Today we report on CockpitRockers based in Olching, Germany, a small team of Warbird enthusiasts which specializes in creating premium Warbird instrument panels for WWII fighters. In particular the group concentrates on Messerschmitt Bf 109, Supermarine Spitfire and North American P51 panels but also works on other types. The manufacturer commenced working on panels in […]
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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.
Today we commence the Caribou Diaries – “Memoirs of a Monster Move”. Warbirds Online is participating in the dismantling and relocation of RAAF Caribou A4-228 with the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre (QLD) Inc. along with other willing volunteers. It was a big day moving all the relevant equipment from Caboolture to Oakey Qld with everything […]Australian Warbirds, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects
The restoration of the RAAF Hawker Demon at the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre (QLD), Caboolture continues and Warbirds Online recently visited to take in the recent progress on this impressive rebuild for its owner Jack McDonald. The aircraft is now mounted on a trolley to facilitate movement about the hangar and allow easy access to […]Australian Warbirds, Historic Aircraft, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects
Warbirds Online attended the 2016 Wings over Illawarra Airshow on the May Day long weekend and despite poor weather forecasts the conditions turned out to be excellent for an Air Show. Several of the aircraft that were booked for the show were unable to attend for various operational and weather related issues but in general […]Airshows, Australian Warbirds, Historic Aircraft, RAAF historic aircraft, Warbird Restoration Projects