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3 months ago

100 Squadron re-established by RAAF after a 75 year absence

100 SQN Beaufort aircraft were the first aircraft to land at the newly-built Mareeba airstrip in May 1942, 3 months after the Squadron was ... See more

4 months ago

Happy New Year All!

Kicking off the year with a new slab for our restoration area.

5 months ago
Photos from FNQ Aviation Museum's post

Before and after of todays efforts cleaning up the DC3 wings. A lot easier & safer doing it while on the ground!
Tailwheel leg is off waiting for repairs.

5 months ago

Thanks to this top bloke for donating some aviation relics which have been collected over the years!

Rolph at Aerosmith Welding will also be helping repair weld our cracked DC3 tail leg made out of ... See more

5 months ago
Photos from FNQ Aviation Museum's post

Three former Virgin ATR 72 aircraft arrived in Mareeba over the last week from Melbourne as a result of the Virgin Australia fleet restructure.

The 68 seater aircraft makes it one of the larger ... See more

5 months ago
On 100th anniversary of Qantas, three outback towns lay claim to being the airline's true birthplace

Today marks the 100th anniversary of Qantas' beginning in regional Queensland on the 16th November 1920.

"Qantas was conceived in Cloncurry, born in Winton and grew up in ... See more

When aviation pioneers Hudson Fysh and Paul McGinness founded an airline to link remote townships, they sparked a friendly, century-long rivalry between three centres, all of which claim to be home ... See more

5 months ago
Mareeba Shire Council

Don't forget Remembrance Day this Wednesday at 11am. Lest we forget.

At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns on the Western Front fell silent after more than four years of continuous warfare. The Mareeba and Mount Molloy RSL Sub-Branches will be holding ceremonies this ... See more

6 months ago

The Australian Aviation Museum National Network AGM & conference is underway for the first time today virtually.

The FNQAM is part of the Australia wide network which collaborates in the building, ... See more

6 months ago
Angela Toppin - Mayor Mareeba Shire Council

Many thanks to our Mayor, Angela Toppin for chairing the FNQAM AGM last weekend. We are very grateful for your and Council's ongoing support

I had the pleasure of attending the Far North Qld Aviation Museum 2020 AGM. Congratulations to the incoming Executive and best wishes for the year ahead.

6 months ago

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