Date(s) - 09/01/2016-10/01/2016
Evans Head Aerodrome
*** Dates to Be Confirmed***
It’s on again!
Australia’s most family friendly Air Display is on again in the fantastic township of Evans Head, NSW.
The Great Eastern Fly-In is a unique Australian aviation event. Pilots, their families & friends, fly in from all over Australia, to enjoy a great summer weekend with a difference!
Locals, young and old, come to marvel at the latest in aircraft, air displays, and have the ride of their lives.
Joy Flights, Adventure Flights and Trial Instructional flights.
Take a ride in a P51 Mustang, T 28 Trojan, Yak 52, Winjeel, Wirraway, Yak 52, Pitts Special, Bell Helicopter (Mash), Gyro, Trike, Harvard, and more From $45 –to $800 – and everything in between!
Air Displays will run intermittently throughout the weekend. Please download programme from http://www.greateasternflyin.com for details or check the Northern Star newspaper for details.
We are lucky to have some of Australia’s top aerobatic and display pilots flying, Paul in the famous Pitts Special and Cam in the Russian Yak 52! Some excellent ex military aircraft including the Winjeel, Wirraway , P51 Mustang, US forces T28 Trojan and model jets and some surprises.
Many different types of aircraft will be Flying in and out all weekend: GA, recreational, ultralights, warbirds, motorgliders, helicopters, paramotors, gyros, twins, vintage, bi-planes, aerobatic and a great model aircraft display. Chat to the pilots, check out the aircraft!
Food, Drinks, Stalls, Historic Displays and More
Hot & cold food, drinks – All amenities. Aviation stalls, Fly-In merchandise, aviation technology, Flight Simulators. The Evans Head Living Museum and Vets marquee, WWII Military trucks, jeeps and cars, just like those used on the site during WWII and driven by the WAAAF (Women’s Auxiliary Air Force). Learn all about this at the Vets Museum. The Westpac Helicopter, & Angel Flight, great charities to support. Rural Fire Service display and model aircraft show.
The Evans Head Museum will be open and exhibiting its most famous display, the iconic Australian fighter bomber, teh F-111. Get up close & personal with this incredible aircraft.
Face Painting, Jumping Castles & a Merry-Go-Round will be there to keep the smaller kids happy.
PLUS – SATURDAY
Evans Head “Fly-In” Market on Saturday – produce, crafts, stuff, stuff & more stuff! The Ballina Concert Band will also have a Morning Tea Concert.
PLUS – SUNDAY
The Great Eastern “Drive-In” Classic Cars and Bikes. See the Classic Clinker Boat & model Boat Show, where you can see the inboard beauties & Scale Viking Ship!