One of the rarest Supermarine Spitfires surviving is also one of the last constructed and it resides here in Australia at the RAAF Association Aviation Heritage Museum, Bull Creek, WA. The Mk 22 Spitfire was powered by the Rolls-Royce Griffon 65 supercharged V12, 2,050 hp (1,530 kW) at 8,000 ft (2,438 m which drove an 11 […]
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RAAF Warbird bombers of the WWII era are extremely rare and especially a Lockheed Hudson. At present there is only a single Lockheed Hudson flying anywhere in the world and this aircraft is an RAAF WWII veteran with operational service. Lockheed Hudson A16-112 was built in the USA at the Lockheed Aircraft Corp., Burbank, California, […]Australian Warbirds, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects, Warbirds
Warbirds Online recently visited Ian Bakers workshop at Mittagong NSW to view the detailed work being undertaken on the components he is rebuilding and manufacturing for his aircraft. Warbird enthusiasts will be aware of Ian’s 3 Boomerang projects being A46-89, 90 and 140. Ian typically works on General Aviation designs and manufacture as well as components […]Australian Warbirds, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects, Warbirds