Royal Australian Navy Bell 429 Dust Off!

A Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Bell 429 training helicopter made an appearance at the 2016 Tyabb Airshow. 3 are operated by RAN No. 723 Squadron in Nowra, NSW and are used to maintain and develop the skills of junior Naval helicopter aircrew (delivered in April 2012). Junior aircrew initially conduct lead in training in the Eurocopter AS350BA Squirrel… Read More Royal Australian Navy Bell 429 Dust Off!

2016 Tyabb Airshow – Winged and Wheeled Mustangs

The 2016 Tyabb Airshow held by the Peninsula Aero Club on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria had plenty of aerial action including a Commonwealth Aircraft Factory (CAC) CA-18 Mustang fighter (the Australian built variant of the North American P-51D Mustang). Other Mustangs were also present including aircraft and cars. CAC Mustang The flying CAC Mustang is owned… Read More 2016 Tyabb Airshow – Winged and Wheeled Mustangs

2016 Tyabb Airshow – Winged Warriors

This years Tyabb Airshow at the Peninsula Aero Club on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria was my first show at Tyabb for many years. I always enjoy going down there as it is a key warbird hub in Australia and that tradition continues. This show has always had a particularly heavy focus on warbirds and this was one not to miss (even though the cloud cover… Read More 2016 Tyabb Airshow – Winged Warriors