CAHS Meeting & Museum Events Programme - 2017

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:

18 November
(Saturday). 10 am to 5 pm.
The Department's Fleet of Aircraft


Programme of Meetings:


8 February
Visit to the Moorabbin Air Museum,
Moorabbin Airport - RSVP essential

12 April
Speaker: Mr Brian McNamara
Subject: Forty Years of Air Traffic Control – Some Personal Recollections

14 June
Speaker: Mr Phil Vabre
Subject: Problems of Airworthiness Control – The Australian Empire Flying Boats 1937-1938

9 August
Annual General Meeting followed by...
Speaker: Dr Peter Hobbins, Research Fellow at the CAHS & Airways Museum
Subject: More than a Missing Link – Flight Simulators and Australia’s Airways

11 October
Speaker: Mr Noel Jackling
Subject:Dutch Flights to Australia

13 December
Speaker: Mr John Minski
Subject:The Hidden Life of an Airliner – Preserving Airworthiness


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.

12 May
Learn and Live - details

8 September
Theme: Modern Magic Carpet - details


Slide Night at the Airways Museum:

Saturday TBA in 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 last year's poster


Click here for the programmes for 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

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