HARS now has available a book about QANTAS’ first Boeing 747-400. VH-OJA, or City of Canberra, is a significant piece of QANTAS’ history that still holds the record for the longest delivery flight of a commercial airliner. VH-OJA served for more than 25 years, and is now a featured attraction […]
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. […]
Get your hands dirty and take part in something truly historic! HARS is always on the lookout for enthusiastic and energetic people who wish to take part in recording and preserving our national aviation history. Are you or a friend interested in joining our tour guide and reception/shop staff ranks? […]
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.