This amazing plane now part of the RAAF aircraft musem Point Cook was a never ending source of mystery and intrigue when I was a kid.
The Avro 707 WD280 or the 'Mini Vulcan' in this pic being hoisted from its Williamstown hangout was a feature of Mr Geoffrey Mallett's garden until it was obtained by the RAAF Museum in 1999.
With a plane modelling mate (C.P) I spent many a day trying to hunt down this amazing V wing jet by peeking over backyards fences throughout 'Willi' all the while re-fuelling on Big M to keep us in action on the BMX.
Until I saw this pic I had given up, believing it to be no more than a urban myth.
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