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engineer with first private 'chopper' licence - An Austrian-born engineer has become the first person in Australia to get a private helicopter pilot's licence. He is stocky, twinkling eyed Mr Conrad Becker, who, with his Australian-born wife, Yvonne, runs an engineering works at Moorabbin, a growing Melbourne suburb. Mr Becker, who was born in Austria, bought the helicopter for pleasure flights and also to deliver or pick up urgent orders. Home again: Mr Becker hovers before landing at the rear of his heliport-home. The front of the building is semi-circle shaped - like the nose bubble of a helicopter

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RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1962/16/37
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