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 an unforgettable experience and one that you wouldn’t want to miss.

The museum’s operational engines and aircraft cover a range of engine styles dating from the 1940s. Close inspection of the engines between runs is encouraged when you can meet and talk to the restoration volunteers.

TIMES 10am to 4pm THE ENGINES AND AIRCRAFT CAC Wirraway aircraft fitted with a Pratt & Whitney R-1340, 9 cylinder radial engine. Pratt & Whitney R-2000 from a Caribou aircraft, 14 cylinder radial engine, mounted on a purpose built test truck and fitted with a club propeller. de Havilland Gipsy Queen from a Dove aircraft, 6 cylinder inline inverted engine.

Franklin 6V4C from a helicopter, 6 cylinder horizontally opposed vertical engine. THE DISPLAY Each engine will be run a number of times throughout the day.

The regular museum display of over 50 aircraft and aviation memorabilia is included in the entry fee.

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.

Adult $12 Concession $9 Child $8 Family (2 adults, 3 children) $26 Price includes regular museum display.

Phone (07) 5492 5930 Web: Email:

Aero Engine Run Day
Queensland Air Museum

Adults $12 Conc $9 Child $8 Family $26 (2 adults & 3 children)

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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