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A restored Neptune aircraft commemorates the association between 10 Squadron Royal Australian Air Force (R.A.A.F.) and the City of Townsville from March 1949 to December 1977.

 

Location

Address:Ingham Road, R.A.A.F. Garbutt, Townsville, 4810
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -19.263231
Long: 146.768075
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Community
Actual Event STart Date:01-March-1949
Actual Event End Date:31-December-1977

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 8th November, 2012
Front Inscription

This Neptune aircraft A89-280 is dedicated to the people of the City of Townsville to commemorate the long association between No 10 Squadron RAAF and this city

1st March 1949  -  31st December 1977

This aircraft was restored for display as an Air Force Heritage Project by permanent and reserve RAAF members and volunteers from the RAAF Townsville Museum  
July to October 2012

This plaque was unveiled by
Councillor Jenny Hill  
Mayor of Townsville
08 November 2012

Source: MA
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