A pleasant surprise for all Warbird enthusiasts in Australia was the recent announcement by Archerfield Qld based Fighter Pilot that they are importing a Supermarine Spitfire XVIe, RAF Serial TE392 from the USA. The aircraft is a single seater and will be based at Archerfield for use as a display aircraft. Until recently the aircraft […]
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Warbirds Online continues our series on Australian Flying Corps (AFC) aircraft of WWI and today we feature the Airco DH.5 Scout of 1916. This Scout (Fighter) aircraft was designed by the famous Captain Geoffrey de Havilland and was unique in that the top wing of the biplane was moved to the rear of the lower wing […]Australian Flying Corps, Australian Warbirds, Historic Aircraft, WW1 aircraft
Today we share an update on the restoration by Ian Baker of CAC Boomerang A46-140, a RAAF CA-13 C/N 963 , which regular readers will know has been sold to a customer and is being rebuilt by Ian for the new owner. The aircrafts fuselage shell frame is now completed and is about to be removed for […]Australian Warbirds, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects, Warbirds