Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

The museum's major exhibit is a B-52 bomber. Other exhibits include the wreckage of the first Zero shot down over Australian soil, Mirage and Sabre jets, B-52 Mitchell, Wessex helicopter, Spitfire replica and a number of civil aircraft and ultralights. There are displays of aircraft engines, armament, photos and memorabilia depicting the history of aviation in the Northern Territory from the early record breaking flights through to the jet age. This is all housed in a single hangar approximately sixty metres by sixty metres by fifteen metres high at its apex.

Address: 
557 Stuart Highway, Winnellie, NT
Tel: 
0889472145
Hours: 
Daily 9:00am - 5:00pm. Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Admission: 
Adults $11, Children $6, Students $7.50, Pensioners $7.50, Family $28
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, shop, guided tours, video screenings
Collection: 
20,000 items plus 50,000 photographs, documents and books
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Items

Aircraft

CA-27 Sabre Serial number A94-914

CA-27 Sabre Serial number A94-914
Creator:
Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation
Description:
Single engine jet fighter.
Date:
1954-1966
Item Id Number:
6011

Aircraft

B-52G Stratofortress Serial number 59-2596

B-52G Stratofortress Serial number 59-2596
Creator:
Boeing Aircraft, Seattle, USA
Description:
Eight engine intercontinental heavy bomber.
Date:
1959
Item Id Number:
6000

Aircraft

A6M2 Zero Serial number BII-124

Creator:
Mitsubishi
Description:
Wreckage, single engine Japanese fighter.
Date:
1942
Item Id Number:
6006

Helicopter

Wessex Mk 31 Serial number N7.202

Creator:
Westland Aircraft
Description:
Single engine anti-submarine helicopter.
Date:
1962-1988
Item Id Number:
6003

Painting

Bombs Over Darwin

Creator:
James Baines
Description:
1.8m x 2.8m acrylic painting of Japanese attack on Darwin.
Date:
1992
Item Id Number:
6111