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The two planes – a Mirage fighter A3-55 and a Winjeel trainer A85-403 – were restored by members of the Static Display Aircraft Support Section at RAAF Base Amberley.

Air Shows

However, the event has said the uncertainty around international travel means it will focus on aircraft available within the country.


At least seven people are dead and scores of others injured after a Boeing B-17G owned by Collings Foundation crashed in the United States.

Air Shows

The skies over Tocumwal along the New South Wales-Victorian border were filled with aircraft both old and not-so-old over the weekend as the town held its inaugural airshow.


Qantas entered the jet era on July 29 1959 when a Boeing 707-138B took off from Sydney bound for San Francisco via Nadi in Fiji and Honolulu, Hawaii.


This story from the Australian Aviation archives is from June 2012, when Phillip Mckinnon wrote about the 75th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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