Parkes Aero Club was formed in 1948 and represents one of the oldest continuously operated aero clubs in Australia, supporting
primary and advanced recreational and general aviation training in the Central West of NSW.
On the 14th April 2018, the Club will celebrate seventy years of flying with a spectacular Air Display involving the Parkes
Community, Flying Clubs and Professional Organisations.
The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS), has a satellite branch based at the Parkes Aviation Museum. Exhibits include a RAAF Caribou, a Harvard, a Jindivik drone and aviation military and civilian technology exhibits. A Convair CV 580 recently completed its last ever flight to Parkes and an ex RAAF Lockheed Neptune is currently in restoration ready for display at the museum.
On ground, static displays of antique aircraft and cars will be on view, booths selling merchandise, food stalls, jumping castle and other attractions for children. Gates open 10am, air display from 12 noon to 3pm, day ends at 4pm.
Entry Fees $60, 2 adults 2 children, adults $25, 12years to 18 years $10. Enter the Phoenix competition to win a double pass!