They are not the fastest — that was the Concorde. Nor the biggest — that is the A380. Nor the most iconic — that is the 747.
But in Western Australia, they are the most dependable and rugged workhorse that the resource industry relies on every day.
Their roots can be traced to the Red Baron’s famous triplane in World War I and Sir Charles Kingsford Smith’s 1928 first crossing of the Pacific in a trimotor.
It is the Fokker 60 to 100-seat F-28 family of twin-jets, from the famous Dutch company founded by Anthony read more ⇒