR TO TAKE- OFF ON A TRAINING FLIGHT. MAJOR MARTIN, USAF IS AN EXPERIENCED F-86 SABRE PILOT ON EXCHANGE DUTY WITH THE RAAF TO ASSIST IN THE CONVERSION TRAINING OF RAAF PILOTS FOR SABRE OPERATIONS.