Each Day the Airborne Action Starts at 10:00am – 4:00pm
Below is the 2023 line-up that has been announced so far with plenty more to come.
Each day is planned to have the same line-up.
*Participating aircraft subject to change without notice due to unforeseen circumstances.
Wolf Pitts Pro
Paul Bennet’s solo display is 12 mins of high energy, engine screaming precision aerobatics, starting at a height of 3500ft down to ground level! The Wolf Pitts is the highest performing aerobatic biplane in the world with an astonishing 400hp!
Whether on the ground or in the air, this aircraft is sure to draw attention wherever it goes! The massive 1942 Grumman Avenger was a torpedo bomber developed initially for the United States Navy and features a unique folding wing arrangement for carrier operations. One rescued WWII Avenger pilot would later become U.S. President George H. W. Bush
The Zivko Edge 540 is a highly aerobatic aircraft powered by a 350hp Lycoming engine. Capable of a 420 degree per second roll rate and a 3,700 foot per minute climb rate, it has been flown to victory many times in aerobatic competitions and is now synonymous with the air racing series as the base that alt other race aircraft are judged. Displayed by one of Australia’s top aerobatic pilots, the display showcases the aircrafts precision and performance that has made this design so popular.
Australian Flag Drop
No better way to kick off an airshow than with an epic flag drop.
With two shy of 12,000 P-40 Warhawks made during WWII, their strength was in the number built. The Kittyhawk was one of two variants operated by the RAF, and two P-40s were the first aircraft valiantly taken up in response to the attack on Pearl Harbour.
The famous SkyAces perform an array of dazzling formation aerobatics in very close proximity. Not only do the SkyAces performance entail skilful formation loops and rolls but also dynamic head to head stunts, which are guaranteed to leave you speechless!
The T-28 Trojan was a piston- engined military trainer used by the United States Air Force and Navy, beginning in the 1950’s. Besides being a trainer, the T-28 was employed as a counter-insurgency aircraft, primarily during the Vietnam War.
The word ‘Wirraway’ is an Aboriginal word meaning ‘Challenge’. The Wirraway was a training and general purpose military aircraft manufactured in Australia, built by the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation between 1939 and 1946.
Pitts Model 12
The Pitts Model 12 (aka Monster Stinker) is a large fully aerobatic biplane designed around utilising the 360hp Russian M14P radial engine and can be built from plans or purchased in kit form.