When the last Qantas Boeing 747-400 included a flyover of the first in the fleet at Shellharbour Airport in July one of the film-makers on hand to capture the historic moment was Edgard Ferreira.
When Mr Ferreira heard about the event HARS was planning to give the final Jumbo a fitting farewell he knew he needed to to capture the moment and preserve it for history.
The film is now on a Youtube channel he has created for the Historical Aircraft Restoration Society.
"When they spoke to me about what they were doing I quickly came up with an idea of how we could best tell this story," he said.
Mr Ferreira didn't want to just make film about the final flight but tell the story of the relationship HARS has with Qantas to help keep some important aviation history alive.
The film of the final flight also has audio from the cockpit.
Mr Ferreira said hearing the commentary from the pilots in the footage was really cool.
Adding to the local flavour Captain Sharelle Quinn who was at the controls is from Scarborough.
Mr Ferreira started Bondi Films a decade ago and moved to the Illawarra looking for new adventures after living in Bondi for 14 years.
He predominantly makes documentaries and during the last four months while living in Wollongong he started producing videos for HARS.
"I wanted to create content for them based on the aircraft they have, the history and the people who work there," he said.
"So many people drive past on the highway each day and don't know what is in here.
"My ultimate goal is to bring awareness to HARS itself and the amazing work of the volunteers."
Mr Ferreira said there were so many great stories at HARS he decided to create a Youtube channel called 'Under The Hanger' to share them with the community.
"I am doing it to help HARS but also to create very interesting content which is what I am passionate about," he said.
"I have big visions for some of those stories and take a different approach for a long feature documentary."
Mr Ferreira does corporate work as well as making documentaries.
"We did one film about land speed racing," he said.
"And we did another one for SBS called L'Etape Australia by Tour de France which was held in Jindabyne last year," he said.
"It was organised to happen again this year in Kiama but it got postponed until next year.
"We have a contract with them for the next two years and I am disappointed it has been postponed. But I am excited it is going to happen next year so we can highlight this wonderful region and talk about the cycling history this area has."
Ms Ferreira was also working on another film called Speed Beyond Limits.
Production has been put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic but he is hoping it can resume in November.
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