Warbirds Online attended the 2016 Wings over Illawarra Airshow on the May Day long weekend and despite poor weather forecasts the conditions turned out to be excellent for an Air Show. Several of the aircraft that were booked for the show were unable to attend for various operational and weather related issues but in general […]
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Warbirds Online promotes the restoration of historic Warbirds & connects historic aircraft owners & historians with news on the exciting developments in the Warbird world, particularly in Australia. While our focus is pre 1948 aircraft and aviation history we have an interest in any historic aircraft which are no longer currently serving. Our aim is to also share historical Warbird photographs and film and to preserve and promote their history.
Warbirds Online recently attended The Australian Vintage Aviation Society (TAVAS) Great Vintage Fly-In titled “A tribute to the Knights of the Sky” the fighter pilots of WWI, WWII and Beyond. The event was held over the recent ANZAC weekend 23 and 24th of April 2016 at the Caboolture airfield, Queensland. There was an excellent attendance […]Airshows, Australian Warbirds, Historic Aircraft, Vintage Aircraft, WW1 aircraft
Warbirds Online looks into the past of a Supermarine Spitfire restoration HF Mk.9 RR232 which was imported into Australia and then rebuilt to static standard and made its way to the UK where it was finally rebuilt to fly again. It was fairly unusual in the 1980’s in that the aircraft was not an Australian […]Australian Warbirds, Historic Aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects
Warbirds Online is pleased to announce that we have recently been involved in the ‘Heritage Disposal’ tender of 6 RAAF DHC-4 Caribou aircraft with the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre (QLD) Inc. (also operating as the Beaufort Restoration Group) which has secured preferred tender status on Caribou A4-228. This means that the AAHC Inc., in company […]Australian Warbirds, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects