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Fighter World


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Fighter World is an Australian aviation museum. Its purpose is to preserve the history of fighter operations of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) and it has a large collection of aircraft, most of which are fighters once operated by the RAAF. It is located at RAAF Base Williamtown near Newcastle, New South Wales.

 

Aviation collection

Australian

  • RAAF Gloster Meteor A77-875
  • RAAF de Havilland Vampire A79-1
  • RAAF Avon Sabre A94-951
  • RAAF Avon Sabre A94-959
  • RAAF CAC Winjeel A85-428
  • RAAF Bristol Bloodhound surface-to-air missile
  • RAAF Aermacchi MB-326H A7-062
  • RAAF Dassault Mirage IIIO A3-3
  • RAAF Dassault Mirage IIID A3-102
  • RAAF General Dynamics F-111C Aardvark
  • Royal Australian Navy GAF Jindivik target drone N11-750

International

  • Royal Air Force/Republic of Singapore Air Force Hawker Hunter
  • Polish Air Force Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21UM 'Mongol B' painted as a member of the Indian Air Force Red Scorchers acrobatic team

Replica

  • Fokker Dr.I Triplane (Two-thirds replica painted as Josef Jacobs's aircraft of the Luftstreitkräfte)
  • Boeing-Stearman Model 75 (One-third scale replica painted as a Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft of the Empire Air Training Scheme)
  • Messerschmitt Bf 109F (Replica painted as the aircraft of Oberleutnant Carl Hans Roders of the Luftwaffe)
  • Supermarine Spitfire Mk VIII (Replica painted as a No. 79 Squadron RAAF aircraft)
  • Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI (Replica painted as a No. 127 Squadron RAF aircraft)
  • Bristol Beaufighter cockpit (Replica painted as the nose of A19-50 'Wendy Joy II' of No. 30 Squadron RAAF)

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