Posts Tagged ‘planes’

Another look at RAAF Williams

A few months ago I took a look at the control tower that once stood sentry over the former RAAF Williams airfield in the Melbourne suburb of Laverton – today I’m going for a drive down the runway to the heritage listed aircraft hangars.

Lineup of six aircraft hangars at RAAF Williams

Melbourne’s abandoned airfield

For anyone who frequents the western suburbs of Melbourne, this sight should be familiar. So what is the story behind the abandoned control tower?

Sun sets on the abandoned control tower

Elvis has left the building

Over the weekend I was driving past Appleton Dock and found something interesting sitting on the wharf. So why was a firefighting helicopter sitting there?

Erickson Air-Crane firefighting helicopter N243AC at Appleton Dock

Combining planespotting with trainspotting

As you might know, railways are a major hobby of mine, with aviation being a side interest. Who says you can’t combine the two?

Etihad Airways A340-600 A6-EHJ in a Formula 1 promotional livery