DAP Beaufort A9-141

Published Beaufort Stories

Published Stories of the Beaufort & the Restoration

Many stories have been seen in the Media about the Beaufort's War Service and about the return to flight of A9-141.
Type Publication Name/Date Title Author
Newspaper Article The Sydney Morning Herald 28 November 1940 "Work on Beaufort Bomber parts at Chullora N.S.W." The SMH Aviation Correspondent
Newspaper Article The Age January 1944 "Australia's Achievement: Industry and Ingenuity" [Unknown]
Newspaper Article The Age 19 February 1944 "Notable Pacific Bomber" A Special Correspondent
Newspaper Article The Sun 27 July 1944 "In new thrust in Aitape area" JF Vine, Sun War Correspondent
Magazine Article "Wings": RAAF WW2 Gazette June 1945 "The Wewak Story" EW Tipping
Magazine Article RAAF Wings June 1987 "Some of our Airmen are no longermissing" [Unknown]
Magazine Article The Bulletin 24 June 1997 "Beau-Repairs" Nick Richardson
Newspaper Article The Canberra Times April 2000 "As a Queensland team aims for the sky: Veterans seek place of honour for fighting New Guinea 'Workhorse" M Armit
Magazine Article Command Reconnaissance April 2001 "An ANZAC WW2 Story" Kerry Stanton
Magazine Article Pacific Flyer October 2001 "Ben's brush with fame" Looie the Lollywater Lapper
Magazine Article Flightpath December 2001 [Unknown] Michael Armit
Newspaper Article Herald Sun (Melbourne) 22 July 2002 "Flyboy medal at 92" Neil Wilson
Magazine Article AOPA Journal September 2002 "Beaufort Restoration" The Editor
Newspaper Article Herald Sun (Melbourne) 22 February 2003 "An old kite full of flight" Maria Moscaritolo
Magazine Article Flightpath Volume 17 Number 3 "Ralph's Bismark Sea Bomber" James Kightly
Magazine Article Fly Past March 2006 "Beaufort Coming Along" Craig P Justo
Magazine Article Aero Australia Issue 10, April/June 2006 "Beaufort: Made in Australia" Stewart Wilson
Magazine Article Classic Wings Volume 13 Number 1 "Bonzer Bomber!" Craig Justo
Newspaper Article City News February 2007 "Come Fly With Me" [Unknown]
Newspaper Article [Unknown] [Unknown] [Unknown]
Newspaper Article The Northside Advertiser "Warbird revives era" Ken Young
Magazine Article Fly Past "First at the wheel" Don Darbyshire
Newspaper Article [Unknown] "Milne Bay a symbol of true Aussie spirit" Geraldine Doogue
Published Article Extract from "Wirraway to Hornet": "The Lidcombe Facility" Brian L Hill
Published Article "The Aircraft Industry beginning in Australia" February 1946
Published Article "The Past, the Present and the Future" Issued by DAP February 1946
Published Article "Figures that tell the story!" Issued by DAP February 1946

Australian-built Beaufort: Articles

Details of the Australian-built Beaufort have also appeared in the following published works:

  • "Challenge" by Sir Valston Hancock, KBE CD DSO DFC
  • "A Nation Grew Wings" by Graham and Smythe
  • "The Battle of the Bismark Sea" by Lex McAulay
  • "The Decisive Factor (RAAF at Milne Bay)" by David Wilson
  • "Beaufort Special" by Bruce Robertson
  • "Beaufort File" by Roger Haywood
  • "Victory Roll - RAAF at War" by Australian War Memorial
  • "RAAF Saga" by Australian War Memorial
  • "Air War Against Japan (1943-45)" by George Odgers
  • "Beaufort, Beaufighter and Mosquito" by Stewart Wilson
  • "Units of RAAF Vol. 3 - Bomber Units" by RAAF Historic Section
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