Friday, August 01, 2008
An aeroplane where it had rested since WWII in the tropics of Papua New Guinea, in the Lae - Madang area.
A camping trip was organized by a magistrate who was very much at home with his life as an Australian 'kiap' and with his wife and family in Madang. The group gathered in a village before taking on the treck into the tall kuni grass and the waters of the Ramu river and into areas of occuption by the armed forces long ago.
Lockheed Lightning fighter, USA, Alison V12 Turbo charged twin engines, prop driven.