Feel The Power, Hear The Roar, Aero Engine Run Day

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  • Location: Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra 4551 Queensland

The Queensland Air Museum presents its collection of historic operational aircraft engines in a special display of aviation horsepower. The awesome sight and sound of a 1500 horsepower 14 cylinder radial engine powering up is an unforgettable experience and not to be missed. The museum's operational engines and aircraft cover a range of engine designs dating from the 1940s. Visitors are encouraged to inspect the engines between runs and talk to the volunteers who restored them.


  •  CAC Wirraway aircraft fitted with a Pratt & Whitney R-1340, 9cylinder radial engine.
  •  Pratt & Whitney R-2000 from a Caribou aircraft, 14 cylinder radial engine.
  •  de Havilland Gipsy Queen from a Dove aircraft, 6 cylinder inline inverted engine.
  •  Franklin 6V4C from a helicopter, 6 cylinder horizontally opposed vertical engine.
  •  Continental A40, 4 cylinder horizontally opposed engine (40 hp).

PLUS—other visiting engines
Engines will be run at 11AM ,12.30PM & 2PM
Please Note: The actual engines and aircraft running on the day are subject to serviceability and may vary.

An all day BBQ Sausage Sizzle will be in operation with cold drinks, tea and coffee available for purchase.

The regular museum display of over 50 aircraft and aviation memorabilia is included in the entry fee.
Museum Admission Adult $13 Concession $10 Child $8 Family (2 adults, 3 children) $30

Feel The Power, Hear The Roar
Queensland Air Museum Aero Engine Run Day

Saturday 29th September 2012
10.00am until 4.00pm

Phone/ Fax: (07) 5492 5930
E-mail: ocw@qam.com.au

Queensland Air Museum :
7 Pathfinder Drive, Caloundra
07 5492 5930
Queensland Air Museum

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Queensland Air Museum, Caloundra

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