Interactive Flying Displays
Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 1pm, see one of our heritage aircraft in flight and learn about the process in close-up detail. This program enables visitors to see, hear and smell what flying is all about. Best of all, it is absolutely free! Bookings are not required.
The Interactive Flying Displays feature a heritage aircraft in flight and may include an aerobatic display. Regular aircraft featured include the Winjeel, Harvard, CT4A, Sopwith Pup replica and Tiger Moth. Visiting aircraft, such as the DC3, Bird Dog or even a modern PC-9 are sometimes featured.
Old and young alike have fallen in love with this program that runs for most of the year (Christmas and New Year period excluded).
Come along and see what's flying! You will be able to ask questions of the pilot and hear his radio calls during flight. The program is ideal for families and children's groups.
If the weather is poor, the pilot will give a talk and answer questions inside the Museum instead of doing the flying display. This may occur without notice.
Developed from a personal aircraft flown by Harry Hawker in 1915, the Pup gained its nickname because it resembled a scaled-down Sopwith 1 ½ Strutter more..back to top
DH Tiger Moth
The RAAF Museum's newest aircraft is de Havilland Tiger Moth A17-692. Built by de Havilland Australia as Serial No. 824 for South Africa or Rhodesia, the aircraft was allotted RAF serial number DX781. more..back to top
Received from CAC Fisherman's Bend on 23 February 1950, Mustang A68-170 went straight into storage with No 1 Aircraft Depot Detachment B at Tocumwal, NSW. Ferried to RAAF Schofields via RAAF Fairbairn in August 1950, A68-170 was first operated by No 78 Wing. more..back to top
Completed in September 1956, Winjeel A85-439 was test flown at Avalon by CAC before issue to No 1 Aircraft Depot at RAAF Laverton on 4 November 1956. On 21 November, the aircraft was delivered to more..back to top
Developed in New Zealand as a military training version of the Australian-designed Victa Aircruiser, the prototype of the CT4A first flew on 23 February 1972. Ordered by the RAAF as a replacement for the Winjeel more..back to top