Royal Australian Air Force
Newest data shown in red New February 16, 2018
RAAF Caribous On Display
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Australian War Memorial's annex in Mitchell, Canberra
RAAF Museum at
nose section of A4-159 has been bought by the
Used as training aid at Richmond Air Base, NSW
On display at the Queenslans Air Museum in Caloundra
Historic Aircraft Restoration Society 09/2014. Fuselage minus tail section,
engines and outer wings trucked to Albion Park Airport, New South Wales
Stored at the Oakey Army Airfield near
Toowoomba, Queensland awaiting government disposal plan approval.
Allocated to Museum of
Australian Army Flying, will remain at Oakey Army Airfield Queensland
On display outside RAAF Base Townsville,
At the Australian Aerospace overhaul
facility at Brisbane Airport minus wings, tail feathers and props.
The successful tenderer was the
Vietnam Veteran's Museum on Phillip Island Victoria
at Oakey Army Base and used for spare parts.
with A4-234 and 6 semi trailer loads of spare parts by Historic Aircraft
Restoration Society 09/2011. Intended to fly for another 20 years as the
"Vietnam Veterans Memorial Flight". Departed Oakey 29/10/2011 for Albion Park
Airport New South Wales. Civil registration VH-VBA
South Australian Aviation Museum Adelaide.
Australian Aviation Heritage Centre at
Vietnam Veteran's Museum on Phillip Island, Victoria. (Also
Acquired along with A4-210 and 6 semi trailer loads of spare parts by
Historic Aircraft Restoration Society 09/2011. Intended to fly for another 20
years as the "Vietnam Veterans Memorial Flight". Departed Oakey 2/11/2011 for
Albion Park New South Wales. Civil registration VH-VBB.
On display RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage
Used as training aide at Richmond Air Base, NSW
Aircraft Restoration Society. It will go to their annex at Parkes New South
Wales. As operators of two airworthy Caribou it will also be an important source
of spares should the need arise.
Nose section is in the small RAAF
Memorial Aerodrome Heritage Aviation Association Queensland
|A4-140 stored at Australian War Memorial's Annex, Mitchell, ACT (Wal Nelowkin)|
CAN YOU HELP - The team rebuilding A4-173 are in desperate need of engine cowls and undercarriage for A4-173
|The Queensland Air Museum is located at
Caloundra Aerodrome on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, approximately
100 km north of Brisbane.
On October 11, 2001 Ex RAAF Caribou A4-173 (cn # 174) was sold to the Queensland Air Museum.
February 2, 2002 - Rear fuselage removed at RAAF Amberly Base and trucked to Coloundra.
April 30, 2002 - Remainder of aircraft arrived at Caloundra.
October 9, 2002 - A pair of wings, a fin and tail arrived at Caloundra by road from RAAF Richmond Base (These components were removed from Caribou A4-164.
March 23, 2010 -
The nose section of A4-159 bought by the
Visit their web site at: http://www.qam.com.au/aircraft/caribou/A4-173.htm
They are hopeful of finding enough parts to make it externally complete. It might be a while before contemplate painting the airplane but when we do it is
probable that we will paint it with the star and bars on one wing as it was when fitted with a US Army donor wing in Vietnam.
(Information supplied by Ron Cuskelly)
section of A4-159 has been bought by the
>>> Open cockpit weekend 2010 (David Geck)
on April 1, 2006. (Dave
Wilson) Check out his great
.>>> Ex RAAF A4-173 (c/n # 173) on the ramp at RAAF Amberley Base. (Photo Nick Sayer)
|A4-199 with 35 SQN on display at the RAAF Base Townsville, Queensland|
Caribou poster display at the RAAF Museum at RAAF Base Williams in Point Cook, Victoria