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Sunday, September 22, 2019

In the Air with the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre and BEAUFORT A9-141

Built in Australia by the Department of Aircraft Production under licence to the Bristol Aeroplane Company, the Bristol Beaufort was arguably one of the most important aircraft employed in the defence of Australia during...
History. Melbourne Cup. Horse racing events. Australia.

The first Melbourne Cup on November 7th, 1861.

Tags: History. Melbourne Cup. Horse racing events. Australia. The running of 2018 Melbourne Cup was fast approaching and whilst punters around the country, and for that matter, around the world was already considering which of...
Caboolture Airfield. Historical Airplanes. Replicas. History. War

RENNI FORBES and the SOPWITH TRI-PLANE Replica

Tags: Caboolture Airfield. Historical Airplanes. Replicas. History. War In the Air with RENNI FORBES and the SOPWITH TRI-PLANE Replica It is probably fair to say that whenever the subject of tri-planes is mentioned, most people automatically think...
History. D Day. War. Military. Historical. WW2. WW1

History D-Day – Bribie Remembers those who answered the call

Tags: History. D Day. War. Military. Historical. WW2. WW1 The eleventh HOUR.....of the eleventh DAY.....of the eleventh MONTH.....we pause to remember those who gave their lives in War. Men and women from all over Australia fought...
History. Historical. Postcards. Deltiology

The history of postcards

Tags: History. Historical. Postcards. Deltiology REMEMBER TO SEND A POSTCARD This was always a regular request to someone heading off on a holiday somewhere. It is what lots of people did until about the 1970’s. Today...

In the Air with BRIBIE ISLAND RADIO MODELLERS ASSOCIATION

In the very first article of this series, I pointed out that I would devote each article to a person or organisation that is associated with the Caboolture Airfield but, as it so happens,...
Bribie Island History. Brisbane. Queensland. Historical.

History – LIGHT RAIL PLAN FOR BRIBIE ISLAND

Tags: Bribie Island History. Brisbane. Queensland. Historical. Back in 1924, the very first road was built on Bribie Island from Bongaree Jetty to the Ocean Beach. The one and only car on the island had...

ISLANDER EXTRAORDINAIRE – WAYNE (FLASH) FARLEY

Tags: Bribie Island history.  Brisbane. Queensland When our September Islander Extraordinaire was given his nickname because of his actions on the football field whilst still at school, I doubt that he even considered the possibility...
Bribie Island Historical Society

Bribie Island Historical Society held its 10 year Anniversary Annual General Meeting

HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF The Bribie Island Historical Society held its 10 year Anniversary Annual General Meeting last week. It has achieved so much over these years, with residents and visitors becoming increasingly aware of the...
Joy flights. Bribie Island. Brisbane

In the Air with KATHERINE SEITZ & Aviation Lovers Qld

Tags: Joy flights. Bribie Island. Brisbane There are some people to whom aviation is their source of income, others who simply rely on aviation as a means to travel quickly from one place to another...

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