It has been some years since a new CAC Mustang restoration has taken to the skies in Australia. There were previously 6 CAC Mustangs and a single North American P51D flying in Australia, however a number of these are undergoing rebuild or deep maintenance. A new entrant to the CAC Mustang fleet was the recently […]
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The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society at Albion Park NSW operates a large fleet of “heavy metal” piston engine aircraft. One of the significant types in the collection is a PBY-6A Catalina. The Catalina is a type of great historic value to Australia and the RAAF acquired approximately 168 Catalinas both amphibians and flying boat versions […]Australian Warbirds, Aviation Museums, Historic Aircraft, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects
For the 100 year anniversary commemorating WWI Warbirds Online visits the AWM to view the second of two genuine original WWI German aircraft in the collection of the AWM, the Pfalz D.XII Scout . Previously we covered the Albatros D.Va single engine biplane scout/fighter aircraft, serial no. D5390/17. However, the second aircraft is even rarer […]Aviation Museums, Historic Aircraft, Vintage Aircraft, WW1 aircraft