The Harry Hawker Memorial Lecture

Sep
15
Friday, September 15, 2017 at 07:30 PM

Location

The Australian National Aviation Museum
2nd Avenue Moorabbin Airport
Mentone
Melbourne, Victoria 3083
Australia
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Event contact

Keith Gaff

03 9467 4672

The 2017 Harry Hawker Memorial Lecture

The Harry Hawker Memorial Lectures subject for 2017 is entitled The Plane Game and will detail the formation, history and products of the Australian Beaufort Division of the Department of Aircraft Production and the Government Aircraft Factory.. Our keynote speaker is Mr John Laming, a former pilot of the largest aircraft type ever to serve the RAAF; the GAF Lincoln bomber. The lecture will be fully illustrated. Drinks and finger food will be available and is included in the entry charge. The lecture will take place in the main aircraft hall of the Australian National Aviation Museum amongst the mighty aircraft of the museum collection. Moorobbin Airport is accessed via Centre Dandenong Road which can be entered from the Nepean Highway or Warrigal Road and the museums telephone number is 9580 7752

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