Australian Army Flying Museum – Queensland
Raised in 1912, the Australian Flying Corps was the branch of the Australian Army responsible for operating aircraft during World War I. The Flying Corps ceased operations in 1921 as the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) was formed. Army aviation again took to the skies in the 1950s during the Korean War and continues operations in the present-day Australian Army.
The Museum’s aircraft displays include;
- Full scale replicas of pre-World War 1 Beleriot, Deperdussin and Box Kite,
- World War 1 Bristol F2B, Sopwith Camel and Fokker DR1 Triplane.
- World War 2 designed and built warbird CAC Boomerang,
- 1950s Auster Mk 3,
- 1960s – 70s Bell 47 - Souix,
- Cessna Birddog,
- CAC Winjeel,
- Bell 206 – Kiowa, and
- UH-1H – Iroquois.
Other displays include artefacts, memorabilia and photographs from all eras, including that of the No 6 Aircraft Depot RAAF which occupied Oakey Airfield during World War II.
Open: Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and guided tours are available for the Display Hangar on request.
Our workshop is open Wednesdays and Thursdays with tours available by booking.
Contact the Museum on (07) 4577 7666 or by email: AustArmy.FlyingMuseum [at] defence.gov.au
30 September 2019Retired Army Banner laid up at Kapooka 25 September 2019Delivering the next generation of network assurance for the Australian Army 12 September 2019Friendships formed during Australian military skills competition 11 September 2019Dropping in the right direction 2 September 2019Taking the Hill