Australian Aviation Heritage Centre
|Location||Darwin, Northern Territory|
The Australian Aviation Heritage Centre displays aircraft and aircraft engines of relevance to the Northern Territory and aviation in Australia generally. It is located in Darwin, Northern Territory.
The museum has on display a Boeing B-52G bomber, which museum visitors are allowed to enter and examine. It is on permanent loan from the United States Air Force and is one of only two on public display in the world outside the USA. There is also a bomb fragment dating to a WWII air raid on Darwin which museum visitors may handle.
Aircraft on display
- Auster J-5P Autocar
- Boeing B-52G Stratofortress "Darwin's Pride"
- CAC Sabre
- Bell AH-1G Cobra
- Dassault Mirage IIIO
- de Havilland DH.82 Tiger Moth
- de Havilland Dove
- General Dynamics F-111C
- Hovey Delta Bird
- Mitsubishi MU-2
- Mitsubishi A6M2 Model 21 Zero
- North American B-25 Mitchell
- Rockwell Shrike Commander 500
- Rutan Long-EZ
- Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII (Replica)
- Westland Wessex
Aircraft engines on display
The following aircraft engines are also on static display:
- Allison J33
- Allison V-1710
- Bristol Centaurus
- Continental O-200
- de Havilland Gipsy Major Series 2
- de Havilland Gipsy Six Series II
- de Havilland Gipsy Queen Series 30
- de Havilland Gipsy Queen Series 70 Mk2
- Franklin 6V4
- Liberty L-12
- Nakajima Sakae 12
- Napier Gazelle
- Pratt & Whitney R-1340 Wasp
- Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp
- Rolls-Royce Avon RA-6
- Rolls-Royce Derwent Mk 8
- Rolls-Royce Merlin XXIII
- Wright R-2600-13
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