The publisher wishes to thank the following for their assistance
with the compilation
The Lockheed File.

Peter Anderson
Tony Arbon
Stuart Arnold
Alexandre Avrane
Alf Batchelder
Bruce Beale
Gordon Birkett
Trevor Boughton
Al Bovelt
David Bussey
David Campbell
Daniel Castro
Earl Cherry
Paul Clawson
Mark Clayton
Peter Clukey
Ed Coates
John Conley
Bert Cookson
Alistair Coutts
Darren Crick
Bob Daley
Ben Dannecker
René Dannies
Eric Davis
John Davis
Mel Davis
Nigel Daw
Trevor Dean
Bob De La Hunty
Phil Dreith
Peter Dunn
Bob Eastgate
Roderick Eime
Thomas M. Emmert
Rurik Enriquez
Eric Favelle
Doug Fawcett
Ted Fletcher
Barry Flood
Juanita Franzi
Dave Gardner
Bob Garrard
John Garrett
Peter Gates
Richard Geary
Terry Geary
Dieter Gerhard
Geoff Goodall
Fergal Goodman
Wynnum Graham
Kevin Grantham
Sid Grantham
Phil Herdman
Denis Hersey
Jim Hilferty
Richard Hitchins
Lindsay Hockey
Ulrich Hoppe
John Hopton
Paul Howard
Sandy Howard
Steve Jamieson
Mick Jansen
Bob Jarrett
Macarthur Job
Albert Johnston
Craig Justo
Tim Kalina
Peter Kelly
Gary Killion
John Laming
William T. Larkins
Gerald Liang
Geoff Linfoot
Bob Livingstone
David Long
Malcolm Long
John Love
Roger Lowery
Mike Madden
Peter Marson
Graham Martin
Birch Matthews
Peter May
Roger McDonald
Max Mead
Chuck Mercer
Tony Merton Jones
Paul Middleton
Hew Mills
Graham Mison
Dennis Morgan
Fred Niven
Dean Norman
Bill Norton
Peter O'Connell
Laurie Ogle
Chris O'Neill
Graham Orphan
Ivo Ostyn
Jorge Nuñez Padin
Kevin Pavlich
Ralph Pettersen
Mark Pinneo
Roger Prior
Grant Prunster
Steven Raczynski
Frank Ragonese
John Ramsay
Gordon Reid
Mark Richardson
Don Rogers
Neville Rourke
Nick Sayer
Ross Smith
Gary Squire
Bill Staff
Col Tigwell
Geoff Timms
Phil Vabre
Theo Valerio
Bert van Drunick
David Vincent
Jeff Watson
Richard Waugh
Chris Webster
Mick West
Gil White
Alex Whitworth
Geoff Wilkes
Bob Wills
John Wilson
Bruce Winley
Ted Wixted
Tom Wixted

And many others who have overwhelmed the compiler's ability to keep track of them all.



To Elizabeth Adams, my high school history teacher, who would have sensed my intense dislike for the subject. I turned out okay.

Once I couldn't spell "historian", now I are one!




Eric Allen
Trevor Boughton
Allan Bovelt
Eddie Coates
John Conley
Doug Fawcett
Barry Flood
Geoff Goodall
Richard Hitchins
Malcolm Long
Mike Madden
Birch Matthews
Chris O'Neill
Gordon Reid
Gil White
Bob Wills
Ted Wixted


Many of the aircraft types have their own "Thanks" pages listing specific contributions. If I have shamefully omitted anyone from the above listing,
please do remind me!


  • "Lockheed Aircraft Since 1913" - Rene J. Francillon (Putnam)
  • Aviation Historical Society of Australia Journal
  • "South Australian Air Journal"
  • "Australian Air Log"
  • "In Australian Service" Series - Stewart Wilson (Aerospace Publications)
  • "Australian Civil Aircraft Register Update" - Tony Arbon (Aerospace Publications)
  • "The Historic Civil Aircraft Register of Australia" - Tony Arbon & David Sparrow (AustAirData)
  • "Warbirds Directory" - John Chapman and Geoff Goodall.
  • "Warbirds Worldwide" - Paul Coggan.
  • "Lockheed Hercules Production List" - Lars Olausson.
  • "The Australian Aeronautical History Record - The Aeroplane in Australia"
    - John Hopton.
  • "Aviation Letter" - Lundkvist Aviation Research.

Issue Date Remarks
19 05JAN24
Added the passing of Geoff Goodall.
18 16DEC22
Added the passing of Gordon Reid.

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