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The Old Aeroplane Company      

In Tyabb on the Mornington Peninsula, about 45 minutes from Melbourne is the Old Areoplane Company. Directed by Judy Pay, this hangar is home to the largest collection of airworthy historic aircraft in Australia. The enthusiasm for vintage aircraft is palpable. These people live for their craft and their passion: Warbirds. The collection includes such classic aircraft as the Tiher Moth, P51 Mustang, several Harvards, a Wirraway, a unique Merlin engined P40N under restoration, Chipmunk, Bird Dog and T-28.
The Old Aeroplane Company carry out maintenance and repairs to general aviation aircraft as well as warbirds.

Contact the old Aeroplane Company on 61 3 5977 3355.

Also see Temora Museum.

Aircraft index    
   
Rob Fox of Flightpath Magazine with his ex Vietnam Cessna O1 Bird Dog. In the air with Rob over the Mekong Delta - sorry the coastal area near Lang Lang.    
   
P51 Mustang in 3 Squadron RAAF colours, jointly owned by Judy Pay and Dick Hourigan. The Sorenson Wirraway A20-722 which has undergone a meticulous restoration.    
   
       
   
Rare Merlin-engined Curtiss P 40N Kittyhawk, the only one in the world being built to airworthy condition.      
     
Merlin engine for the P-40.