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Australian Aviation Heritage Centre (Darwin Aviation Museum)
Link557 Stuart Highway
Winnellie NT
Australia 0821
Tel: (089) 47 2145
Entry Fee: $8

Located near Darwin, the collection of contemporary aircraft includes a B-52 bomber, on permanent loan from the USAF, flown to the museum from Guam, currently it has no armament or engines but one of only two displayed outside the United States. Also, a DeHaviland Dove and a Mirage which had crashed onto the tidal flats in 1982, and an Australian built F-86 Sabre.

A6M2 Model 21 Zero Manufacture Number 5349 Tail BII-124
Crashed Melville Island, recovered by RAAF, displayed unrestored at the museum

Ki-46 Dinah Manufacture Number 2414
Shot down south of Stuart Point, wreckage displayed at museum

F-4 Lightning Serial Number A55-3
Displayed at museum unrestored

B-25D "Hawg-Mouth" Serial Number 41-30222
Force landed January 25, 1945 recovered by museum in 1974

B-24D Liberator Serial Number 42-40504
Recovered from Fenton Airfield around 1970, tail and fuselage section on display

B-24D "Snafu" Serial Number 42-40513
Fuselage displayed at museum

B-24L Liberator Serial Number A72-88
Crashed near Fenton Airfield on February 3, 1945, wreckage displayed at museum

CAC CA-13 Boomerang Serial Number A46-124
Fuselage displayed at museum

Spitfire Mark Vc Serial Number A58-88
Shot down at Point Charles

Spitfire Mark Vc Serial Number A58-227
Pilot McDonald crashed September 7, 1943 exhaust stacks displayed at musuem

P-40E Warhawk 41-35943
Pilo Sauber crashed July 12, 1943 wing recovered and displayed at the museum

G4M1 Betty Tail T-361
Recovered wreckage including fuselage section with hinomaru and piece of wreckage with part of the gondola

A6M2 Zero Drop Tank
The aviation museum does have a restored drop tank, restored by AWM during their restoration of A6M2 Zero 5784 in exchange for three drop tanks from the Darwin Museum that were collected from the Darwin area.

C-47B Dakota Serial Number A65-104
Damaged beyond repair during Cyclone Tracy in 1974. Wreckage located outside the museum.

References
Thanks to Bob Alford and Daniel Leahy for additional information.

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