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Wings Over Illawarra Airshow May 2014 Part 1

The annual Wings Over Illawarra airshow was held on May 4 2014 and for the first time since 2007, the flying program was nearly blown away. Strong and nearly constant winds hung around the NSW south coast all day and … Continue reading

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Aerohunter warbird operations

Soaring above Cessnock and the surrounding Hunter Valley, doing loops, wing overs, barrel rolls and pulling Gs, is all in a days work for Aerohunter, as they take their customers through exhilarating aerobatic / combat manoeuvres, adventure rides or more … Continue reading

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POINT COOK – CMA 2014

March 1 and 2 2014 at RAAF Williams, Point Cook, Victoria, Australia, saw the world’s oldest continually operated military air base host a once in life time event – its 100th anniversary which also at same time commemorated the first … Continue reading

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Sydney – NYE 2013/2014 photos

2013/2014 – Sydney New Year Eve firework show was as usual …..spectacular and interesting. With a cloud overcast and windy cold weather somewhat feeling…still over a million people to the harbour….. as usual…. It was very crowded but I was … Continue reading

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Xmas lights in Northern Sydney

I spent a few hours last week driving around northern Sydney photoing lights people had put up on display outside or on top of their homes. Many other people also were out and about photoing the xmas lights. I covered … Continue reading

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2 WARS and PEACETIME FLYING – LEIGH “LADDIE” HINDLEY BOOK REVIEW

2 WARS AND PEACETIME JOYS – THE FLYING CAREER OF LADDIE HINDLEY TRAINING Leigh “Laddie” Hindley grew up in the 1930s in Goulburn, NSW. Finishing school in 1941, Laddie decided to join the Australian Imperial Force. His parents thought the … Continue reading

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DARWIN AVIATION MUSEUM – THE AUSTRALIAN AVIATION HERITAGE CENTRE

DARWIN / NT AVIATION HERITAGE Darwin, capital of the Northern Terrirtory has played an important part in the history of aviation within Australia, with numerous historical events taking place. One of the earliest was in 1919 when a Vickers Vimy … Continue reading

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