CAHS Meeting Programme - 2005

Unless otherwise stated:

1. Meetings commence at 1.00 pm sharp.

2. A light lunch is available from 12 noon prior to each meeting. Cost is $2.00.

3. Meetings are at the Airways Museum - click here for location details.

4. Financial members receive a Meeting Notice ten days prior to each meeting.


Airways Museum Open Day:

26th November
(Saturday). 10 am to 4 pm.
Theme: Civil aviation in pre-independence Papua & New Guinea


Programme of Meetings:

9 February

Tour of Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, commencing 9.45 am, followed by lunch and tour of the Shrine of Remembrance. Members must book for this event. Contact Brian Wise on (03) 9842 3729 or

13 April
Speaker: Mr John O'Sullivan
Subject: Flight Service experiences, including time at Norfolk Island.

8 June
Speaker: Mr Geoff Goodall
Subject: Early airlines of Western Australia

10 August
Annual General Meeting

12 October
Due to illness, the scheduled talk by Mr John Waldron on the National Safety Council of Australia has had be be postponed. Our speaker will instead be:

Speaker: Capt John Laming
Subject: The Story of Air Nauru

14 December
Speaker: Mr John McPhee
Subject: The 1953 London to Christchurch Air Race (also see our web pages)


Friday Night Film Shows:

Featuring some of the 16mm films from our archive. Museum opens at 6.30 pm and the film show starts at 7.30pm. Tea & coffee at interval. Admission $2.

13 May
Theme: Air safety - programme here

9 September
Theme: Civil Aviation in Papua & New Guinea

View or download our dodger (.pdf, 252 KB)

Click here for the 2004 programme

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