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GUEST SPEAKER at March meeting

Web Administrator - Thursday, January 30, 2020

THE JAGUAR DRIVERS CLUB OF AUSTRALIA

PRESENTATION TO MARCH 2020 MEETING

PRESERVING AUSTRALIA’S AVIATION HERITAGE –

HARS AND WINGS OVER ILLAWARRA

17th March 2020

This presentation will be mainly A-V based and provide many illustrations of the following topics:-

*The (diminishing) range of organisations that currently preserve aviation heritage in Australia

* The collection at HARS - located mainly at Albion Park Rail NSW and Parkes NSW

* Wings Over Illawarra – the only annual air show now run in Australia

* Two selected  HARS projects:- The ex -John Travolta Boeing 707 project ,and the HARS Navy Heritage Flight- especially the (now flying again) ex RAN Fleet Air Arm S2 Grumman Tracker which flew for the first time in over twenty years and is planned to feature at WOI 2020 on 03/04 May 2020

Presenter: Professor Michael Hough AM

Michael is a long-term member of our Club (45 Years) is a long term Mk 2 owner of nearly 50 years. He is a senior member of the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society, is the Project leader of the HARS Navy Heritage Flight, and he was the founding co-ordinator of the WOI (Wings Over Illawarra) Air Show - which is now the largest 2 day regional tourism event in NSW.

Michael is a living example that you can be a fanatic across a range of interests as well as Jaguars! (He is also an active member of the MG Car Club of Sydney)




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