Attractions

Flying Program

A Caribou Aircraft will open the airshow with an airdrop displaying the National Flag together with the Australian Indigenous Flag at 9am on Saturday 1st October 2016

A flying program will take place from 11.30am until approximately 2.30pm  and will include displays by the visiting historic aircraft owned by the Historic Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) as well as other visiting modern and vintage models.

Both Paul Bennet Airshows and the Russian Roolettes will be performing acrobatic displays to delight all patrons and will are also expecting some defence aircraft to attend. Rod Hall will also demonstrate his Top Gun Albatross fighter. It is also anticipated there will be local aircraft in the flying display.

Planes:

Paul Bennett –
Wolf Pitt Pro
Avenger
T28 Trojan
CAC Wirraway
Yak 52

Russian Roolettes –
Nanchangs – YAK 52 Aerobatic team

Rod Hall –
L39C Albatross
YAK 52 TW

Australian International Aviation College-
D20 Trainer
D40 Trainer

Other –
Citation Mustang

HARS –
De Havilland DHC-4 Caribou

Model Aircraft
Various Models

Please regularly visit website for updates as other aircraft are under negotiation, vintage, military and private.

Aircraft Display

DHC-4 Caribou

STATIC DISPLAY
Wolf Pitt Pro
Avenger
T28 Trojan
CAC Wirraway
Yak 52
Nanchangs – YAK 52 Aerobatic team
L39C Albatross
YAK 52 TW
D20 Trainer
D40 Trainer
Citation Mustang
De Havilland DHC-4 Caribou
Various Model aircraft – 3 exhibitors
Beech 19 A Musketeer
Cessna 206 Amphibian

Please regularly visit website for updates as other aircraft are under negotiation, vintage, military and private.

Defense Exhibits

We are aware that Defence Recruiting is sending a team of army, navy and air force members to the event, to promote Defence as a career.

To date, we have not been advised whether defence aircraft are visiting Wings Over Macleay.

Activities

The management Committee intends to make the long weekend October 1st and 2nd 2016 an exciting and fun-filled day at Kempsey Airport.

A carnival atmosphere is planned and this will include a variety of activities to suit all ages.

At this stage, we are seeking appropriate operators to join us in making the day a huge success.

Contact Bill Quaglio at quagliow@tpg.com.au for more information.

Stalls

There will be a range of Food Drink and Coffee stalls as well as aircraft related stalls at the air show for your enjoyment

Contact Bill Quaglio at quagliow@tpg.com.au for more information.

Airshow Dinner

Plans are under way to hold a Wings Over Macleay Dinner on the evening of Saturday 1st October 2016. Tickets will soon be available for this quality function menu to be advised at a future date.

The event is to be held at Kempsey-Macleay RSL Club. Guest Speaker will be renowned pilot, Paul Bennett. To read more on his achievements his website is : http://www.paulbennetairshows.com.au/

There will also be a surprise guest speaker to be announced closer to the date.

This will be a unique opportunity to enjoy a hugely interesting story and to meet many of the participants in the Air Show.

Attendance numbers will be limited to about 150, due to the size of the venue.

Free wine, beer or soft drink on arrival. 3 course sit down dinner, Tea and Coffee, Cost $65.00 per head, Tickets available shortly.

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