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  RAAF Radschool Association


Vol 34

February, 2011


ABN 18 477 110 847


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Sadly, in the few months since our last issue, we have once again lost some very good mates.


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Our lovely Page 3 girl this time is Joan Buchanan, and, we also have photos of courses from a long time ago..


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Sam Houliston


Sam has some good advice on buying a computer and then which version of Windows 7 should you buy for that computer.


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If you were affected by the recent Qld floods and/or cyclone, there is help out there. DVA in Qld are there for you.


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Prescriptions went up again on the 1st January and Ted's got the good oil on the Qantas A380 engine problem.


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Ian Johnston, ex Radtech A, tells us his story.


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Allan George

Allan George has been surfing again and he's got some interesting stuff for us to see.


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If you're going overseas and you've got a Gold Card, the Gov't now picks up the tab for your needles


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Nev Williams sets the record straight on the workings of the Sabre ejection seat.


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The WRAAFs had a reunion in Brisbane and we went along.


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A few blokes are not as well as they should be,


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We're looking for a few people, perhaps you can help.


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Your say


This is where you have your say. We look forward to getting your letters - so please keep them coming.


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If you've got a reunion coming up, or if you've got some news, let us know and we'll publicise it.


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Web Address


You’ll notice that we now have our own Web Address, ( We’ve got this edition of the RAM on the new address and gradually we’ll bring everything else over too, but that won’t happen overnight. There are a million links in the old material and each one will have to be checked so for a while both URL’s will run in parallel. We asked Sam Houliston for help and before he could think about it we thanked him and hung up – so, thanks again Sam.


Once we get everything sorted we’ve got some exciting interactive plans for the site, but more on that later.







We still get mails from blokes asking why their name does not exist on the "List of Members", even though they joined some time ago and sent in their $10.00.


As we've said, our old data base was so far out of date that it was next to useless so we had to ditch it and start again. We now do it all on line so there is nothing to print out and post in and as there are no costs involved, joining is now free.


Please check the list of names and if your name isn't there, please click on the "Join the Association" tag (there's one on the top of each page) fill in the details and send it to us.


Also, if you change your address, or phone numbers or email address, or you just want to say hello, or you want to give us a tongue lashing, you can do so by clicking on the "Contact Us" tag, also at the top of each page and filling in the details. It's so easy even an instrument fitter could do it, it's all done on line, no printing out forms and no postage.


Over the past couple of months we have been able to put a bunch of people in contact with long lost mates - but that's only because we have your details. Please click on the Join the Association tag and fill it in, the more people that join the more we can match up.


If you want to get the RAM, but don’t want to join the association, that’s not a problem either. Just click on the “Contact Us” link at the top of each page and fill in the details and tell us to add your email to the list. Then whenever a new edition is released you will be advised.


We don't and won't give out your details to anyone so there is no risk of you being spammed.






The Index is now finished - all references have been linked so if you're looking for a topic or a photo of someone, click on the Index link on the top of each page and just follow the links.







We try and make sure this magazine is as accurate as possible and that it contains no errors. If you find any, be they incorrect links, spelling mistakes, factual errors, please let us know so we can correct them. You can contact us by using the link at the top of each page.



You can download the full magazine in PDF format  HERE.

It is a very large file, contains 182 pages and will take a while to download.


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