Felix (Catalina) Returns Home

Back in October the HARS Catalina (Felix) set off north to participate in the Rathmines Catalina Festival.  Unfortunately Felix experienced an engine problem that forced a diversion to Rutherford (near Maitland) for an extended stay.  The Catalina team performed a precautionary engine change and the team brought her home an […]

4 Generations of Maritime Patrol Aircraft on Display

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 […]

HARS Supports Warbirds Downunder at Temora Aviation Museum on 20 & 21 November, 2015

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 […]