Visitors will be welcome to come and see the rebuilt replica of Sir Charles Kingsford Smiths' Southern Cross II aircraft taxi down the tarmac at the HARS Aviation Museum this weekend, as part of the museum's January Tarmac Days.
Reader Mike Millett shares this archive footage of a replica of the first aircraft to fly from America to Australia before it was damaged 19 years ago. It's set to fly again soon after being restored at HARS.
A rebuilt replica of the aircraft that completed the first flight from America to Australia has made its first powered taxi run at HARS Aviation Museum.
HARS Aviation Museum will be exhibiting various types of Australian aircraft, including the Super Constellation “Connie”, which arrived in Australia in 1991 for restoration, former Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Neptune 273, ordered by Australia in 1951, and former Vietnam War RAAF Caribou, first ordered in 1963 to replace its existing Dakota aircraft.
Aviation enthusiast Rod Knights has completed his 12-year mission to recover A20-714, which ditched in the lake during a low training flyover in 1950.