Restoring Australia's only surviving B-24 Liberator long range heavy bomber.
For an inspirational insight into the production of the aircraft, copy and paste the following URL: xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/15654030/1604819366/name/bomber_plant.wmv
And, the following video gives you a glimpse into how a B24 is being restored, to its original condition, in a WWII hangar right here in Australia.
You are invited to call in and see the great restoration work being carried out on the B-24 Liberator by the many volunteers on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays between the hours of 9:30am and 3:30pm.
Admission is only a $5 donation. And there is no charge for visitors under 16 years of age.
The restoration hangar is located on the corner of Princes Hwy and Farm Rd in Werribee. (Melways ref 205 F10)
Christmas Closure Times
Hangar closes for the Christmas break, Sunday 15th December 2013
Hangar re-opens for visitors and work, Tuesday 7th January 2014
Group Visits 2014
We are already taking bookings from groups wanting to come to the hangar for a visit. Many of them are prepared to pay the extra cost to have an engine run.
Remember, if you are a member of a group wanting an interesting venue to visit we are happy to host such events. Contact the Secretary on 03 97340094 if you are interested in making a booking.
Entry $5: morning or afternoon tea $3: an engine run $5: so costs as low as $5 or as high as $13.
We can also provide BBQ facilities for a sausage sizzle. That will cost a bit extra.
One of our current Website Spotlights is on our new section called, "Newsletters". Every two months another newsletter will be published. It is a great way to keep up to date on all the restoration developments. To view our newsletters, click here.
Also, we have extended our range of shop products to include an incredible assortment of Australian books, maps and DVDs; including an impressive collection of aviation and military books. For more information, click here.
It’s that time of year again. It is membership renewal time! We rely heavily on fees to keep the restoration work going; so please consider signing up for membership for this financial year. Besides, our regular newsletter will keep you up with the latest developments and you will be helping to keep the Fund financial. Please join now.
Please access a membership form here. With printing the form, you may need to reduce the 'Print Preview' to a customised 45%. Then, send the completed form to the address at the bottom of the application.
Please ensure that the cheque/money order is made payable to: "B-24 Liberator Memorial Restoration Fund'".