HARS is pleased to announce that as of the 21st January 2017 an exclusive 747 cockpit experience will be available on our 747-438, VH-OJA. OJA holds the record as the first and only passenger aircraft to fly from London to Sydney non stop. Tours will be conducted by a 747 […]
On 27 November two HARS aircraft, the PBY-6A Catalina and P2V-7 Neptune, were present at RAAF Edinburgh to participate in celebrations to mark the arrival of the first Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft that will replace the ageing Orion fleet. HARS was invited to participate because, with our two […]
Sunday 21 August was a very important day for the HARS Aviation Museum and Australian aviation heritage with the arrival at Illawarra Regional Airport of the latest HARS acquisition, ex-Rovos Rail, Convair CV-440, ZS-ARV. The aircraft’s ferry flight commenced at Wonderboom, South Africa on 9 August 2016. As well as […]
Thursday 18th August 2016 is the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan, a significant battle involving Australian military personnel during the Vietnam War. HARS supported the anniversary celebrations with aircraft flypasts. On Sunday 14th August a HARS Caribou flew over the Vietnam memorial on Flagstaff Hill in Wollongong. […]
In mid-April 2016 our Macchi gate guardian was erected outside the main door to the museum. She adds a new dimension of welcome to the museum. Thanks to the team who worked so hard on her for a long time.