The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) has been involved in getting John Travolta’s former Qantas 707-138B back to Australia. The iconic aircraft will live out its days as a popular tourist attraction once at the HARS Aviation Museum, located just south of Sydney at Albion Park Airport. The current COVID-19
Julian Smith (Page 10)
Born in the Lowveld of South Africa, Julian apparently started his love of aircraft before he could walk. If he was not talking about aircraft, he was either building them or drawing them. During his compulsory military training, while training on gliders, he helped start the Defense Force Gliding Club at Tempe, Bloemfontain. He moved to Durban and worked in numerous fields of Finance, Real Estate and Construction.
Shortly after the birth of his son, he attained his Private Pilots License.
After moving to in Port Elizabeth, he attained his twin rating.
Julian has written numerous articles for SAflyer and FlightCom magazine since 2012, also while doing reporting on flying events and aircraft.
Presently he is a director in a Metal Recycling and Demolition company, and writes articles and posts for SAFlyer and FlightCom magazines on FaceBook and their Web pages.