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Army Museum of Aviation Oakey, telling the story of Army Aviation in Australia

A unique museum set a few kilometres away from the town of Oakey Queensland. Located at the Army Aviation Centre Oakey and telling the story of Australian Army Aviation is the Australian Army Flying Museum. Set on the historic Oakey Base, established during World War Two for the Number Six[…]

Walkaround F-111C A8-113

  Being one to frequent airshows, I usually find myself constantly filming and ending up with hours, upon hours of vision from each Airshow that I attend. During the Australian International Airshow, which is held every two years at Avalon Airport in Victoria, I tend to spend up to 9[…]

Last patrol for RAAF Orion A9-757 – another preserved for the public to see.

Just after 10 am on June 23rd 2018, Royal Australian Air Force Lockheed AP-3C Orion, serial A9-757, was officially handed over to the Darwin Aviation Museum in the Northern Territory, Australia. The aquisition process has been a 2 year odyssey for the tender team at the museum, but all the[…]

Parks Aviation Museum -HARS, NSW, Rural Aviation Museum expands

I recently was in New South Wales and made an effort to go and catch up with the team at the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) Parkes Wing. As many of you, our readers will know HARS has its well established home at Albion Park south of Sydney in New[…]

Royal Thai Air Force Museum, Don Muang Airport Thailand

Don Muang International Airport or the old Bangkok International Airport is one of the world’s oldest International airports and Asia’s oldest operating airport starting operations in March 1914 by the Royal Thai Air Force and commencing commercial operations in 1924. KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was the first airline to operate into the airport. Don[…]

Vulcan turns 65 years old

The 30th of August marks the 65th Anniversary of the first test flight of the Avro Vulcan prototype VX770. Much has changed over those 65 years however the Vulcan is still reverred by the Brits.  As a nuclear deterant the aircraft type served the UK well. The type was also[…]

Royal Thai Navy Museum U-Tapao Naval Base

The Royal Thai Navy has established an aviation museum in recent times at one of its operating bases. The base at U-Tapao is located 140Kms Southeast of Bangkok and is home to the Royal Thai Navy First Air Wing. U-Tapao is the main flying base for the Royal Thai Navy,[…]