New History Group Profile of Robert Bungey DFC now available for download!

History Group Chairman Peter Ingman has just completed a profile of Robert Bungey DFC.

Bungey survived flying obsolete Fairey Battles in France with 226 Sqn, then Hurricanes in the Battle of Britain with 145 Sqn, before leading 452 Sqn (Spitfires), the first Australian fighter unit formed in Britain – only to die tragically back in Adelaide in 1943.

Peter’s profile of Bungey tells the story while also providing a fascinating snapshot of 452 Sqn tactics.

Just click on the image at left to download the profile, or go to the History Group tab on the home page to browse all the other interesting profiles available.

August Newsletter ready to download!

 

Our August Props & Mags is ready for download – just click on the front page image.

There’s lots of interesting reading: President David Byrne’s update on progress funding and carrying out the plethora of jobs going on around the Museum, the usual restoration updates, a snippet on WWII Pathfinder pilot David Leicester DFC & Bar who has just turned 95, all you ever wanted to know from the RAAF about badges versus crests (!), a retrospective on the huge project involved in the acquisition of DHC-4 Caribou A4-225 and a fascinating profile of Frank Briggs in WWI and thereafter. Enjoy!!