Empire Flying Boats at War Part 2 with Phil Vabre

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Empire Flying Boats at War Part 2 with Phil Vabre

Continuing the story of the Empire Class flying boat, Phil Vabre returns to tell us about how Qantas were able to continue operating services in the Far East as the war in Europe started to get closer to home.

You can catch part 1 here: https://shows.acast.com/the-damcasters/episodes/647e11bc73919c0011b58b36

★You can learn more about the Civil Aviation Historical Society and the Airways Museum at Essendon at their website here: https://www.airwaysmuseum.com/

★You can check out Phil’s flying boat articles in The Aviation Historian, issues TAH9, TAH17, TAH31 and TAH32 via their website where you can get the back issues and subscribe here: https://www.theaviationhistorian.com/

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  1. Bob Hansen says:

    I found this story very interesting 🤔
    I enjoy going to the air museum. have always been interested in aircraft
    I spent 22 years the Air Force flying on cargo aircraft . From
    C-124 to C5A.

    1. Matt Bone says:

      Thanks so much for listening, Bob!

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