Chris Sperou dropped through for fuel in his Pitts Super Stinker on the way to Port Mac for the Bay Escape. Now into his eighties, 13 times National Aerobatic Champion, Chris can still put on a spectacular flying display. Did you get to see it? ... See moreSee less

4 months ago

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I remember first speaking with him back in the early 80s when he was flying a similar show.... his Afro hair barely fitted within the canopy! Always a great show though!

Have seen him a few times. Cant believe he is in his 80s. Fabulous show!!

Thoroughly enjoyed his show. When I heard the man was over 80 yrs old it just blew me away. What an incredible pilot.

I saw him doing stunts over the Weintal Hotel/Motel in Tanunda for an open day in 1987.

I remember watching him as a kid! Amazing stunt pilot

That is one amazing man and stunt pilot to be still flying like that when in your 80's

His show at the Bay was fantastic 😀

Was absolutely magnificent

Absolutely amazing!!!

Highlight of the day👍🏼

bloody amazing show

Spectacular show ✔️

Hope he is back next year FABULOUS

It was fantastic 😀

Bevan Case

Heads up! At this stage we have another RAAF C27J Spartan coming at approximately 1:00 PM today. As usual there are no guarantees... but it's pretty likely to be here some come down for a look :) ... See moreSee less

5 months ago

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This has just arrived

Rach Leggett

Brian Telford

Hannah Kristen

Ben Clark

Cathy Flier

Wendy Miller the same plane I looked at the other day!

Shane Leistra

Marcia Layley

Emma Thompson Bailey might like to see this

Some shots from our C-27J Spartan visitor that dropped in to pick up some fire fighters for a deployment to Kangaroo Island. It was the first time that one of these aircraft have landed here. To the fire fighters who went to Kangaroo Island... good luck and stay safe :) ... See moreSee less

6 months ago

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Great pics of this stunning aircraft - doing a brilliant job too RAAF.

These are a nice plane! We live over the back of Amberley Air Base and see these regularly!

Fantastic effort by local firemen to offer assistance to help with KI fires. A Gr8 privelledge for the volunteers to be charted by this special transport.

Excellent photos.

Well done good work God bless u all

Wendy Miller way better than the photo I took!

Glad you all are going to help but make sure you all come back

I will show the kids this pic ❤️

Good luck Rebecca Kober ❤️

Grace

❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

Mike Ryan

Robert Reschke

Nathan Leggett missed out on this one

Jack Kleinig

Graham Thomas

Alice Laslett omg is this what aidan is going on

Heads up!! It looks like we have a RAAF Spartan C-27 landing here in about 30 minutes. No guarantees... but feel free to come down and have a look. It's the first time we have had a Spartan land here :) ... See moreSee less

6 months ago

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Just had these 2 guys fly over Bordertown area!

It just landed

What time will it depart again please ? 🤩

Have i missed it?

How long will it be there for?

Bronte Aberle

Josh Young

Rebecca Davison

Steve Allen

Josh Young

Robert Reschke

Kirsty Turner

Biggles Kelm

Regional Express VH-ZXS taking off, 11th December 2019. ... See moreSee less

6 months ago

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Great Photo...👍👏

Using the airport's new heavy apron in style... ... See moreSee less

7 months ago

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Wow, what kind of plane is that?

Very nice. Who's is it ?

Interesting looking aircraft

Steve Tucker

Drew Mitchell

On Sunday the 24th of November, the Mount Gambier Aero Club celebrated the use of the new heavy apron for the first time. Notable aircraft that assembled for the day included a DH-84 Dragon, DH-82 Tiger Moth and a Stinson Sentinel. ... See moreSee less

7 months ago

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And this one. Fabulous display

Great looking planes.

I was a Flight Service Officer here 1979 to 1982 and the only time I saw this apron so crowded was when the Southern Cross Air Race staged through the Mount. 200 aircraft landed in 2 hours and stayed the night. It was a big night at the Aero Club.

It's always great to see the massive Skycrane pass through Mount Gambier. Elsie was the first heavy aircraft to use the new heavy apron. Thanks to all those who came out for a look. :) ... See moreSee less

7 months ago

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Thank you for telling us Elsie was arriving. It was awesome to see how big it was but I didn’t like swallowing the dust & dirt the rotors blew up. Ha ha

That’s just cool!

Andrew Piels Elsie...👀👀

Sue Kaiser

The Erickson is here now! ... See moreSee less

7 months ago

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Damm im gonna miss it! Bloody school run lol

It's about to go... they're just starting it up

How long is it here for

When's it leaving?

Is it still there?

Shai Clayton earlier than expected!

Nathan Buck

Josh Young

Heads Up! It looks like we have one of the huge Erickson water bombing helicopters dropping in for fuel at approximately 3:30 pm TODAY. We are going to park it on the new heavy apron at the Northern end of the airport. Come on down and have a look!! ... See moreSee less

7 months ago

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It's here now!!

Great. We’ll take a drive.

A video to watch

Thanks for the information

Just went through Digby,

Thanks Ashlyn

Rebecca Davison

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Louise Campbell

John Davies

Katie Marshall

Robert Cook

Amber Taylor

Bert Watt

Chum Childs

Tanya Lowe

Emma Lamb

Leesa Scanlon

Dan Kirby would your client be interested?

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Unfortunately due to the inclement weather the Roulettes will NOT be coming through Mount Gambier Airport for fuel today. Sorry everyone... :( ... See moreSee less

8 months ago

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Where will they fuel up?

No probs thankyou for letting us know

Triple M Limestone Coast

Mel K Thompson

Bronte Aberle

Louise Campbell 🙁

Thanks Adam.

Mathew Perry

Argg noooo! Dylan Sharam I just told little man about this 🤦‍♀️

Kylie Mcphail

Heads up! The Roulettes are supposed to be dropping through the airport for fuel tomorrow afternoon around 2 PM. They will be in the new PC-21's. Come down if you wish to have a look. If we hear that they have changed their plans, we'll let you know on here :) ... See moreSee less

8 months ago

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Unfortunately due to the inclement weather the Roulettes will NOT be coming through Mount Gambier Airport for fuel today. Sorry everyone... :(

Robert Bigg

Hopefully they will fly over Mt Gambier!!

Might have to break out the new lens :)

Martin Farmilo

Hannah Kristen

Hannah Kristen

Kylie Austin

Dani Young

Nicole Burner Max would love this :)

Karsha Cosgrove

Emma Lamb

James Chadderton Chelsee Warren

Kymberly Grosser

Sharlene Miles Terri Miles tell dad!

Leesa Scanlon

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Mavis N Daniel Jarrad

Matt Mills Brittney Mills

Casey Lewis

Kelly Jaensch alex wants to go

Dylan Harrison-Brady

Kya McDougall Sharee Brown

Sharon West

Jonathon Clayton

Some great news from the airport this morning :) ... See moreSee less

8 months ago

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That’s great news, well worth supporting!

This BAe 146 charter flight dropped in for a visit this morning with a load of passengers having a stopover in Mount Gambier for a few hours. It's always great to see larger jets utilising our Airport. ... See moreSee less

9 months ago

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Great to see 😎🤩

Fantastic

Has it already left again?

Popped out to have a look. Great to see.

Just watch fly over.👍

What is the largest airplane to land 8 take off at Mt Gambier

so larger jets can land then! So where's the problem with getting another airline company in to allow for more flights and choice?

Departed towards the south east

Looks great.

Charles Wallis

Gary Smith

Last week we had this rather unique visitor drop in. This Stinson Aircraft Company L-5B Sentinel was built in 1944 and is still flown regularly! ... See moreSee less

1 year ago

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How many minutes it takes flight from Melbourne to Mount gambier

You should let us when they're coming ;)

And another one... ... See moreSee less

1 year ago

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Thank you RFDS

Before the storms came through the new RFDS PC24 popped in on a training run. Actually managed to get a decent shot this time :) ... See moreSee less

1 year ago

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Kelly this is the plane we saw today.

Roger Longbotham

Please everyone keep giving to RFDS to keep the plane flying

George Osis is this the one mate?

Thank you RFDS

Seen it take off. Looks good.

Alex Senior this is the new jet we were talking about the other day 👌

Lindy Allchurch

Generations in Jazz always brings in nice aircraft to our airport. This Bombardier Global 600 did Essendon to Mount Gambier in exactly 30 minutes! ... See moreSee less

1 year ago

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Lachie Clements

Joanne :)

Lindsay’s bus

What a beautiful location and aircraft to fly into Mt Gambier!! 😍😎

Cool

Nice 👌🏻

Good job a b 😎

I think you mean a CHALLENGER 600 Not a Global 600 as the Global 6000 needs !800 metres plus to take off or has the runway had further extensions added.

A few days ago we had our first visit from the Royal Flying Doctor's new PC-24. Sorry about the quality of the image. ... See moreSee less

1 year ago

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Yes

Bianca Heron

Flying doctors do an amazing job.

Thought it sounded different

We need to keep giving to keep the Flying Doctor Flying

Is that the one named after John Lynch?

That's a bit fancy. Hopefully never get to fly in it.

Didn't expect it to come down this way

This is fantastic!

Michael Altorfer

Bit rushed getting the shot, were you? NICE looking aircraft!

Just another day at the Mount Gambier airport... ... See moreSee less

1 year ago

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Sian French

do they sit loaded?

Growing a better airstrip?

Is that Roulettes?

Nice photo