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Caribous for HARS, Amrock Aviation

written by australianaviation.com.au | September 16, 2011
For sale by tender. (Dept of Defence)

RAAF Caribous are set to return to the skies with Defence announcing that two of the aircraft are being acquired by HARS (the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society), and seven going to Brisbane based Amrock Aviation.

The Illawarra based HARS will preserve its two Caribou in flying condition, with the support of Australian Aerospace, which provided deeper maintenance and through life support for the aircraft in RAAF service. HARS is also acquiring an additional propeller, no fewer than 15 engines and two spares packages.

“HARS’s work to preserve Australia’s flying aviation heritage will ensure that future generations can see the Caribou in action,” HARS president Bob De La Hunty said.

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“Our ability to transform the Caribou into a flying display would not have been possible without our supporters, including Australian Aerospace.”

The Caribous will operate from HARS’s Albion Park base alongside its extensive collection of flyable historic aircraft, including Lockheed Constellation ‘Connie’ and Lockheed Neptunes and Douglas DC-3s/C-47s.

Meanwhile, little known Brisbane company Amrock Aviation will use its Caribous for humanitarian aid missions to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, according to Defence.

Further, Caribou propellers will be given to Upwey RSL (Victoria), Clarence City Council (Tasmania), Caboolture Warflight and Heritage Museum (Queensland), Narromine Aviation Museum (NSW), Dorrigo RSL (NSW), Northampton RSL (WA) and Redlands RAAFA (Queensland).

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Caribous for HARS, Amrock Aviation

written by australianaviation.com.au | September 16, 2011
For sale by tender. (Dept of Defence)

RAAF Caribous are set to return to the skies with Defence announcing that two of the aircraft are being acquired by HARS (the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society), and seven going to Brisbane based Amrock Aviation.

The Illawarra based HARS will preserve its two Caribou in flying condition, with the support of Australian Aerospace, which provided deeper maintenance and through life support for the aircraft in RAAF service. HARS is also acquiring an additional propeller, no fewer than 15 engines and two spares packages.

“HARS’s work to preserve Australia’s flying aviation heritage will ensure that future generations can see the Caribou in action,” HARS president Bob De La Hunty said.

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“Our ability to transform the Caribou into a flying display would not have been possible without our supporters, including Australian Aerospace.”

The Caribous will operate from HARS’s Albion Park base alongside its extensive collection of flyable historic aircraft, including Lockheed Constellation ‘Connie’ and Lockheed Neptunes and Douglas DC-3s/C-47s.

Meanwhile, little known Brisbane company Amrock Aviation will use its Caribous for humanitarian aid missions to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, according to Defence.

Further, Caribou propellers will be given to Upwey RSL (Victoria), Clarence City Council (Tasmania), Caboolture Warflight and Heritage Museum (Queensland), Narromine Aviation Museum (NSW), Dorrigo RSL (NSW), Northampton RSL (WA) and Redlands RAAFA (Queensland).

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Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

Caribous for HARS, Amrock Aviation

written by australianaviation.com.au | September 16, 2011
For sale by tender. (Dept of Defence)

RAAF Caribous are set to return to the skies with Defence announcing that two of the aircraft are being acquired by HARS (the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society), and seven going to Brisbane based Amrock Aviation.

The Illawarra based HARS will preserve its two Caribou in flying condition, with the support of Australian Aerospace, which provided deeper maintenance and through life support for the aircraft in RAAF service. HARS is also acquiring an additional propeller, no fewer than 15 engines and two spares packages.

“HARS’s work to preserve Australia’s flying aviation heritage will ensure that future generations can see the Caribou in action,” HARS president Bob De La Hunty said.

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“Our ability to transform the Caribou into a flying display would not have been possible without our supporters, including Australian Aerospace.”

The Caribous will operate from HARS’s Albion Park base alongside its extensive collection of flyable historic aircraft, including Lockheed Constellation ‘Connie’ and Lockheed Neptunes and Douglas DC-3s/C-47s.

Meanwhile, little known Brisbane company Amrock Aviation will use its Caribous for humanitarian aid missions to Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, according to Defence.

Further, Caribou propellers will be given to Upwey RSL (Victoria), Clarence City Council (Tasmania), Caboolture Warflight and Heritage Museum (Queensland), Narromine Aviation Museum (NSW), Dorrigo RSL (NSW), Northampton RSL (WA) and Redlands RAAFA (Queensland).

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