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EAGLE FARM @ WAR

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Eagle Farm Airfield - Hangars at bottom end of open area,
Eagle Farm Race Track at far left and Doomben Race Track to its right.
The old Gateway Motorway snakes upwards through the centre of the photo

 

 

1944 Photograph showing Eagle Farm Airfield and surrounding areas. Click on
areas of this photograph to see details on other nearby military installations.

 

Tour of Eagle Farm airfield led by Roger Marks of the Aviation Historical Society of Australia in July 2003

 

History

The Hangars

Allison Testing Area

ATIU - Secret Operations at Eagle Farm
Japanese aircraft rebuilt and flight tested in Brisbane

Military Units based at Eagle Farm during WW2

The 81st Air Depot Group Assemble CG-4A Gliders at Eagle Farm

 

MILITARY AIRCRAFT CRASHES AT EAGLE FARM AIRFIELD DURING WW2

DATE LOCATION SERVICE AIRCRAFT SERIAL NO.
25 Nov 42 Eagle Farm airfield Dutch B-22 (Falcon) ?
14 Jan 43 (1) Eagle Farm USAAF? B-25C #41-12438
28 Mar 43 (1) Eagle Farm USAAF? B-25C Mitchell #42-32314 (5th AF)
23 Apr 43 (1) Eagle Farm USAAF? B-25C #41-12496
12 Jul 43 (1) Eagle Farm USAAF? CW-22B #65-3765
18 Sep 45 (1) Eagle Farm USAAF? C-47A Dakota #42-23485

 

Eagle Farm Aviation Society
The Legend of Hangar 7

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

"The Defeat of Distance - QANTAS 1919 - 1939"
By John Gunn

 

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This page first produced 17 July 1999

This page last updated 13 June 2015