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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. Quality counts: Mr Becker discusses production with son Con. Mr Becker's plant turns out 100 000 or more nuts every week. It also makes bolts. The plant has machines worth more than 100 000 Pounds Australia

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RecordSearch reference: 
A12111, 1/1962/16/38
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