Wildcat's day trip.

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  1. Wildcat

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    G'day guys, took the family on a little trip today and thought I would post some photos that might interest you lot. First set of pics are of the beautiful war memorials found in a park at Toowoomba.
     

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  2. Wildcat

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    Vietnam Memorial
     

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  3. Micdrow

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    #3 Micdrow, Apr 18, 2010
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  4. Wildcat

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    Whilst checking out this A-20 prop, a nice surprise rumbled overhead :cool:
     

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  5. Wildcat

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    Dont we all, some day I would love to get down in your neck of the woods myself. :)
     
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    Nice stuff. Good to see the memorials are well kept. :thumbleft:
     
  8. Wildcat

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    A plaque dedicated to the men of the 2/25th inf. Batt and some shots of the park in question.
     

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  9. Wildcat

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    Thanks Eric and Paul. Next up was a trip to the Army Aviation Museum at Oakey. Oakey is home to Australian Army Aviation and also a Singapore Army helicopter training unit. The museum itself is only small but well worth the visit, also of note is that Oakey is the place that hundreds of RAAF P-40's, Spitfires, Boomerangs and Mustangs met their end at the hands of the scrappers post WWII.
    First up is the Auster MkIII, one of 56 MkIII's to serve with the RAAF
     

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    Excellent pics, bro, always good to see that a country is dedicated to preserving monuments to those who have paid the ultimate price in service to her!

    :salute:
     
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    Great looking memorials. Beautiful place!
     
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    Great shots Andy :salute:
     
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    lovely pictures Andy
     
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    Andy, those are fricken awesome! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Nice shots Andy!
     
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    Great pics Andy, thanks for posting.
     
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    Thanks for posting them!
     
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    Cool Andy. Great stuff. I wish I could be at all of these places.
     
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