Fighter World, Williamtown

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Fighter World is an Australian not-for-profit aviation heritage centre at RAAF Base Williamtown, north of Newcastle, New South Wales. It is part of RAAF Aviation and Heritage and is operated with the purpose of preserving the history of fighter operations of the RAAF. Most of the collection are fighter aircraft once operated by the RAAF.

Staff include paid employees, RAAF reservists and a team of approximately 50 volunteers, most of whom have previous RAAF experience.

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  • Great morning spent . Awesome seeing the planes take off and landing . Very interesting planes . Awesome to see them up close Great food at the cafe  more »
  • Visited on wet day with a toddler who loved seeing all the big planes and climbing up the stairs to view the cockpits. Great selection of historical aircraft and interesting information boards about.....  more »
  • Wonderful Museum. Beautifully restored aircraft used by the RAAF and some others included. The guides and volunteers there are very knowledgeable and courteous. Cannot recommend highly enough
  • Awesome displays of fighter jets. With 2 cockpits you can sit in for a photo opportunity. Lots of displays of engine and weapons. A huge collection of hand made model planes. Nice observation deck to see the Airforce runway with the occasional spotting of fighter jets in action. Awesome
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