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Southern Cross II wing passes the test

Work to rebuild the wing of the flying replica of Sir Charles Kingsford Smith’s Fokker F7/3M Southern Cross will now proceed after the structure passed a vital deflection test.  The wing was recently inverted and mounted in a heavy steel support, and then loaded with bricks supplied by local company M J Rowles.   Seen in […]

Wings Over Illawarra is on in May

Its on again!  Sunday 6th May.  Come to Illawarra Regional Airport and see a great airshow featuring DeHavilland and the return of the fabulous Caribou.  Also the Roulettes and other defence aircraft, Temora Aviation museum, cars, train rides and much more. Click on  WWW.woi.org.au  for details.   Dick Simpson photo.

Honour for HARS Secretary Ian Debenham

Ian Debenham, Secretary of the HARS Management Committee, was honoured in the recent Australia Day Awards with the Order of Australia Medal in recognition of his service to the research, documentation and preservation of Australia’s aviation history and heritage.