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Apache & Skeeter


Contributed by: Barney O’SHEA (45B)


Sadly Barney passed away on the 17th of February 2010 in Melbourne.  IN MEMORIAM



Photographed at FEOFA HQ, Toowoomba, Queensland 25th August 2006




“Just keep your eyes to the front, Bloggs – don’t look round whatever you do!”

Apache and Skeeter – (fifty years ago the Skeeter was our ‘way ahead’)



First AAC Apache achieves 1000 flying hours on 5th June 2006 – ZJ169

Flown by Major John Griffiths and Major Mick Manning


First Published: 1st September 2006

Latest Update: 1st April 2010