Started by reddfoxx, October 18, 2016, 08:14:21 AM
Quote11 F-111Cs were retained as heritage assets. Five will be placed on display at RAAF bases. A8-125, RAAF Museum A8-126, Aviation Heritage Centre, RAAF Base Amberley A8-132, RAAF Base Edinburgh A8-138, RAAF Base Amberley, to become a gate guard A8-142, RAAF Base WaggaOn 4 October 2012, six more cosmetically restored and repainted aircraft were unveiled at RAAF Base Amberley for display at private aviation museums. Ownership is retained by the Australian government and aircraft undergo continual maintenance and non-destructive testing. They were loaned to: Australian Aviation Heritage Centre Northern Territory Darwin, Northern Territory Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association, Evans Head, New South Wales A8-148 – Fighter World, RAAF Base Williamtown. A8-109 - Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Illawarra Regional Airport Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra Airport South Australian Aviation Museum
QuoteCanberra WJ680 (Royal Air Force) is on display at the Temora Aviation Museum in New South Wales. It was acquired in 2001 and the aircraft was fully restored to airworthiness and painted to represent the Canberras flown by No. 2 Squadron RAAF during the Vietnam war. It is Australia's only airworthy Canberra. Mk.20 Canberra A84-225 is on static display at Queensland Aviation Museum, Caloundra Airport, Queensland. The South Australian Aviation Museum at Port Adelaide has a non-flying Canberra B2, WK165  Two Canberras are on static display by the Cunningham Highway south of Amberley, Queensland. A Canberra bomber is on display at the entrance to RAAF Base Wagga, New South Wales. Canberra A84-241 is on display at Woomera Missile Park, Woomera, South Australia. Canberra A84-307 is on display at the National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Phillip Island, Victoria Canberra A84-226 is under restoration at the Australian National Aviation Museum in Moorabbin, Victoria. It was previously on display at RAAF Base Wagga.
Quote CA-27 Mk.32 A94-983 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) - restored to flying condition (registered VH-PCM) in the 1980s and grounded in the 1990s; loaned to the Temora Aviation Museum, Temora, New South Wales, where it was again restored to airworthy condition; displayed regularly (registered VH-IPN) since September 2009. A94-352 - Latrobe Flying Museum Restored and owned by former squadron leader Jeff Trappett, using parts from A94-907 which he also owns. A94-352 had its second test flight 05/10/2013, he also owns CAC CA-18 Mustang Mk.21 A68-118 VH-AGJOn display CA-26 A94-101 - RAAF Museum, RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook, Victoria; CAC Sabre prototype, first aircraft to fly faster than the speed of sound in Australia. CA-27 Mk.31 A94-901 - Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, Illawarra Regional Airport, New South Wales; first production CAC Sabre. A94-915 - Narromine Aviation Museum, Narromine Airport, New South Wales. A94-935 - Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra, Queensland. CA-27 Mk.32 A94-944 - RAAF Museum, RAAF Base Williams, Point Cook, Victoria. A94-959 - Fighter World, RAAF Base Williamtown. A94-974 - Classic Jets Fighter Museum, Parafield Airport, South Australia. A94-982 - RAAF Museum, RAAF Base Wagga, Forest Hill, New South Wales. A94-989 - Australian National Aviation Museum, Moorabbin Airport, Victoria.Stored or under restoration CA-27 Mk.32 A94-970 - Australian War Memorial in storage at RAAF Williams, Point Cook, Victoria. F-86L-60 NA 53-4036 - Cockpit and nose under restoration at Derelict Aircraft Museum, Launching Place, Victoria.
QuoteThree Boomerangs remain airworthy today, all in Australia: A46-122 CA-13 "Suzy Q" (VH-MHR) with the Temora Aviation Museum A46-206 CA-19 "Milingimbi Ghost" which was formerly with Lynette Zuccoli at Toowoomba until donated to the Museum of Australian Army Flying at the Army Aviation base located at the nearby town of Oakey is now on static display. A46-63 a CA-12 from 1943 first flew again on 26 June 2009 as VH-XBL. The restoration includes the provision of a passenger seat.Several others are under restoration to fly in both Australia and the USA, which includes A46-90 currently being restored to airworthy status.A46-30, which has been restored but is not airworthy, is part of an exhibition at the Australian War Memorial.A full-scale airworthy replica with many original parts, painted as A46-139, was based in the United States (N32CS) for some years but was recently sold to the Netherlands. It is now in flying condition and based at Antwerp International Airport.
QuoteThe CAC Wirraway (originally NA-16-2K) was first modified to British standards and equipment, then later models diverged further from the NA-16 in minor details such as the fitting of dive brakes etc. The sole surviving CA-1 Wirraway is A20-10, the 8th production Wirraway, effectively a licence built NA-16-2K, and held at the Australian National Aviation Museum. A total of 10 are on the Australian civil aircraft register. Further museum examples (in Australia unless noted) are at Temora Aviation Museum, Australian National Aviation Museum, Aviation Heritage Museum, Museum of Victoria, Queensland Air Museum, RAAF Museum (Stored) and the Fantasy of Flight (Florida - stored).
Quote from: Flyer on October 19, 2016, 03:24:49 AM...the Australian National Aviation Museum at Moorabin airport: http://www.aarg.com.au/...
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