Airfield

The Old Station Flying Club

Fly-In & Heritage Show

fighter planes aerobatics Rouletes

Aircraft Displays

MIG stunt plane fighters
Steam Engine Steam Engine heritage trucks Steam Engines Trucks Old cars tractor tractors

Heritage Machinery

Trucks

Cars

Tractors

Tractor Pull

Tractor Pull Event

Slide background Diggers Tank Bell Chopper Trucks

Boys Toys!

Tractor Ride food kids kids

Fly-In Fun

Food & Drinks

Childrens Entertainment

Fashion Parades

The Old Station Flying Club - Air Show Information

The Old Station Flying Club had staged a unique and very popular Fly-in air show annually from 1989 to 2007.

In 2011 the format of the weekend was altered to include tractor pulling and a truck show.
Now renamed The Old Station Fly In & Heritage Show, the weekend continues with the tradition of great hospitality and friendliness.


We welcome pilots and their aircraft from all over Australia and the world.



THE OLD STATION FLY-IN AND HERITAGE SHOW
Old Station Fly-in and Heritage Show is always held 4th weekend in May. Mark your diary!

The next show will be:
27th & 28th May, 2017

Celebrating 26 years of Old Station Air Show Entertainment
Proceeds from the weekend aid our charity:
Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service

Friday 26th May 2017
Aviators and Campers are welcome after lunch, set up ready for a great weekend.
Friday Evening - NO formal Friday Night Dinner etc. this year.
Instead, there will be an informal Meet & Greet at The Feed Barn where “Old Station Beef Stew & Damper” will be available for sale along with other hot foods. A licenced bar will be operating.


Saturday 27th May 2017
Aircraft of all types will continue to arrive.
Warbird Joy Flights will be operating.
Other aerobatic and general aircraft joyflights will be operating.
Vintage Tractor Pull will commence early and heritage machinery will be on display.
Truck Show – Public, please help judge “The Truck of the Show”.
Vintage & Collectable Cars and Motorbikes.
Childrens’ entertainment, market stalls.
Fashion parade at 12:00 noon.
2:30pm Grand Parade of Tractors to the northern side of the airstrip in readiness for the air display.

Air Display commencing at 3pm Sharp
No public are permitted on the airfield during the display as required by CASA.
RAAF Roulettes Aerobatic Team have confirmed they will be attending this year.
Also featuring Warbirds, Matt Hall, Paul Bennet and much more.

The airfield will reopen to the public following the display.
Licenced Bar, Stalls with food, drinks and other.

Saturday Evening
5:00pm Chainsaw & Crosscut sawing competitions.
Presentation of George Creed Memorial Trophies to Truck Show & Tractor Pulling Winners.
Various food stalls and Licenced Bar operating.
Fire Works - Bonfires - Clyde Cameron Live Band - Mechanical Bucking Bull


Sunday 28th May 2017
Warbird Joy Flights will be operating.
Other aerobatic and general aircraft joyflights will be operating.
Vintage Tractor Pull will continue.
Vintage & Collectable Cars and Motorbikes.
Midday a large number of aircraft will depart for home. 2pm conclusion.
Thank you for supporting our show and a safe travel home.



Admission

Admission to day visitors: $20 per person, under 12 years - Free.
Weekend camping $60 per site, no power, no bookings needed.
Campers Admission: $20 per person paid once, under 12 years – Free.
Proceeds aid the Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service.


Air Display

The air display commences at 3pm SHARP. As required by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority the entire airfield and tractor pulling area must be cleared of people prior to the show commencing except those participating in the show.
We understand the inconvenience of this requirement but hope that the public will be understanding and accommodating. We encourage the public to arrive earlier to allow enough time to view the tractor pulling and aircraft on the airfield.
The airfield will reopen to the public following the air display.


Market Stalls

Market stalls are welcome to attend the show. Stall holders will be required to complete the appropriate form, make payment of the site fee and provide a certificate of currency before a site is allocated.
Enquiries can be directed via email to:
osfcstallholders@gmail.com


Aircraft JoyFlights for the public

Warbird joyflights, aerobatic and general aircraft joyflights will be available.
Confirmed aircraft operating joyflights:
T28 Trojan - Rolph-Smith family
Matt Hall Aerobatics, Paul Bennet Air Shows.
Bookings are made direct with the operators of the aircraft.


Aviators

Airfield Details
Runway: 2000m x 18m wide Orientation: 06/24
Co-Ordinates: 150° 48’ 23.8” E 23° 49’ 25.0” S
Radio Frequency: 126.7 UHF Channel 18
Ground Frequency: 121.6
Avgas Available.

Arrival
NO landing fee or camping fee applies to aviators flying in. Our lovely volunteers will assist with parking your aircraft. Your patience will be greatly appreciated.
All aircraft will be asked to make a donation which will be forwarded directly to the charity for the weekend, The Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service. All donations will be gratefully received.

Food/Drink
Food and drink stalls will be available at the tractor pull area adjacent to the airfield or from the northern side of the strip around the Feed Barn.

Amenities
Toilets – port-a-loos will be available across the airfield.
Showers – A toilet/shower block is located near the hangar on the northern side of the airstrip. There is plenty of hot water but being a little early or late of prime times will avoid a wait.

Aircraft fuel/needs
Avgas is available from the refueling shed on the airfield. Any other requirements for weekend that may arise can be discussed with the refueling volunteers. Eftpos, cheque or cash will be received for payment.

Any other aviation enquiries
Rodney Phone: 0402 858 587
Ron     Phone: 0408 704 783


Camping

Campers are welcome from 12 noon on Friday, 26th May. No site bookings are required and no power is available. Volunteers will assist with directing you to a site suitable for your vehicle. Campers are welcome to camp until Sunday afternoon.

Admission and Site Fee
Weekend camping $60 per site plus,
Campers Admission: $20 per person paid once, under 12 years – Free.

Camp Fires
Camp fires will be allowed if weather permits. Camps will be responsible for maintaining a safe fire and ensuring that is completely out prior to departure. If conditions are dry and fire danger is high, camp fires will be banned in the safety of all visitors. Any camps not adhering to directions will be asked to leave with no refund.

Amenities/Rubbish
Toilet and shower blocks will be located in the camping area with the rubbish bins. There is also another green amenities block located inside the fenced area.
There is plenty of hot water but being a little early or late of prime times will avoid a wait. All camp site need to be left clean of rubbish. Please use the rubbish bins supplied.

Generators
Generators are permitted however consideration to your neighbours is required. Please ensure they are used at appropriate times and silent generators are encouraged.

Sorry NO DOGS
Due to the regulations of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority NO DOGS are permitted on the grounds, including camping areas. This is because there is a risk of the dog entering the airfield/airstrip and jeopardising the safety of aircraft, pilots and the public. Anyone not adhering to the regulations will be required to leave without refund of admission/camping fees. Thank you for adhering to CASA’s regulations.
We hope you have a great weekend!


Tractor Pulling

The tractor pulling competition will commence Saturday morning following the lifting of the dew which allows for a fair and safe competition. The competition has different hp categories for both tractors and crawlers. Nominations are taken on the day but prior notice of your intention to participate helps with planning thank you. Trophies are awarded on Saturday night at 5:30pm in front of the bar.

Arriving and Camping
Competitors and family are permitted to camp at the tractor pulling area on the southern side of the airstrip (beside the airfield). All trucks arriving for the tractor pull are asked to continue past the main entry to the next grid and take “Poppy’s way” to the tractor pulling area where an unloading facility is available.

Amenities
Toilets – port-a-loos will be available across the airfield.
Showers – A toilet/shower block is located near the hangar on the northern side of the airstrip. There is plenty of hot water but being a little early or late of prime times will avoid a wait.

Food/Drink
Food and drink stalls will be available at the tractor pull area adjacent to the airfield or from the northern side of the strip around the Feed Barn.

Sorry NO DOGS
Due to the regulations of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority NO DOGS are permitted on the grounds, including camping areas. This is because there is a risk of the dog entering the airfield/airstrip and jeopardising the safety of aircraft, pilots and the public. Anyone not adhering to the regulations will be required to leave without refund of admission/camping fees. Thank you for adhering to CASA’s regulations.

Further Tractor Enquiries – Andrew Phone: 0428 346 611


Truck Show

The truck show is held Saturday on the northern side of the airstrip on the grass circle. Access to the show is via the main entrance.
All trucks participating are asked to be parked prior to 8am on Saturday morning.

Trucks will be judged on Saturday and trophies presented on Saturday night at 5:30pm in front of the bar. There are a number of sections including “People’s Choice” which we ask the public to vote for their favourite truck.

Truck Show enquiries – Tony Phone: 0749 362260 - Office Hours.


General Enquiries

We are all volunteers that work tirelessly to ensure this show is run successfully. As you can imagine we are very busy and we ask that if you have a question please ensure that you have read all the information to ensure that the answer to your question is not already provided in the supplied information. Any other unanswered enquiries can be directed via email to:
flyin@oldstationflyingclub.com.au


Frequently Asked Questions

What date is the show?
Saturday, 27th & Sunday 28th May, 2017

When does the Air Show start?
3pm SHARP, so make sure you come early!

How much does it cost to get in?
$20 per person. Under 12 Free.

Do I need to book a site to camp?
No. You will be directed to an area appropriate for your vehicle.

Can I come early to camp?
Sorry, no. Our volunteers will be busy setting up and you are welcome to arrive from 12 noon on Friday, 26th. Thank you.

When is the best time to come if I am only coming for the day?
Saturday, mid morning to see everything on display then stay for the Air Show and Saturday night entertainment.

Can I bring our dog?
Strictly NO. The Civil Aviation Safety Authority regulations prohibit dogs anywhere on the grounds of the show for safety reasons.

How do I get there?
From Rockhampton – Turn right 3kms south of the Raglan Tavern and follow the signs, turning right onto Langmorn Road (gravel road).
From Gladstone – Turn left at Ambrose and follow the bitumen until you see the air show sign, turning left onto Langmorn Road (gravel road).

What will I see at the show?
Aircraft – air show, warbird joyflights and general aircraft joyflights.
Tractor Pulling competition and heritage machinery.
Truck show with voting for the People’s Truck of the Show.
Vintage & Collectable Cars and Motorbikes.
Market Stalls, Childrens’ Amusements, Fashion Parade and assorted displays.
Saturday night chainsaw and crosscut races with live band.
All within a beautiful, country setting.


Contact Details

General enquiries:
flyin@oldstationflyingclub.com.au

Aviation enquiries:
Rodney phone 0402 858 587
Ron phone 0408 704 783

Tractor enquiries:
Andrew phone 0428 346 611

Truck Show enquiries:
Tony phone 07 4936 2260 Office Hours

Flyin 2017