1916 - 1939 Articles (1)

In this section, there are a number of short articles and other links relating to the 1916 - 1939 era. Please click on the
photographs below to access the articles.

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1916-1939 Articles (2) 20220912 - Chanak Crisis 100 - 01

Chanak Crisis - 100th Anniversary

One hundred years ago in September 1922, 208 Squadron found itself spearheading what today would be termed an Air Expeditionary Wing, when it was given orders to deploy to San Stefano near Constantinople in Turkey. Click on the picture on the right to read Air Commodore Graham Pitchfork’s account of the episode that first appeared in the 2022 Newsletter.

High Dudgeon

High Dudgeon

Click on the cartoon on the left to read an interesting theory on the origin of the phrase ‘High Dudgeon’. This tale originally appeared in ‘Flight Safety’ Magazine and was published in the Association’s 2004 Newsletter.

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Robert Alexander Little

Amongst the first pilots posted to Naval 8 Squadron on its formation in October 1916, Robert Alexander Little, DSO & Bar, DSC & Bar is generally regarded as the most successful Australian flying ace, with an official tally of 47 victories. 27 May 2023 marks the 105th Anniversary of his death in action at the age of only 22. Click on the picture on the left to read a history of one of WWI’s greatest pilots.

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