Thursday, January 31, 2019

Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast (pt.2)

In part two (of four) of our look at QAM, we take a stroll around ex-Pearl Aviation Beechcraft B200 Super King Air VH-FII which until 2012, was used as a Flight Inspection aircraft to periodically evaluate navigational aids (NAVAIDS) to ensure accurate and safe operations of these vital pieces of equipment at airports.

Photo's depicting ex-Queensland Pacific Mohawk 298 VH-HIX and ex-Airlines of Tasmania de Havilland 2D/A1 Heron VH-KAM have also been shared.   

Beechcraft B200 VH-FII.

Mohawk 298 VH-HIX.

de Havilland 2D/A1 Heron VH-KAM.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast (pt.1)

Founded in 1974 to collect and preserve aviation heritage, the Queensland Air Museum (QAM) is a not-for-profit, community owned aviation museum located at Caloundra Airport, Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Apart from whole aircraft, the QAM also preserves aircraft engines, aircraft components, artefacts, photographs and books.

To learn more about QAM, click onto the following link :

To begin our four-part look at QAM, ex-Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) General Dynamics F-111C A8-129, ex-Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) de-Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou A4-173, Cessna 336 Skymaster VH-CMY and Piaggio P166 VH-BHK and are first to be featured.

Queensland Air Museum.

General Dynamics F-111C A8-129.

de-Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou A4-173.


Cessna 336 Skymaster VH-CMY.

Piaggio P166 VH-BHK.