HARS is Looking for New Members

HARS is looking for new members whom are willing to actively participate in the society’s activities.  Activities include Tour Guiding, General Duties, Reception and Shop duties, Mechanical – engine and airframe (both AMEs and LAMEs), and Ground Equipment. Volunteers can nominate the days they are able to attend HARS once they are allocated a […]



HARS is Open for Guided Tours.

HARS is delighted to offer tours for the public through its world-class museum. Guided tours (including the lower deck of our Boeing 747) are available any time between 9:30am and 3:30pm every day except Good Friday and Christmas Day.  Larger groups are also welcome and tours can be booked in advance […]

Boeing 747 Cockpit Open This Weekend

HARS is pleased to announce that the upper deck of the 747, including the cockpit will be open for public viewing this coming weekend (11-13 September) as part of the monthly open days. This has been made possible through the acquisition of a vintage power generator large enough to power the 747 […]

VH-OJA Cockpit


HARS Open Days

The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) is pleased to recommend its series of Open Days showing off some of the unique aircraft held at its headquarters at the Illawarra Regional Airport at Albion Park. The open days will be held outside the HARS hangars and will involve the static display of […]

C-130J Hercules Due at Albion Park on Sunday

Australian Air Force Cadets from the Illawarra will have an in-flight experience courtesy of a RAAF C-130J on Sunday 6 September.  The C-130J is expected to arrive at Albion Park at 09:30, conduct the in-flight activities, and return to RAAF Richmond at 15:30. HARS will host the aircraft and crew while […]

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