Museums

Vietnam Veterans Museum

Vietnam Veterans Museum
Phillip Island VIC. I visited here to see what became of two Caribous that I flew in the RAAF. One is displayed outdoors along with a Grumman Tracker (Vietnam connection? No idea.) The other has been broken up for spare parts with the cockpit being retained as a possible flight simulator. There is also a...

RAAF Museum Point Cook

RAAF Museum Point Cook
Pt Cook VIC This is the museum we failed to get to due poor weather at the Club Flyaway event in April. Two upgraded hangars were very well presented as was the bomber hangar housing an F111, F4 and Canberra. The remaining hangar and workshop was quite cluttered and difficult to photograph but contained interesting...

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society

Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
Albion Park NSW It is amazing that the majority of these mostly multi engine aircraft are maintained in airworthy condition. How it is funded is anyone’s guess. Not one but three P2 Neptunes, two DHC4 Caribous as well as a Catalina, DC3 , DC4, P3, Convair 404  and Dehavilland Drover as well as the Super […]

RAN Fleet Air Arm Museum

RAN Fleet Air Arm Museum
Nowra NSW Housed in a new and large facility the exhibits are well spread out and easy to photograph from a mezzanine level that run through the building. A lot of helicopters but also fixed wing types such as the Grumman Tracker, A4 Skyhawk, Macchi, DC3 ,Sea Venom, Fairey Firefly and Gannet. Also a good...