CAHS Meeting & Museum Events Programme - 2013

Unless otherwise stated:

1. Meetings commence at 12 noon sharp.

2. A light lunch is available following each meeting. Cost is $3.00.

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

4. Visitors are most welcome. Financial members receive a Meeting Notice ten days prior to each meeting.


Airways Museum Open Day:

9th November
(Saturday). 10 am to 5 pm.
The History of Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) 1920-2020 - click here for more details


Programme of Meetings:


13 February
Visit to the PMG Museum
situated in the Hawthorn Telephone Exchange at 375 Burwood Road, Hawthorn (opposite Hawthorn Town Hall) The tour will commence at 10.30 am sharp.

10 April
Subject: The Origins of the Ansett Museum at Hamilton
Speaker: Mr Ken Bond

12 June
Subject: Preserving Aeradio Heritage - A Case Study
Speaker: CAHS President, Mr Roger Meyer OAM
Note: Revised speaker

14 August
Annual General Meeting and the screening of a film from the archives

9 October
Subject: Not A Poor Man's Field - Pre-War Gold Mining and Air Transport in New Guinea
Speaker: Mr Michael Waterhouse Note: New entry

11 December
Subject: The DH-86 in Australia – Part 1: The race for an overseas route – Bass Strait – Qantas – Traumas great and small.
Speaker: Mr Macarthur (Mac) Job OAM Note: Revised entry


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 7.30 pm. Tea & coffee at interval. Admission by gold coin donation.

10 May
Theme: Airfield Safety
- click here for details

6 September
Theme: Flight Testing - click here for details


Slide Night at the Airways Museum:

Saturday 19 October

  • 3.30 pm till late - come and go any time
  • bring along 20 of your favourite aviation images (plus another 20 in reserve - to be shown if time permits)
  • formats accepted: slide, jpeg, tiff, Powerpoint presentation
  • we will order pizza about 7 pm - $10 a head if you want to be in it


Click here for the programmes for 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

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