Eagle Farm Aviation Society, Inc. - The Legend of Hangar 7

EAGLE FARM AVIATION SOCIETY, Inc.
THE LEGEND OF HANGAR 7

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ATAIU - Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit AHQ - Aerospace Heritage Queensland EFCHC - Eagle Farm Cultural Heritage Centre
Eagle Farm Airfield Eagle Farm Women' Prison and Factory Allison Engine Testing Stands

 

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The Eagle Farm Aviation Society, Inc. (EFAS) has been formed by AHQ - Aerospace Heritage Queensland to develop and then operate the Eagle Farm Community Heritage Centre located in Hangar 7 on the site of the old Eagle Farm airfield. This community heritage facility will be housed in the heritage listed “Hangar 7” which was used by the A.T.A.I.U. – Allied Technical Air Intelligence Unit during WWII.

Aerospace Heritage Queensland (AHQ) was formed with the assistance of the State Government to provide a single voice to Government on aviation heritage matters and to co-ordinate aviation heritage projects within Queensland. It is an amalgamation of several of this State’s present aviation and military museum/collection bodies. Its aim is to promote and provide a Brisbane based showcase for its members’ parent displays.

The Eagle Farm Aviation Society Inc. (EFAS) will work with the Brisbane City Council, the current owner of Hangar 7 towards establishing this community heritage centre. EFAS is working to secure the relevant lease for the hangar. EFAS will be responsible for the day to day management and operation of the facility.

 


Photo:- Sam Hepford Collection

Japanese "Oscar" flying over Hangar 7, at right, during WWII.
Hangar No. 8 at the left can be seen under construction.

 

Plan showing Eagle Farm Airfield including location
of Hangar 7 and the Allison Engine Test Stands

 

EFAS MEMBERSHIP

EFAS is looking for new members, both individual and historical groups, to join us in the project.  Basic membership is just $10.00 and meetings are held monthly.  You do not need to have aviation or museum skills to be a member – enthusiasm for the project is a more important attribute.

If you wish to join EFAS, please fill in the EFAS Membership Form and post the completed form to "The Treasurer EFAS Inc" at the address shown on the form along with your Cheque or Money Order made out to the Eagle Farm Aviation Society, Inc.

 

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Japanese Aircraft rebuilt in Hangar 7 at Eagle Farm by the ATAIU

 

This page first produced 18 August 2008

This page last updated 11 February 2014