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c722352, June 19, 2017 in Trips/Events/Seats
This will be a huge event,last year was an incredible weekend,this year even bigger.
Camping with your aircraft is available at Cumulus Airpark adjacent to YGYM, an aviators dinner is on Saturday night, two courses served in a large marquee for $20.00 a head which also includes entertainment and a bonfire.
If you have an aircraft for sale,bring it along and feature it along with the small aviation expo that is being held on site on Saturday the 5th.
Sunday the 6th is the Gympie Aerodrome Open Day,so after a hot breakfast,taxi your aircraft down to the main display area where there will be a large contingent of aircraft,vintage and exotic motor vehicles and bikes,plus entertainment and markets.
There will be a P51 an L39,a Waco,helicopters etc offering adventure flights and we are expecting a fly past of an RAAF C17.
So come and join us,it will be fun. To RSVP go to the Cumulus Airpark website and for further details please don't hesitate to contact the phone number featured in the previous post.
See you there !
Hi. Just checking there are no display windows or special procedures or info for visiting pilots?
CTAF 126.7 in the area. pilots will be informed of ground frequency. if in use at time, the only other delay could be the C17 if it is in the area.
August 5th & 6th 2017
There will be increase in aircraft traffic at the Gympie Aerodrome on the weekend of the 5th & 6th of August.
A NOTAM will be issued prior to the weekend.
A ground frequency of 127.9 will be used by ground operations staff on Sunday the 6th of August. Once landed at YGYM please switch to this frequency.
Refuelling facilities at the aerodrome will be very difficult to access on Sunday the 6th of August due to stationary aircraft on the primary hard stand.
If visiting the facility and staying overnight please refuel your aircraft on the Saturday the 5thof August if you require to.
Aircraft taking part in the Open Day static display are required to be in place before 900 hrs on Sunday the 6th.
There will be regular bus transfers from Cumulus Airpark to the main display area throughout the day on Sunday.
Once positioned in the display, Aircraft will need to remain in place until the close of the event at 1500 hrs.
On ground contact is Paul Garrahy 0436 474 011.
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