C-130J Hercules Due at Albion Park on Sunday

Australian Air Force Cadets from the Illawarra will have an in-flight experience courtesy of a RAAF C-130J on Sunday 6 September.  The C-130J is expected to arrive at Albion Park at 09:30, conduct the in-flight activities, and return to RAAF Richmond at 15:30. HARS will host the aircraft and crew while […]

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A "Squadron" of Mustangs Visiting VH-OJA

A “Squadron” of Mustangs Visit OJA

What is the collective noun for Ford Mustangs? We decided to call it a “squadron”. Here’s a “squadron” of Mustangs visiting VH-OJA. A group of Mustang owners were out for a nice drive in the sunshine. After a very satisfying lunch at the Albion Park Pub they decided to visit […]


B707 Fuselage Takes Shape

HARS recently acquired the cockpit and cabin section, forward of the wings, of former QANTAS VH-EAG/RAAF A20-627.   HARS members, with Project Manager Mike De La Hunty have quickly cleaned up the outside of the airframe that was covered in algae growth and the interior that was full of rubbish and bird […]

Photo courtesy of Matt de la Hunty

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HARS is Looking for New Members

HARS is looking for new members whom are willing to actively participate in the society’s activities.  Activities include Tour Guiding, General Duties, Reception and Shop duties, Mechanical – engine and airframe (both AMEs and LAMEs), and Ground Equipment. Volunteers can nominate the days they are able to attend HARS once they are allocated a […]


HARS Supports 35SQN Re-Formation

HARS put on a fine show at RAAF Richmond on the weekend of 8&9 August 2015. Caribou led the Dakota over the 35 Squadron Re-formation Colours Parade, watched by the Governor of NSW, Chief of Air Force and over 500 guests. The timing was perfect despite the variable nature of […]

Caribou & C-47 Crews @ RAAF Richmond for 35SQN Re-Formation