QRAA Club president Mark Brandsen at the controls of his Jabiru J160.
QRAA Club president Mark Brandsen at the controls of his Jabiru J160.

Gearing up for fly-in

THE annual Wings Over Warwick Fly-In at Warwick-Massie Aerodrome is shaping up to be bigger than ever.

A group of World War II war birds will be on display and offering joy-flights around the Darling Downs. Also on display and flying will be a range of general aviation and recreational aircraft.

Queensland Recreational Aircraft Association (QRAA) president Mark Brandsen said organisers had been able to secure a wider range of aircraft to add to the already impressive track record of having a unique range of aircraft both static and in flying activities.

“Entry is free and activities get under way from 8am and conclude around 1.30pm,” Mr Brandsen said.

Barbecue food and drinks will be available throughout the day.

Wings Over Warwick will be held on Saturday, September 11, and with the recently upgraded airstrip and facilities, it's shaping up to be the biggest and best aviation event on the Darling Downs with expected crowds of 1500 people and 200 aircraft.

A Jabiru J160C will offer trial flights with the flight school operator Rob Behrend. If you have thought about learning to fly, here's your chance. Details on www.qraa.info



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