‘Our Girl’ Restoration Update.

Report from our restoration supervisor, Terry. 19th July, 2014 Volunteers, Nathan & Bruce have completed removing the toilet structure that was fitted when the Cat was in civilian use. Care was taken not to damage or remove any other original components. Not only does this now allow access for riveting & sheet metal repairs, there […]

Manila Mining Raid – 1944.

National Archives of Australia recently scanned newly released documents relating to mining ops during 1944, code named ‘Operation Granny’, carried out by RAAF 11, 20 & 43 Catalina Sqdns.. Copied excerpts follow here, but all 94 pages can be seen/downloaded from – http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/scripts/AutoSearch.asp?Number=3079627&O=I (Copy & paste link in your web browser). RAAF Catalina  Manilla mining […]