A DAY AT THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL AVIATION MUSEUM MOORABBIN

The story of Australian aviation goes back to people like Lawrence Hargrave, Ross and Keith Smith, Bert Hinkler, Charles Kingsford Smith, Nancy Bird-Walton, Hudson Fysh. Remarkable people who pioneered flight down under. They were larger than life characters – and so were the aircraft they […]

RON ENTSCH AND BUSHIES CREW WITH A DC-3 CAIRNS 1970s

REMEMBERING OUR FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND AVIATION PIONEERS

Tourism has been the basis of the far north Queensland economy for so long it’s hard to imagine how we managed without it. These days, most of our visitors arrive by air. Our tourism industry owes its existence to aeroplanes and the people who pioneered […]

NEVILLE MITCHELL'S BROTHER FRANK AT THE MAS BOOKING OFFICE

CAN YOU HELP TELL THE STORY OF MITCHELL AERIAL SERVICES

In the years after World War Two, aviation became the life-blood of far north Queensland. Pilots and planes kept remote communities supplied, and helped deliver medical care. Air services could get through when the wet season closed roads. Life in those communities would have been […]