Avalon airshow is the biannual Australian international airshow at Avalon airport, Victoria, Australia. It comprises of hundreds on RAAF, RAF, USAF, Cessna, Beechcreaft, Piper, Boeiing, Airbus and many more planes, helicopters and vechiles not t mention the some 500,000 vistors over Friday and the weekend.
I apologies in avance for the photos, I only have access to an iPhone 6.
Arrived at the show just after the weekend starting time of 1400. My mum and I decided to rotate inside the out due to the 40 degree heat c.
Garmin glass cokpits as well as the Boeing 737MAX wingtips.
Outside again to see one out of the the USAF Boeing 707
Checking out the RAAF trainers and acrobatic aircraft.
KC30A (A330 done up) taking off from Avalon to particate in the airshow.
Surpise flyby from an F-22 or F-35 (Wasn’t sure if it was RAAF or USAF). This was when we descovered how bloody LOUD it is!
Just a little reminder that this is still a fully operational commercial airport even if there was an airshow on!
Checking out the RAAF C-130 plus cockpit (Sorry for the bad photos, not to be used for intelligence gathering.
Checking the huge RAAF C-17!
A closer look at a huge drove, RAAF F-35 and the USAF B-52 bomber.
Some more reminders that we were actually walking on an airport ramp.
Inside the KC-135R cokcpit, cargo area and midair refueling bay.
The sunset and a B-52 bomber who flew from Andrews AFB (USA) to Avalon, flew over and returned without landing.
Saturday the 2nd of March
Checking out a famous DC-3!
Taking a look inside a Japanese C-2.
A lot of photos of a Qantas Boeing 747-400 of which had flown from SYD to AVV (Avaon) to go on display before going back on it’s very last flight back to SYD.
Lastly, having a look around the Malaysian A400M with the massive refuleing line.
A panaramic view of about 1 8th of the Avalon area.