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Montevideo Maru flypast in pictures

By johnboy 2 July 2012 3

montevideo maru flypast

Last week we let you know that the overdue commemoration of the Montevideo Maru tragedy was taking place over the weekend.

Tiffany Smith has sent in some photographs of the flypast. Plane nerds are encouraged to dazzle us with their identification skills.





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UPDATE 02/07/12 11:31: Greg has sent in some more close shots




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shirty_bear 1:57 pm 02 Jul 12

… was about to say that the Hudson and the Wirraway prolly come from Temora. The flying days out there are good fun, especially when the jets and/or the Spitfire(s) go around.

RadioVK 11:45 am 02 Jul 12

The big black beastie is indeed a Consolidated PBY-5 Catalina, restored and operated by the Historical Aircraft Restoration society (HARS).
The other twin engined aircraft is a Hudson, from the collection of the Temora Aviation Museum.
Number 3 is a CAC CA-16 Wirraway, also from the Temora Aviation Museum.

If you want to see more of them, get thee to a flying day at the Temora Aviation Museum. You won’t be disapointed.

I hope I don’t look like too much of a nerd……

Girt_Hindrance 11:07 am 02 Jul 12

Definitely a Catalina with the huge wing, a Lockheed Hudson with the twin-tail and my guess is a Wirraway for the smallest aircraft.
Cheers JB for posting about the event, I’d have missed it otherwise.

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