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Australian Aviation Museum

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Australian Aviation Museum

Australian Aviation Museum, is located on Starkie Drive, Bankstown Airport in the suburb of Bankstown The Museum was opened by the then Prime Minister the Hon. Paul Keating in February, 1994, and showcases the history and future of aviation, space technology and the progress in world aviation.

The Australian Aviation Museum has on display a mock up Boeing 747-400 which is used as a Movie set. It has been used in films such as Mission Impossible II, the Lost (TV series), Foxtel's the Pam Ann Show and many other productions. The Movie Set has a detailed Cockpit with Galleys, First, Business and Economy Seats.

The Museum boasts the world's only Fawcett 120 which was manufactured at Bankstown,[1]

Notable aircraft in collection

Dassault Mirage Transavia PL-12 Airtruk Rare Fawcett 120 de Havilland Dove (Sea Devon C-20)
Feast Circle CW Aircraft Douglas DC3 (C47 Dakota) HS-748 Surveillance Aircraft Wheeler Tweetie Hang Glider
Harley Newman Gyrocopter AUSTRALIA II Short C Class Empire Flying Boat Model Example Example
Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer de Havilland Drover MIG 15 Clancy Skybaby
de Havilland Heron Luton Major LA5 Volmer VJ 22 Sportsman Amphibian Mayfly 3 Pedal Powered Aircraft
SE5A Replica Corby Starlet Link Trainer Beechcraft Model 35 V Tail Bonanza


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External links

  • Australian Aviation Museum, Bankstown

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