HARS Navy Heritage Flight a Step Closer


FORMER NAVY WESSEX HELICOPTER BEING RELOCATED TO HARS AVIATION MUSEUM

Unloading at HARS, Illawarra Regional Airport, on Wednesday 6 February at 3pm

Australia’s Navy aviation heritage will take a significant step to preservation when a former RAN Wessex helicopter arrives at the HARS Aviation Museum, at Illawarra Regional Airport, on Wednesday afternoon.

The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) has been selected as the preferred tenderer to acquire selected aircraft and spares previously operated by the RAN’s Fleet Air Arm at Nowra. This tender outcome is the result of over 14 years of dialogue between the RAN and HARS to develop acceptable ways of preserving Naval Aviation heritage, a dialogue which resulted in a restricted tender process where Australian Heritage Organisations were invited to tender to acquire the whole set of aircraft and spares.

For more details read the media release here.