Welcome to the RAAF Museum. Housed at Point Cook (near Melbourne), the birthplace of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force, the museum tells one of Australia's most important aviation stories, that of the second oldest air force in the world.
Check our location and opening hours before visiting. Admission is free but visitors over 16 will need photo ID to enter the RAAF Base.
Our Interactive Flying Displays are presented at 1pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.
Take a 360° tour of all hangars at the RAAF Museum.
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The Friends of the RAAF Museum are proud to present the
2014 George Merz Memorial Lecture;
dedicated to the first Australian airman to be killed in combat.
The Bell UH-1 Iroquois in Vietnam
7:00pm Friday November 21 2014
RAAF Museum Technology Hangar
Members are reminded to make sure they book their places as seating is strictly limited (max 100 tickets available). Each member is allowed up to two guests. Tickets are $10.00 each which includes refreshments.
The lecture will be presented by a panel of four speakers, three of whom were directly involved with the operations of the Bell UH-1 "Huey" Iroquois helicopter during the Vietnam war. Each speaker will present for 20mins and at the conclusion of the presentations the floor will be opened up for questions.
Confirmed Presenters in order of speaking:
- Pilot - WGCDR Nick Leray-Meyer (Retd), Flight Commander 9 Sqn in Vietnam,
- Maintenance - AVM Mac Weller (Retd), Senior Engineering Officer 9 Sqn in Vietnam,
- Crewman/Gunner - WOFF Rob Swanwick, 9 Sqn Iroquois Gunship Loadmaster and Aircrew Gunner
- Customer - WO Ian Kurning (Retd), Australian Army Training Team Vietname (AATV) Mobile Assist Training Team #4 (MATT 4).
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