The Aircraft Collection
From an aircraft perspective, the museum features 16 fixed and rotary wing aircraft, each of which played a significant role in the history of Australia’s army aviation heritage. The Museum’s Collection comprises:
The collection also features in its collection, an Allison V–1710 Engine, a Rolls Royce Merlin Engine, the Spitfire A58–27 Project – a remarkable long-term project to build a Spitfire from scratch, following the original engineering drawings and a Vickers Machine Gun.
If you’re an aviation enthusiast or indeed are interested in one aspect of the history of the Darling Downs area, The Museum Of Australian Army Flying at Oakey is certainly worth a visit. More information is available on the Museum’s website at www.161recceflt.org.au/MAAF/homepage.htm