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Hunter Valley Airshow 2019

Warbirds, Jets, aerobatics, front-line military hardware, models, rag-and-tube, flaming walls of fire and explosions, stunt bikes and a balloon; the 2019 Hunter Valley Airshow had it all. The third Hunter Valley Airshow was held on the weekend of the 6th & 7th of April this year at Cessnock airport; a[…]

Yarram Centenary of Flight Airshow

The Yarram Aero Club wanted to celebrate an important part of the districts history during World War One. What was the occasion? It was 100 years since the first operational military flight in Australia. These flights were conducted from Yarram in a FE2B aircraft out into Bass Strait looking for[…]

Rathmines Catalina Festival 2017

Clear skies and beautifully deep-blue waters on the shores of Lake Macquarie with an airshow thrown in as well. What better way to spend a day out for a good cause than at the 11th annual Rathmines Catalina Festival ? The festival is held to promote the history of the[…]

Winter Solstice at Luskintyre

Last weekend saw the close-knit community at Luskintyre, a small grass airfield west of Newcastle NSW mark the Winter Solstice with a good, old-fashioned bonfire night. After a few weeks of dodgy weather, we were finally treated to a spectacular, clear winter’s afternoon which was all the encouragement many needed[…]

Paul Bennet Airshows Air-to-Air

The team at Paul Bennet Airshows seem to have an aircraft breeding program going on. They close the hangar doors at night then, in the morning, Presto! There’s a new one in there. 😉 I was recently offered the opportunity to capture the most recent additions to the roster; a[…]