Aviation Museums

and airworthy collections


Historical Aircraft Restoration Society

Airport Rd & Boomerang Ave, Albion Park Rail, NSW 2527

Airworthy Collection

(March 2017)

Formed in 1979, the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) is based at Illawarra Regional Airport New South Wales and is dedicated "To recover and where possible restore to flying condition, aircraft or types of aircraft that have played a significant part in Australian Aviation History both in the Civil and Military arenas". As well as Airworthy Aircraft the society also display static aircraft.

Aircraft seen at the Australian International Airshow, Avalon 2015 & 2017

de Havilland DHC-4 Caribou

VH-VBB / A4-234

Consolidated PBY-6A Catalina

VH-PBZ / A24-362

Lockheed P2H (P2V-7) Neptune

VH-IOY / A89-273

Lockheed C-121C Super Constellation

VH-EAG / #4176

also Airworthy

(March 2017)

de Havilland DHC-4 Caribou

VH-VBA / A4-210

Lockheed P2H (P2V-7) Neptune

VH-LRR / 147566

CAC CA-25 Winjeel (Young Eagle)

VH-EAD / A84-435

Cessna 310B


de Havilland DHA-3 Drover


de Havilland DH-82 Tiger Moth


North American NA-16 Texan/Harvard/SNJ


Douglas DC3

(aka C-47, Dakota, Skytrain, Gooney Bird)

VH-EAF / A65-94 and VH-EAE / A65-95

also static

Boeing 747-438 (VH-OJA)

CAC CA-27 Sabre (A94-901)

English Electric Canberra (WT492 / A84-502)

GAMD (CAC built CA-29) Mirage IIIO (A3-42)

General Dynamics F-111C (A8-109)

Hawker Hunter FR-74S (XF437)

Piaggio P-166 Portofino (c/n 365)

under restoration

Auster Autocar J5G (VH-NVY)

De Havilland Vampire T35 (A79-637 & A79-665)

Douglas DC4 / C-54 Skymaster (VH-EAY / ex VH-PAF)

Fokker FVIIB “Southern Cross” Replica (VH-USU)

Grumman S-2G Tracker (N12-152812)

Messerschmitt Bf 108 (NORD 1002)

Let L-200 Morava (VH-EMV)