Wings Over Illawarra 2017: Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Showcase

The Saturday flying displays on May 6th, 2017 provided plenty of action during Wings Over Illawarra 2017 at Illawarra Regional Airport in NSW and the former RAAF de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou (No. 38 Squadron – A4-210) Short Take-Off and Landing (STOL) transport and Lockheed P2V-7 Neptune (No. 10 Sqn – A89-273) maritime patrol aircraft of the Historical… Read More Wings Over Illawarra 2017: Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Showcase

A Brief History of the Royal Australian Air Force: South East Asian Conflicts – 1950 to 1972

2014 marks the centenary of military aviation in Australia. To commemorate this I am writing a six-part series of articles on the key stages of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF): The Early Years – 1914 to 1939 (World War One and the interwar years), World War Two – 1939 to 1945, The Cold War… Read More A Brief History of the Royal Australian Air Force: South East Asian Conflicts – 1950 to 1972

WW2 Weekend 2013 (Part 1) – Bombers, Transports & Military Reenactors

The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania hosted their annual World War Two Weekend on June 7th to 9th, 2013. What an event! Despite inclement weather leading into the weekend it turned out pretty nice and plenty of flying was able to happen with many classic Warbirds from that era taking to the skies. On top of this… Read More WW2 Weekend 2013 (Part 1) – Bombers, Transports & Military Reenactors