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. […]
HARS crews will make the flight to Temora from their base at the Illawarra Regional Airport for Warbirds Downunder with four of Australia’s largest warbirds, the Lockheed Super Constellation (aka Connie), the DHC Caribou, the Douglas C-47 and the PBY Catalina Flying Boat. All four aircraft will take part in […]
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 […]
The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) is again this year supporting the Lawrence Hargrave memorial schools kite flying day held at Stanwell Tops. This annual event attracts many school children and is historically significant to the region and an important part of Australian aviation heritage. This year the HARS fleet […]
On Friday 8th August and Saturday 9th August HARS De Havilland Canada Caribou 234 ventured aloft to carry out crew training including flying circuits at Illawarra Regional Airport. Many people watched our graceful bird performing at its best on both days. Our file photo is from Tony Crampton.