Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia Descend on the Temora Aviation Museum

It is expected that more than 150 antique, classic, contemporary & warbird aircraft will fly into Temora this weekend for the AAAA’s annual fly-in which will celebrate 40 years of operation for the club. Members will travel from as far as Queensland and Western Australia with some very special aircraft assured to be in attendance. The antique, classic, contemporary & warbird aircraft will begin to arrive on Friday 28th and depart on Sunday 30th March. Although the fly-in will not include any official flying displays there will be plenty of action with so many arriving and departing aircraft as well as unique aircraft to view on the ground. Visitors to the Museum will be able to use the train shuttle service, which is provided free of charge, to see the aircraft up close and tour the flight line. Chief Executive of the Museum Kenny Love said “we welcome all members associated with the Antique Aeroplane Association of Australia; it will be exciting to see so many rare and unique aircraft descend on Temora which is an airfield with so much history. This is a great opportunity for enthusiasts to look at aircraft of all types”. The Museum’s exhibition spaces will be open from 10am each day with the entire collection available for inspection and the Mess Hall will operational selling food and drinks. Entry is via the Temora Aviation Museum located at 1 Tom Moon Avenue and admission applies.

April Aircraft Showcase

The next Aircraft Showcase is scheduled for April 5th and the great autumn weather should make it an event not to be missed. A great line up of aircraft will display for you with the RAAF Sabre, Spitfire, Hudson and Wirraway all taking to the autumn skies. There will be no Aircraft Showcase on April 19th due to the activity on the Temora Aerodrome when Natfly 2014 comes to town. Natfly is an aviation event brought to you by Recreation Aviation Australia (RA-Aus). Everyone is welcome, and there is no admission charge. Planning for Natfly 2014 is well underway. The Easter program will provide something for everyone. Here are a few of the activities that will be on offer: For Children: Two days of activities that include a scavenger hunt for stickers with prizes at the end; face painting, paper airplane building and flying competitions, ropework; compass activities; and performances by children’s groups and other surprises to keep the little ones engaged. For Non-pilots: A market, a display of Recreational Vehicles, Vintage cars, historical tours of the town and environs; performances at night. For Pilots: Simulators; forums on maintenance, aircraft building, hands-on metal working workshops, seminars and forums by CASA, AirServices, AMSA, OZ Runways, air displays, aerobatic joy rides with Matt Hall and many more activities.