Warbirds Online continues to report on the work being carried out by Vintage Fighter Restorations at Scone NSW on two very historic Supermarine Spitfires, both of which have an excellent WWll provenance, Supermarine Spitfire IX MH 603 and Supermarine Spitfire MH415. Spitfire IX MH 603 Since our last report more progress has been made on […]
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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.
One of the best looking of the immediate post WWII Naval fighter aircraft was the Hawker Sea Hawk which had its genesis in a war time design but did not fly until 1947. The aircraft was one of the first British designed Jet powered naval fighters. The aircraft featured good range and armament and was […]Airshows, Cold War, Fighter Aircraft, Warbirds
A species of radial engined “Warbird” which is becoming increasingly rare is the Convair CV-240, 340 440 series of medium transports and their military derivations. Warbirds Online was recently at the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS Aviation Museum) at Albion Park NSW to view Convair CV-440, ZS-ARV. She arrived on the 21 August 2016 after […]Aviation Museums, Historic Aircraft
Australia is home to a very unique Curtiss P40 aircraft – the only flying genuine P40F Merlin engine derivative of the famous P40 Hawk series of fighters. Owned and operated by Judy Pay of Tyabb Victoria the aircraft is P-40F-1-CU “Pee Wee” Serial Number 41-14112 Nose 106, built by Curtiss in Buffalo, New York during […]Australian Warbirds, Historic Aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects, Warbirds