5RAR Tiger Logo aircraft in support of 5RAR

 
A DHC-4 Caribou aircraft flown by No 38 Squadron RAAF at Luscombe Field

Unloading stores from an
R.A.A.F. Caribou aircraft

Affectionately known as "Wallaby Airlines" by the Diggers, these twin engine STOL (Short Take Off and Landing) aircraft could lift off and land within 100 metres. No runway was required, as long as it was reasonably flat the RAAF pilots could land these aircraft just about anywhere. They where used in ferrying stores and taking troops on operations. Nui Dat hill can be seen in the background.



 

 

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