Many aircraft on display were built or restored at Serpentine, and this free event is an opportunity for SABC members to show the public the results of their many hours of effort in building or restoring aircraft. A number of aircraft also flew in from other areas of Western Australia. Weather was clear blue skies and the number of participating aircraft was better than the Fly-in.
This brought together a number of kindred spirits interested in preserving older and historic gliders. The Museum membership now exceeds The Museum has since collected gliders from around Australia, many of which were facing neglect or destruction.
A radio-controlled aircraft often called RC aircraft or RC plane is a small flying machine that is controlled remotely by an operator on the ground using a hand-held radio transmitter. The transmitter communicates with a receiver within the craft that sends signals to servomechanisms servos which move the control surfaces based on the position of joysticks on the transmitter. The control surfaces, in turn, affect the orientation of the plane.
For sale is a single seat microlight aircraft, complete with purpose built trailer. The wing on this aircraft remains attached for quick setup. Total time 85 hours airframe and engine. Engine Kawasaki A, electric start.
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I triplane wears the vivid red livery of German fighter ace Manfred von Richthofen. Darren Mottram. The word had gone around: they were about to do a ground engine run on the Fokker E.
Warbird Restoration and Maintenance Links. If you've watched and listened in fascination as a magnificent old airplane flew by, you have more than just the pilot or owner to thank. There are usually many behind-the-scenes people who labored to restore the airplane to flying condition, and many more who make sure that the airplane remains safely airworthy.
I have been writing stories about aviation history for about nine years now. It is not something I thought I would ever do, but by my estimation I am beyond 2. While quantity is certainly not a great metric of creative historical writing, it is indeed a measure of the joy that I have found in my research, writing and publishing. The singular most important driver of this output is the rich textual and visual record found on the internet.
Australia has a rich and diverse aviation history, much of which can be found in museums throughout the country. Some dedicated enthusiasts have resurrected many old aircraft to flying status, particularly World War 2 WW2 and Korean vintage aircraft. However one particular area of aviation history that has not been as well represented here is WW1 aircraft and the aircraft that immediately preceded and post dated that war.