CAHS Meeting & Museum Events Programme - 2016

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:

12 November
(Saturday). 10 am to 5 pm.
Concorde and Australia - more details


Programme of Meetings:


10 February
Visit to the RAAF Musem,
Point Cook

13 April
Speaker: Mr Barry Maclean
Subject: Memories of a Customs Officer at Melbourne’s International Airports, Essendon and Melbourne, 1961 to 1980s

8 June
Speaker: Mr Geoff Edwards
Subject: Recollections of an Airport Fire Officer at Essendon Airport

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

12 October
Speaker: Mr Noel Jackling
Subject:The Uiver from Construction to Destruction

14 December
Speaker: Dr Leigh Edmonds, Research Fellow at the CAHS & Airways Museum
Subject: Early Douglas Airliners in Australia


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.

29 April
Around the world at 80 knots – the first solo circumnavigation in a flying boat

9 September
Theme: Roads in the Sky - details


Slide Night at the Airways Museum:

Saturday TBA in July

  • 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 last year's poster


Click here for the programmes for 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

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