Entertainment Aplenty at Mechanos 2018

There’s plenty of fun and intrigue to look forward to at Mechanos this year as an exciting line-up of displays are confirmed. Mackay Regional Airport will be a buzz on 11 August, as custom and vintage planes, cars and bikes are put on display at Queensland’s only airshow of 2018.

With Paul Bennett Airshows providing the wow factor in the skies, terra firma excitement will come from the collection of collectable cars, bikes and planes.

Keeping up with the themes of speed and innovation, Mechanos will showcase past icons, cutting edge modern technologies and provide an exciting look into the future of the automotive and aeronautic industries.

Hot rod alley, go-karts, RC’s and drones, custom engines and much more will all be on display.

Capturing the exciting moments, and iconic displays will also be made easier this year, with Mechanos set to feature an Instameet.

Together with Canon Collective and Mackay Tourism, Mechanos will provide the opportunity for professional and amateur photographers to learn the basics of aerial photography, as well receiving an introductionto the Lightroom Catalogue, and Developing tools.

Chair of Mackay Tourism, and General Manager of Mackay Airport, Rob Porter, said there is something for everyone at Mechanos 2018.

“Mechanos will bring to Mackay the latest in aeronautical and mechanical engineering displays”.

“Mackay has a strong interest in all things planes, cars and bikes, so, together with our event partners, we have put together an exciting line-up of exhibits to thrill the crowds”.

Mr Porter continued “I’m also looking forward to seeing the amazing photography work that will come about from this year’s Instameet. The Instameet provides the opportunity for photographers of all skill levels, to learn the exciting art of aerial photography and help showcase Mechanos as an event”.

Mechanos tickets are available at discounted pre-event pricing, with adult tickets just $15, child tickets (ages 5-16) only $7.50 and pension card holder tickets $10.

Mechanos promises to be an enjoyable and affordable day out with pre-event online family tickets $37.50.

Tickets can be purchased at http://www.mechanos.com.au/tickets/.



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Published: 12 July 2018 

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