Warbirds Online continues our series on preserved CAC Wirraway aircraft, with A20-652, a CA-16, production number 1104, preserved at the Queensland Air Museum at Caloundra. This aircraft was delivered to the RAAF No 1 Air Depot from Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation on 04/07/44 and was allocated to the Pilot Test Training Flight on 06/07/44. The aircraft […]
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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 visited Caboolture Qld to view the major service being performed on Mustang A68-110, a CA-18 Mk.21, built at CAC Fisherman’s Bend, Construction No 1435 now registered as VH-MFT. We last reported on this aircraft undergoing maintenance in 2014. However on this occasion the Mustang is having a much deeper program of work […]Australian Warbirds, Warbird Restoration Projects, Warbirds
Warbirds Online recently travelled to Queensland to visit Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer VH-AIS which is presently residing at Bradfield airstrip near Atkinsons Dam in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley about 80Km North West of Brisbane. We travelled in style in the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre Queensland (AAHCQ) based Cessna O-1 Birdog VH-XVB and were expertly piloted by […]Historic Aircraft
The Australian Aviation Heritage Centre Queensland based at Caboolture had an early Christmas present when de Havilland DH.104 Dove 2 / Sea Devon C.20 c/n 04410 VH-DHI arrived at Caboolture from the nearby Redcliffe Queensland (Qld) airport on its delivery flight. The Dove/Devon has been acquired by several AAHCQ members and will be based at […]Historic Aircraft, RAN historic aircraft