Airlines of Australia Ltd - Flight Crew List.

† Denotes killed in the line of duty


Bowyer, H. D.
Senior Test Pilot & Engineer of Stinson Aircraft on loan from American Airlines. Engaged to train pilots on Stinson Tri-Motors
Boyden, Rex H.
Captain on tinson Model A. Killed in the crash of Stinson VH-UHH 19/2/1937
Buchanan, F.
 
Cameron, Alan
Brother of T. S. Cameron. Resigned from the company to join KLM
Cameron, Thomas S.
Brother of A. Cameron
Clancy, Allan C. J.
Ex Chief Instructor for Kingsford Smith Air Service. Joined the R.A.A.F during WWII and later flew with Butler Air Transport
Cohen, F.
Killed in the crash of DH-80A VH-UQL 27/8/1941
Connolly, C. C.
 
Connolly, J. J.
 
Croucher, Norman W. 'Norm'
Captain. Flew at least the Stinson Model As
Deignan, Harold W.
 
Dunn, D.
 
Ellis, B.
Previously flew with New England Airways. Endorsed on Ryan B1 Brougham Monoplane
Freeland, William C. 'Bill'
Also flew with A.N.A. and later Ansett Airways
Gethings, John R. 'Jack'
 
Gilbertson, A.
 
Hack, Stewart G. 'Stu'
Captain on DH-84s. Later flew with A.N.A.
Hassard, Ernest J. 'Jason'
Brother of John Virtue Hassard and nephew of Keith Virtue. Previously flew with New England Airways. Endorsed on Ryan B1 Brougham Monoplane and General Aircraft ST-12 Monospars. Seconded to USAAF (ADAT) for supply flights in the Pacific Theatre flying Douglas C-47s and Lockheed Lodestars. Transferred to A.N.A. when airlines amalgamated. Later flew with Ansett
Hassard, J. V 'Jack'
Brother of Jason Hassard and nephew of Keith Virtue. Previously flew with New England Airways. Transferred to A.N.A. when airlines amalgamated. Also flew with APL (1946-1948) A.N.A. and Ansett
Hemsworth, Neville G.
Post WWII flew Lockheed Constellations with P.I.A.
Hickey, J.
 
Hill, William F. 'Billy'
 
Hoskins, Peter
 
Jones, Clive
Senior Pilot mainly flying the Brisbane-Cairns route. Killed in a crash - but details are unknown at this time
Kerr, John
Captain. Flew at least Stinson Model As. Left company to join D.C.A. Later became Manager of de Havilland New Zealand
Maskell, Donals
Previously a radio manufacturer
McFadden, Kevin P.
Joined the company in early 1941. Transferred to A.N.A. when the airlines amalgamated. Later flew with ANSETT-ANA
McLaughlin, John M. 'Jack'
Previously flew with New England Airways. Captain on Junkers JU86 VH-UYA. Also flew G. A. Monospars. Transferred to Ansett Airways in 1938
Mills, Harry
Previously with Air Gold Ltd. Later flew with New England Airways and Airlines of South Australia
Moody, Percy H. 'Skip'
Previously flew with Air Gold, Guinea Airways and New England Airways
Moore, Carleton F.
Previously flew with North Queensland Airways. Captain on DH-84s
Moore, Henry W. 'Harry'
 
Morgan, Glenn
 

Munro, Andrew F. 'Andy'

Previously a mechanic with New England Motors. Became a Senior Pilot flying mainly the Brisbane-Cairns route
Pollock, James C. 'Jim'
 
Purvis, George H. 'Harry'
 
Ramsey, A.
 
Robinson, George A.
Co-founder of New England Airways. Managing Director. Father of Reginald Robinson
Robinson, Reginald
Son of G. A. Roibinson. Endoresed on DH-80 Puss Moths
Shepherd, Beverley
Joined the company in early 1936. First Officer on Stinson Model As. Killed in the crash of Stinson VH-UHH 19/2/1937
Shersby, Kevin T. E. 'Kev'
Joined the company in 1937. Endorsed on DH-60, DH-84 Dragon, DH-89 Dragon Rapide, General Aircraft ST.12 Monospar, Tugan LJW7 Gannet
Spence, Alexander W.
 
Taylor, Percival T. L. 'Squizzy' or 'Lyn'
Previously flew with Holyman's Airways. Also flew with A.N.A. and later Ansett
Virtue, Keith A.
Brother of Ralph Virtue. Founder of Virtues Air Travel. Co-founder of New England Airways and was one of its Directors. Captain on Avro Tens, Stinson Model As, Junkers JU-86 and DC-3s. Flight Superintendent. Also flew with A.N.A. and Aircrafts Pty Ltd
Virtue, Ralph
Brother of Keith Virtue. Killed in the crash of VH-UPM 18/9/1932
Way, Douglas R. 'Doug'
Previously with Townsville Aero Club and New England Airways. Transferred to Townsville as Senior Northern Pilot. Flew Monospars and Avro Tens over northern and western Queensland for two years. Transferred to Brisbane and flew the Brisbane-Sydney and Brisbane-Townsville routes for 6 years. Transferred to Sydney to join A.N.A.
Weir, James N. M. 'Jim'
Previously flew for New England Airways. Endorsed on Avro Tens, Ryan, Genairco, Monospars, dragon Rapides, various Moth types, Stinson Model A, DC-2 and DC-3s. Resigned in 1939 to join Imperial Airways and later B.O.A.C.
Young, Thomas R. 'Tom' or 'Tommy'
Originally an aero-fitter with the R.A.A.F. in 1921. Held Airline Transport Pilots Licence #15. Previously flew for New England Airways. Endorsed on Ryan B1 Brougham Monoplane. Captain on Avro Tens. Transferred to A.N.A. before WWII. Later flew with Ansett Airways and Butler Air Transport
 

The initial list was compiled by Gil White with later additions by Fred Niven