Evans Head Living Museum Contacts

The recovered engine of Hudson A16-198 being removed from the fishing trawler that found it.

The recovered engine of Hudson A16-198 being removed from the fishing trawler that found it. (via Dr Richard Gates)

If you have a connection to Lockheed Hudson A16-198 found in the waters off Evans Head or to the World War II history of Evans Head, why not get in contact with the Evans Head Living Museum on (02) 66682 6410 from 9-1pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday or email them at Evans Head Living Museum

Dr Richard Gates.

Dr Richard Gates. (Photo: Rhianna Patrick)

 

 

 

Twelve Days of Aircraft – Day Ten.

October's selection for the 2016 CanvasWings calendar

October’s selection for the 2016 CanvasWings calendar

Yesterday you chose the Vulcan, today flying WW1 aircraft.

Twelve Days of Aircraft. Day One.

In your first choice, pick between the Albatros at Omaka in April 2015.

Restoring an 80 year old Dakota.

C-47 Oklahoma Gal at Caboolture Aifield near Brisbane.

C-47 Oklahoma Gal at Caboolture Aifield near Brisbane.

 

Have you ever dreamed of owning your own aeroplane? Perhaps you’ve got a love of a particular type and one becomes available. But, it needs a bit of work, well quite a bit actually. Continue reading

Gallipoli Air War

The air war over Gallipoli is little known, in fact I knew very little and with the centenary of the ANZAC landings I was interested in finding out what happened in the sky over the battlefield.

I spoke to former RAAF Squadron Leader and now a military historian and author of “Gallipoli Air War” to find out more.

Bristol F.2b Fighter finds a new home at Caboolture.

It’s an aircraft type close to Australia, and the first true “Australian” aircraft operated by TAVAS, or The Australian Vintage Aviation Society. Continue reading

Countdown to Avalon – 3 Days to Go.

Well, the trade days started today, and it had a bit for everyone. From Small civilian aircraft to giant military cargo planes, they were all there. Some highlights for me were seeing the TAVAS WW1 aircraft up with their New Zealand counter parts – and we have some exciting news on that front to tell you about soon. Continue reading

Countdown to Avalon – 10 Days to Go.

Over the next couple of weeks I’ll be showing you a few of my favourite photographs from the Australian International Airshows of the past. Continue reading