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Caboolture Aero Club hosts gathering of De Havilland aircraft

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 29, 2019
DH-82A VH-RVE 'Lady Ray' Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
DH-82A VH-RVE ‘Lady Ray’ Tiger Moth. (James Smith)

Caboolture Aero Club has played host to a gathering of about 40 De Havilland aircraft.

Aircraft began flying into Caboolture Airfield, located about 50km north of Brisbane’s international airport on Friday July 26 and continued to arrive on Saturday.

According to James Smith, the De Havilland variants on the ground at the event included a DH-85 Leopard Moth, DH-82 Tiger Moth, DH60M Moth, DHC-1 (mk10, 21 and 22) Chipmunk, DH-104 Dove (Ex-Royal Navy 781Sqn Sea Devon C.20 XJ324), DHA-3 Mk3 Drover VH-FDU (ex-Royal Flying Doctor Service) and DHC-4 Caribou (ex-Royal Australian Air Force 38Sqn, A4-228).

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A number of aircraft also took part in a flying display that was enjoyed by owners, pilots and members of the Caboolture Aero Club.

A selection of aircraft can be seen below. (All photographs by James Smith.)

A DH-82A VH-BGR Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
A DH-82A VH-BGR Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
A DH.87B Hornet Moth. (James Smith)
A DH.87B Hornet Moth. (James Smith)
A closer look at a DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A closer look at a DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A DHC-1 Mk22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A ex-Royal Australian Air Force DHC-4 Caribou. (James Smith)
A Genairco flies as part of the De Havilland gathering at Caboolture Aero Club. (James Smith)
A Genairco flies as part of the De Havilland gathering at Caboolture Aero Club. (James Smith)

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    Sadly, it was a private owners gathering only and not an airshow.

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Caboolture Aero Club hosts gathering of De Havilland aircraft

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 29, 2019
DH-82A VH-RVE 'Lady Ray' Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
DH-82A VH-RVE ‘Lady Ray’ Tiger Moth. (James Smith)

Caboolture Aero Club has played host to a gathering of about 40 De Havilland aircraft.

Aircraft began flying into Caboolture Airfield, located about 50km north of Brisbane’s international airport on Friday July 26 and continued to arrive on Saturday.

According to James Smith, the De Havilland variants on the ground at the event included a DH-85 Leopard Moth, DH-82 Tiger Moth, DH60M Moth, DHC-1 (mk10, 21 and 22) Chipmunk, DH-104 Dove (Ex-Royal Navy 781Sqn Sea Devon C.20 XJ324), DHA-3 Mk3 Drover VH-FDU (ex-Royal Flying Doctor Service) and DHC-4 Caribou (ex-Royal Australian Air Force 38Sqn, A4-228).

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A number of aircraft also took part in a flying display that was enjoyed by owners, pilots and members of the Caboolture Aero Club.

A selection of aircraft can be seen below. (All photographs by James Smith.)

A DH-82A VH-BGR Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
A DH-82A VH-BGR Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
A DH.87B Hornet Moth. (James Smith)
A DH.87B Hornet Moth. (James Smith)
A closer look at a DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A closer look at a DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A DHC-1 Mk22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A ex-Royal Australian Air Force DHC-4 Caribou. (James Smith)
A Genairco flies as part of the De Havilland gathering at Caboolture Aero Club. (James Smith)
A Genairco flies as part of the De Havilland gathering at Caboolture Aero Club. (James Smith)

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  • Matt

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    Sadly, it was a private owners gathering only and not an airshow.

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Caboolture Aero Club hosts gathering of De Havilland aircraft

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 29, 2019
DH-82A VH-RVE 'Lady Ray' Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
DH-82A VH-RVE ‘Lady Ray’ Tiger Moth. (James Smith)

Caboolture Aero Club has played host to a gathering of about 40 De Havilland aircraft.

Aircraft began flying into Caboolture Airfield, located about 50km north of Brisbane’s international airport on Friday July 26 and continued to arrive on Saturday.

According to James Smith, the De Havilland variants on the ground at the event included a DH-85 Leopard Moth, DH-82 Tiger Moth, DH60M Moth, DHC-1 (mk10, 21 and 22) Chipmunk, DH-104 Dove (Ex-Royal Navy 781Sqn Sea Devon C.20 XJ324), DHA-3 Mk3 Drover VH-FDU (ex-Royal Flying Doctor Service) and DHC-4 Caribou (ex-Royal Australian Air Force 38Sqn, A4-228).

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A number of aircraft also took part in a flying display that was enjoyed by owners, pilots and members of the Caboolture Aero Club.

A selection of aircraft can be seen below. (All photographs by James Smith.)

A DH-82A VH-BGR Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
A DH-82A VH-BGR Tiger Moth. (James Smith)
A DH.87B Hornet Moth. (James Smith)
A DH.87B Hornet Moth. (James Smith)
A closer look at a DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A closer look at a DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A DHC-1 Mk22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A DHC-1 Mk.22 Chipmunk. (James Smith)
A ex-Royal Australian Air Force DHC-4 Caribou. (James Smith)
A Genairco flies as part of the De Havilland gathering at Caboolture Aero Club. (James Smith)
A Genairco flies as part of the De Havilland gathering at Caboolture Aero Club. (James Smith)

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  • Matt

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    Sadly, it was a private owners gathering only and not an airshow.

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