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Hangar Happenings

Land Tenure Approval

Great News!! On the 21October, 2014, the State Government gave to the B-24 Liberator group the land on which the hangar - H1 - stands. Now we have tenure and can start planning the museum complex. Heritage are still considering H2 but hopefully that decision will come soon.
Thank you to: Melbourne Water, Places Victoria, Treasury and the previous State Government for their generous support of the Liberator group during the past few years. It has been a hard slog but this result is worth it.

The B24 Liberator Memorial Australia has gained Accreditation by Museums Australia (Victoria), meeting set criteria from the National Standards for Australian Museums and Galleries and joins the 75 Victorian collections Accredited in Victoria.

We are delighted to recognise the hard work and commitment shown by the team at the B24. Caring for our shared heritage is an important task and by becoming accredited the B24 has proven to be a leading museum in Victoria.

Simone Ewenson, Co-Manager, Museum Accreditation Program, Museums Australia (Victoria)

The 2018 Executive Committee of Management members were appointed at the AGM on the 18-Nov-17.

Here you can get to know a few of our great volunteers who generously give so much of their time and energy.

Our newsletters - published every two months - are bursting with the latest news that is happening around the hangar.

John Kubale has completed the overhaul of the Link Trainer. John has gone to great lengths to ensure that the trainer is fully operational.

Admission is only a $5 donation per person; there is no charge for visitors under 16 years.

Attendance at an engine run - when conducted - is an extra $5. For more details on the engine runs, go here.

For an inspirational insight into the production of the aircraft, download this original footage. This original photo of A72-176 was generously sent to us.

Details of the Regular engine run information; of the P&W 1830 radial engine!!