Category Archives: F-111

F-111 put together for Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Museum

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The F-111 has landed at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome

Well the last of the F-111’s has arrived at Evans Head.  Six were given on permanent loan to Museums around Australia with Evans Head being the lucky recipient for one of them. Now to put it all together. A8-147 was … Continue reading

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F-111 Wings Arrive at Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome

It was an exciting morning with the wings for the F-111 A8-147 arriving at the State Heritage Listed Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome. Quite a number of onlookers were on hand to watch the large semi with boxed wings on board … Continue reading

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Bellman Hangar Restoration at Evans Head Nearing Completion

In April VWD reported that the last of the Bellman Hangars at the State Heritage Listed  Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome was being restored and would soon become home to the one remaining F-111 of six being loaned out to various … Continue reading

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Historic Bellman Hangar at Evans Head Undergoes Refit for F-111

More than 5,500 personnel trained at No. 1 Bombing and Gunnery School and No. 1 Air Observers School at Evans Head during World War II under the Empire Air Training Scheme.  17 Bellman Hangars were built at the time to … Continue reading

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More News on Hangar Owners Victory at Evans Head

Editor:  The following story has been sourced from the facebook site “Great Eastern Fly-In Evans Head 2013”  See also previous story VICTORY IS SWEET IN A VERY DIRTY DOGFIGHT WHICH SHOULD NOT HAVE HAPPENED IN THE FIRST PLACE AT EVANS … Continue reading

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Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Hangar Owners Vindicated

The owners of two long term hangars on the Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (see picture above) were vindicated today in the Supreme Court in Sydney when they won their battle to keep the caveats they had in place to protect … Continue reading

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Stop Press: Octogenarian Aviator Returns from WA

Veteran Pilot Ron Fisher has returned to Evans Head after his long flight delivering  the plane he built to WA (see story 4 Feb 2012).

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