Aviation Museum

Duty Cycle I spent the other Sunday fulfilling my quarterly obligation to perform a day’s desk duty at the South Australian Aviation Museum. Actually, ‘obligation’ is hardly fair. As the only thing expected of SAAM volunteers apart from a modest annual membership fee, I see my quarterly desk duty as excellent value for money. A Sunday spent greeting visitors and chatting with a couple of … Continue reading Aviation Museum

Hidden Treasure

  Recently, I’ve been photographing Vickers Vimy G-EAOU (not as easy as it sounds!). There are some  incredible aviation artefacts tucked away off the main tourist trails – and G-EAOU certainly qualifies. This is the actual aircraft that was flown by the Smith Brothers, Shiers and Bennett from Hounslow, England to (ultimately) Adelaide, Australia in November/December 1919. People have said it would have been like flying … Continue reading Hidden Treasure