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Luskintyre Christmas Party 2018

Last weekend saw some end of year celebrations at the beautiful little private airfield out at Luskintyre in the Hunter Valley, NSW. As is often the case, it was a great opportunity to see some rare and unusual types turn up for the day. Of particular interest this year was[…]

Luskintyre Christmas Party 2017

The close-knit community at Luskintyre, a small grass airfield west of Newcastle NSW, held a wonderful afternoon for friends and family back in November to mark the Christmas Season for 2017. The afternoon was blessed with great weather which helped ensure a great turnout of both locals and visitors and[…]

The Red Baron Flies Again.

The quiet grass strip at Luskintyre,in the Hunter Valley near Newcastle, NSW, had an unusual, but very welcome visitor recently, in the form of Fokker DR.1 Triplane replica, VH-FXP, operated by The Australian Vintage Aviation Society (TAVAS) in Queensland. The Triplane replica had been at Luskintyre for some work at the hands[…]

Hawker Hurricane flies in Australia

The Hawker Hurricane is an extremely rare aircraft in the Southern Hemisphere, with only one example being operated by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War Two, here in Australia. A Hawker Hurricane Mk.I fitted with tropical equipment, V7476 was imported into Australia in 1941 by the British[…]