CAHS Meeting & Museum Events Programme - 2018

Unless otherwise stated:

1. Meetings commence at 12 noon sharp.

2. A light lunch is available following each meeting. Cost is $4.00.

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:

17 November
(Saturday). 10 am to 5 pm.
Australia and the Empire Air Mail Scheme - details


Programme of Meetings:


20 February (note this is a Tuesday)
Visit to the Australian Army Signals Museum,
Watsonia - RSVP essential

11 April
Speaker: Dr Peter Hobbins, Research Fellow at the CAHS & Airways Museum
Subject: Investigating Aviation Accidents Before the Department of Civil Aviation

Friday 1 June - Special Event
Speaker: Christine Negroni
Subject: Human, Hazard or Hero? What Malaysia 370 and the Miracle on the Hudson Teach Us About the Role of the Human in Aviation Safety - details

13 June
Speaker: Mr Greg Hood, Chief Commis
sioner, Australian Transport Safety Bureau
Subject: The ATSB - our national Transport Safety Investigation Agency

8 August
Annual General Meeting followed by...
Speaker: Mr Roger Meyer OAM, President CAHS
Subject: The Early Aerodromes of Melbourne

10 October
Speaker: Mr Phil Vabre, Vice-President CAHS
Subject:Another D.H.86 down: the Lepena accident on Hunter Island

12 December
Speaker: Dr Arun Chandu, Research Fellow at the CAHS & Airways Museum
Subject: Tullamarine - the First 'Airport City'


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.

11 May
Best of British - details

7 September
Theme: Safety is No Accident -


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


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