9SQN Maintenance History, Vietnam

9SQN Maintenance History, Vietnam

Maintenance History This document has been reproduced from information given to FSGT PE. Kelly when he was a member of 5SQN (1978 to 1983). The original author and compiler of the statistics was Mac Weller. We thank him for his fore­thought in recording these...

SAS and No. 9 SQN RAAF SVN

SAS and No. 9 SQN RAAF SVN This is an extract from Episode 3, Phantoms of The Jungle, a documentary produced around 2014 about the ASASR in South Vietnam. The extract record what past CO No. 9 SQN RAAF SVN, WGCDR John Paule DSO AFC, and past SAS members stated:  ...

9SQN Detachment to Phnom Penh, Nov 29-Dec 1, 1970

  ANNEX A TO 9 Sqn A50 DECEMBER 1970 DETACHMENT TO PHNOM PENH 29TH NOVEMBER TO 1ST DECEMBER 1970 1. On Sunday 29th November 1970, a detachment of three 9 Squadron aircraft departed Vung Tau for Phnom Penh to provide support for the visit to some forward areas of...
Australian Army Tracker Dogs in Vietnam

Australian Army Tracker Dogs in Vietnam

Of all those sent to Vietnam eleven members of the Australian Army carried out their allotted tasks without a word of complaint, which was all the more commendable considering they could not return home when their tour of duty ended. These veterans were, of course,...
Bob Upham Photographs

Bob Upham Photographs

FLGOFF Bob Upham MID GDPLT, No. 9SQN RAAF SVN   Bob served in SVN with No. 9 SQN from21 January 1970 until 21 January 1971. He was a skilled ‘slick’ and gunship pilot, determined, highly respected and was valuable mentor for the less experienced aircrew. Also,...
No. 9 Squadron RAAF Iroquois ‘Gunships’

No. 9 Squadron RAAF Iroquois ‘Gunships’

In July 1968 a No. 9 Squadron ‘in-house’ Gunship Development commenced, led by (then) Squadron Leader Brian Dirou DFC, Pilot. The prototype aircraft was UH-1H A2-773 (displayed at the AWM in Canberra). Flight trials commenced and development continued until November....