« previous next »
Barry piloting the  Puss Moth bi-plane  

Barry piloting the Puss Moth bi-plane

This was one of the type flown by Bert Hinkler on his last fateful flight. It has been restored to the same specifications that Hinkler's plane had in 1931.
Bundaberg Part One - Bert Hinkler, Aviator Extraordinaire

July 18th 2014
Our first stop today was the Botanic Gardens Hinkley Aviation Museum, which is a complex including the gardens, the aviation museum and Hinkley’s house, a sugar museum, a local historical museum and a steam sugar cane train. As we arrived we bumped into Ros and Arthur, who were just rushing off to do the tour of the Fairymead House Sugar Museum. We quickly bought our tickets and raced up there a ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Bundaberg

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
Tot: 1.394s; Tpl: 0.024s; cc: 9; qc: 11; dbt: 0.0058s; 1; m:saturn w:www (; sld: 2; ; mem: 1.3mb