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Warbirds Over Scone 2018

Our Kiwi cousins have had Warbirds Over Wanaka for many years, and now we’ve got Warbirds Over Scone (I wonder if the city council can be convinced to change their name to something beginning with ”W”?) Warbirds Over Scone was originally a popular  series of shows organized by the late[…]

Warbirds over Scone-Heads Up

Australian spotters will be treated to many great airshows this season but one of the must-see highlights on this years calendar will surely be the Bengalla Warbirds over Scone event on Sunday 25th March 2018 at Scone and Upper Hunter Airport. Following on from the very successful Flight of the Hurricane[…]

Great Eastern Fly In all fired up!

2019 update – Fly in dates 12th and 13th of Jan 2019 Great Eastern Fly In 2018 The 6th and 7th of January 2018 saw a diverse collection of aircraft gather at the Evans Head Memorial Airfield for the Great Eastern Fly In. The two day show features some classic[…]

Luskintyre Christmas Party 2017

The close-knit community at Luskintyre, a small grass airfield west of Newcastle NSW, held a wonderful afternoon for friends and family back in November to mark the Christmas Season for 2017. The afternoon was blessed with great weather which helped ensure a great turnout of both locals and visitors and[…]

Rathmines Catalina Festival 2016

An aquatic setting at a former RAAF seaplane base on Lake Macquarie with a beautiful backdrop and modern and historic aircraft displaying overhead; what’s not to enjoy? The Rathmines Catalina Festival is held to promote the history of the former RAAF flying boat base on Lake Maquarie, just south of[…]

Mudgee Airshow 2016.

The Texan made a spectacular sight in its bright silver, red and yellow colours, trailing a ribbon of white smoke against the crisp, clear blue autumn sky accompanied by the characteristic rasp of its radial engine and prop. Back in April the Mudgee Aeroclub held the Wings, Wheels and Wine air[…]

Wings Over Illawarra 2016, a great success.

Hopes were high for this year’s Wings Over Illawarra show, held at Albion Park over the weekend of the 30th April / 01st May, after an unfortunate run of poor weather for the past two shows. This was the third year that the airshow had been planned and organized by[…]

Oakey Fly In 2015

Army Flying Museum Oakey Fly-in Saturday 18th April Held at the Museum of Australian Army Flying at Oakey in Queensland, the Oakey Fly-in was a wonderful opportunity to wander through the the museum’s collection and also get up close and personal with some military aircraft both old and new. The museum’s collection[…]

2015 Hunter Valley Airshow

The July 4th & 5th weekend saw the inaugural Hunter Valley Airshow held at Maitland airport (also known as Rutherford), just 30 minutes’ drive west of Newcastle (or about 2 hour’s drive up the freeway from Sydney) at the start of the picturesque Hunter Valley, which is right in my[…]

Gunnedah 2015 and “Craft Airshows”

Back in March, Gunnedah Aeroclub (with significant assistance and support from the team at Paul Bennet Air Shows) held the “Gunnedah Air Spectacular” and ASO went along to check it out. Gunnedah lies just three and a half hours northwest of Newcastle (or about five hours from Sydney) and is[…]