Evans Heads fly in 2014

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  1. Wildcat

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    Took the family down to the airfield at Evans Heads in Northern NSW for the annual fly in. This was the first time I've been here and for a small show, it had some great aircraft on display. During WWII, this airfield was home to No1 Bombing and Gunnery school, mainly flying types such as fairey battles, Ansons etc. Apparently over a 1000 aircrew who trained here were killed on ops, many in BC over Europe.
    First pics are of the always impressive Avenger :cool: unfortunately she did not fly today.
     

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  2. Airframes

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    Good stuff! Seems strange to us up top of the World, having a show so early in the year!
     
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    Great pics.

    Blue skies seem strange as well !
     
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    Good pics Andy.
     
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    Two thumbs up Andy.

    Cheers,

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    Nice shots with nice camera and best skills!
     
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    Good shots Andy!
     
  9. Wildcat

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    Thanks for the kind words guys! Up next is a CAC Wirraway, airworthy but didn't fly on the Sunday, doesn't matter though as I could look at this beauty all day long :) Looks good in front of the airfields last surviving Bellman hanger from the war.
     

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    That is a spiffy looking aircraft.

    Geo
     
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    More good stuff. Keep them coming.

    Cheers,

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    Thanks guys. Next up is a Grumman Mallard. This was a first for me and I thought see was beaut! Pretty rare to see one down our part of the world as well.
     

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    Nice pics Andy.
     
  14. Wildcat

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    Nice looking T-6, I really liked the colour scheme on this one.
     

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    Great pics Andy. I presume the 'Mallard' is the civilian version of the 'Albatross' - always fancied one as a 'holiday cruiser' !
     
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    Cool shots Andy!
     
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    Next up is a CAC Mustang.
     

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    Love those shots Andy, good stuff man...
     
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    Thanks guys. The second Wirraway to attend, this one in a post war trainer scheme.
     

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