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General FAQs 2018-04-09T16:11:20+00:00

General FAQs

Please find below a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Ticketing FAQs

Where can I buy tickets to the event? 2018-04-10T09:47:11+00:00

Click here to buy tickets online for Warbirds Downunder 2018.

Tickets may also be purchased on the day at the Bartondale Road entrance or at the Information Hub at Paleface Park in Temora. Please note that purchases made on the day will be at a higher price than online prices.

Where can I buy camping tickets? 2018-04-10T09:49:42+00:00

Click here to buy tickets online. Please note that Airfield Campground sites and Squadron Tent Barracks sites are sold online prior to the event only. To stay in these areas, you must also be in possession of a valid two day ticket to Warbirds Downunder 2018.

If you have already purchased your tickets to Warbirds Downunder 2018, and now also wish to purchase Airfield Camping tickets, please call Ticketmaster directly on 136 100 and provide them with the details of the transaction for your event tickets.

How much are tickets? 2018-03-21T16:47:40+00:00

Please follow the links for the prices and inclusions of different premium tickets and general admission tickets for Warbirds Downunder.

Can I get a refund? 2018-04-10T09:51:25+00:00

Warbirds Downunder 2018 has a no refund policy. Please click here for the full terms and conditions.

My child is 17, what type of ticket do they need? 2018-03-21T12:33:14+00:00

Children over the age of 16 (17+) are required to purchase a valid adult ticket for the relevant day of the airshow.

My child is 16, do I have to buy them a ticket? 2018-03-21T12:31:50+00:00

Yes, children aged 3-16 are required to be in possession of a valid child ticket for the relevant day of the airshow.

However, if they are occupying a seat in a premium ticket area (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Flightline areas), they are required to be in possession of a two day ticket for the relevant area. Please note there are no child prices for these tickets.

My child is under 3, do they need a ticket? 2018-03-21T12:29:15+00:00

No child under the age of 3 will require any form of ticket for Warbirds Downunder 2018.

Please note that this means in any premium ticket area, a child under 3 cannot occupy a seat in the grandstand and must sit on your lap. If you wish for the child to have a seat in one of these premium pass areas, you must purchase the relevant two-day pass for them.

Can I get a Senior’s Discount? 2018-03-21T12:25:47+00:00

A senior’s discount is not offered at Warbirds Downunder. You will need to purchase an adult ticket.

How many tickets can I buy? 2018-04-10T09:56:19+00:00

You can buy up to 10 tickets by clicking here. If you require more than 10 tickets, please contact a TicketMaster Group Consultant at groups@ticketmaster.com.au or phone 02 8240 2290 in NSW, or 1300 889 278 in all other States.

When do tickets go on sale? 2018-04-10T09:55:17+00:00

Tickets will go on sale at 9am on 10th April 2018. Click here to purchase or visit www.ticketmaster.com.au

Are premium passes available for individual days? 2018-03-21T15:44:37+00:00

No. The Gold, Silver, Bronze and Flightline Premium Pass tickets are available as a two day pass only. You will have the privilege of using these areas for both the Friday Evening and Saturday Airshows.

What ticket should I buy? 2018-03-21T12:19:43+00:00

If you want to attend the Friday night airshow only, select for each person in your group either:
General Admission Friday Night Only Adult OR
General Admission Friday Night Only Child OR

If you want to attend the Saturday airshow only, select for each person in your group either:
General Admission Saturday Only Adult OR
General Admission Saturday Only Child OR

If you want to attend both the Friday night and Saturday airshows, select for each person in your group either:
Gold 2 Day Pass OR
Silver 2 Day Pass OR
Bronze 2 Day Pass OR
Flightline Grandstand 2 Day Pass OR
General Admission 2 Day Pass Adult OR
General Admission 2 Day Pass Child

Accomodation FAQs

How do I book a hotel and where in the area? 2018-03-21T10:27:15+00:00

Please click here for the links to the Visitor Information Centre websites of surrounding towns. They will be able to direct you to any available accommodation in the area.

I don’t have my own tent, can I hire one? 2018-03-21T10:34:18+00:00

Yes. If you don’t have any camping gear, don’t panic! Just rent a tent for Warbirds Downunder at Squadron Tent Barracks. The tents are set up ready for you to sleep in Friday and Saturday nights (with an option to add Thursday night), and then dismantled for you on Sunday. Click here for more information on Squadron Tent Barracks at Warbirds Downunder.

Can I bring my caravan? 2018-03-21T10:23:19+00:00

Yes, we have a number of powered and unpowered van sites available. Please click here for more information about the different types of Airfield Campground sites.

Can I have a BBQ in the campgrounds? 2018-03-21T13:35:25+00:00

Yes, BBQs are permitted to be used in the campgrounds at Warbirds Downunder.

Can I have an open fire in the campgrounds? 2018-03-21T10:18:19+00:00

Unfortunately open fires are prohibited in the campgrounds at Warbirds Downunder.

What can I bring? 2018-03-21T13:49:23+00:00

Permitted Items

  • Gas bottles and small BBQs
  • Eskies and coolers
  • Generators to be used only between the hours of 8am and 8pm

Prohibited Items

Please note that prohibited items may be confiscated so if in doubt, leave it at home. Prohibited items include:

  • Offensive weapons, including potential missiles
  • Illegal substances
  • Flares, fireworks or sparklers
  • Drums
  • Fires and open flames of any kind (Gas BBQ’s excepted)
  • Sound systems
  • Portable laser equipment and pens
  • Any other item deemed to be dangerous or offensive or potentially dangerous by event organisers
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) and any other forms of Drones or powered Models are prohibited by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority to be used or operated at Aerodromes or within 30 meters of any other person. You could be fined up to $4000 so do not bring them to Warbirds Downunder.
Is there power for my sleep apnoea (CPAP) machine? 2018-04-09T14:23:10+00:00

The Tiger Moth campground is the only powered campground. If you are staying in one of the following campgrounds, Boomerang, Meteor, Wirraway, Hudson or Spitfire, you will need to provide your own power for your CPAP machine. If you are staying in Squadron Tent Barracks, you will also need to provide your own power for your CPAP machine.

Please note that generators are only to be used between the hours of 8am and 8pm.

Where do I go when I arrive? 2018-03-21T10:10:22+00:00

When you arrive you will be directed along Airport Road to a check-in point. After you have checked in, a volunteer will take you to your campground.

What types of campsites are available? 2018-04-10T09:58:53+00:00

Two different types of accommodation will be available on site at Warbirds Downunder 2018, Airfield Camping and Squadron Tent Barracks ‘Glamping’. Please click here for more information about the types of Airfield Camping sites available, and here for more information about Squadron Tent Barracks.

How much are campsites? 2018-03-21T09:58:33+00:00

Please click here for Airfield Campground prices and please click here for Squadron Tent Barracks prices.

How do I purchase camping tickets? 2018-04-10T10:01:04+00:00

Airfield Campground and Squadron Tent Barracks tickets will go on sale when Warbirds Downunder 2018 event tickets go on sale on 10th April 2018 via Ticketmaster. Please click here to purchase camping tickets.

Are there disabled facilities available within the campgrounds? 2018-02-22T12:08:33+00:00

Unfortunately there are no disabled facilities available within the Airfield Campgrounds. However, there will be disabled toilet and shower facilities available if you stay at Squadron Tent Barracks.

What size are the campsites? 2018-04-10T10:02:33+00:00

The campsites are approximately 8m x 6m. Please ensure all your belongings stay within this area.

If you require a bigger site to accommodate a larger caravan or RV, please purchase an additional site.

Can I book extra nights? 2018-04-10T10:03:29+00:00

You will be able to book additional nights before the airshow. Airfield campsites are available from Monday 8th October 2018. Squadron Tent Barracks sites are available from Thursday 11th October 2018.

Can I get a refund on my site if I am unable to attend? 2017-04-07T12:05:33+00:00

No, we have a no refund policy.

Are the number of sites limited? 2017-04-07T12:05:29+00:00

Yes they are, so get in quick.

Can I swap my campground at a later time? 2018-02-22T12:11:55+00:00

No, once you have selected your campground type, you cannot change it.

What tickets do I need to purchase in order to camp on the airfield or Squadron Tent Barracks? 2018-03-21T10:03:54+00:00

If you are staying in one of the Airfield Campgrounds, or Squadron Tent Barracks, you must purchase a TWO DAY admission ticket for Warbirds Downunder 2018.

Please note that your event ticket will be checked when you arrive at the camping check-in. If you do not hold a valid two day event pass, you will be directed to the box office to purchase the relevant ticket.

How many vehicles can I have on my site? 2017-04-07T12:05:19+00:00

As space is limited, only one vehicle will be permitted per site.

Who is operating the campground? 2017-04-07T12:05:16+00:00

Temora Shire Council own the airfield and operate the campground for Warbirds Downunder. The people you will meet, who are checking you in and placing you on a site, are all volunteers, so please be patient and respectful.

Will my site be located with my friends? 2018-03-21T10:05:08+00:00

You are purchasing a site within a campground – not a specific site number. Sites will be filled as guests arrive, so if you wish to be beside your friends you must all check in at the same time.

Can I purchase multiple camping sites? 2017-04-07T12:05:09+00:00

Yes. You can purchase as many sites as you would like.

Can I bring my dog or other pets? 2018-03-21T11:14:11+00:00

Unfortunately, dogs and other pets are not allowed on the event site or at Squadron Tent Barracks. Guide dogs are, of course, an exception to this rule.

If you are staying in an Airfield Campground, pets are allowed, but must be on a lead at all times.

Parking FAQs

What if the carpark is full? 2018-03-21T10:48:50+00:00

There is ample car parking, with overflow options available if required.

Can I charge my electric car? 2018-03-21T10:48:02+00:00

The closest Tesla supercharging stations are at Gundagai, Goulburn & Bathurst with Destination Charging at Cowra, Forbes, Junee & Wagga.

Is there car & motorbike parking available? 2018-03-21T10:49:35+00:00

Yes, there are three types of parking:

Premium Tickets (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Flightline Grandstand):

  • These tickets include two-day parking.
  • Located on Tom Moon Avenue, within walking distance of the Tom Moon Avenue entrance.

General Admission (single day or two day):

  • Located on Bartondale Road.
  • You can walk from these carparks, however we do provide a constant shuttle service to the Event site.
  • You can either purchase parking online when you purchase your event tickets OR you can pay when you arrive at the carpark.

Disabled Parking:

  • Located on Tom Moon Avenue.
  • If you are purchasing a General Admission ticket online, please ensure that you also purchase a parking ticket online. Parking is included in the cost of Gold, Silver, Bronze and Flightline Grandstand tickets.
  • Please ensure that your Disabled Parking Permit is visible when you arrive.

Event/Venue FAQs

Can I bring a drone? 2018-03-21T11:50:42+00:00

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) and any other forms of Drones or powered Models are prohibited by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority to be used or operated at Aerodromes or within 30 meters of any other person. You could be fined up to $4000 so do not bring them to Warbirds Downunder.

Can I video and photo record the event? 2018-03-21T11:49:44+00:00

Yes you can. Please feel free to share photos and video with us on our social media accounts.

Are there EFTPOS terminals? 2018-03-21T11:48:44+00:00

Yes, all our Gift Shops will have EFTPOS terminals.

Is there water available at the event? 2018-03-21T11:47:27+00:00

There will be two water bottle re-fill stations, as well as misting fans to keep you cool during the airshow.

Is there Wi-Fi at the event? 2018-03-21T11:46:19+00:00

Free Wi-Fi is accessible at the event, however please be aware that with the large number of visitors on site, the connection may be slower than usual.

Are there undercover areas? 2018-03-21T11:45:12+00:00

Bronze Pass seating is undercover. A two day pre-purchased ticket is required for Bronze Pass. The Display Hangar also offers shade, as well as a few trees around the event site.

We do suggest that you bring a hat and sunscreen.

Is there a lost & found? 2018-03-21T11:43:18+00:00

Yes, the lost & found is located at the Museum Guardhouse & Gift Shop during the Warbirds Downunder event. Please refer to the event map.

Can I access the grandstands with my wheelchair? 2018-03-21T11:41:04+00:00

Unfortunately, Gold, Silver, and Flightline Premium areas are not suitable for wheelchairs. However, if you wish to be in a premium ticket area, Bronze Pass is wheelchair-friendly. General Admission tickets are also available and are wheelchair-friendly.

I have a wheelchair/mobility scooter, can I still get around? 2018-03-21T11:37:33+00:00

You will still be able to move around the site, but please be aware that the ground is uneven in many areas and extra caution must be taken as a result.

What is the flying program and what aircraft will I see? 2018-03-21T11:36:02+00:00

The list of aircraft is constantly changing and therefore so is the flying program. To see an up to date list of the aircraft participating in Warbirds Downunder 2018, please click here.

Can I purchase a Warbirds Downunder 2018 DVD? 2018-03-21T10:59:26+00:00

Great news! This year, every person who purchases a Warbirds Downunder ticket will receive a link to download the high definition airshow video. You will be able to share this download with family and friends.

What can I bring to the event? 2018-03-21T13:43:37+00:00

Items permitted on event site:

  • You may bring chairs to the event. Please ensure that they are always secure, and cannot blow away, as we do not want items to end up on the flightline;
  • Eskies and coolers;

Prohibited items:

  • Unfortunately you may not bring umbrellas or shade tents to the event as they pose a risk to aircraft should they blow away and end up on the flightline. If you arrive with these items, you will be asked to return them to your car;
  • Alcohol;
  • Offensive weapons, including potential missiles;
  • Illegal substances;
  • Flares, fireworks or sparklers;
  • Drums;
  • Fires and open flames of any kind;
  • Sound systems;
  • Portable laser equipment and pens;
  • Any other item deemed to be dangerous or offensive or potentially dangerous by event organisers;
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) and any other forms of Drones or powered Models are prohibited by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority to be used or operated at Aerodromes or within 30 meters of any other person. You could be fined up to $4000 so do not bring them to Warbirds Downunder.
What arrangements are there for people with Special Needs? 2018-03-21T11:08:44+00:00

We all know that Warbirds Downunder is a fantastic event to attend, and we love the fact that people – able bodied and those more restricted – can come along and enjoy our truly iconic airshow together. But to make sure those who have special needs can enjoy the airshow to their full capacity, here is a list of facilities and support services that we have provided to ensure an enjoyable time.

  • Disability Access toilets will be available and clearly signposted at the airshow.
  • The closest parking area to the main entrance will be set aside for Disabled Parking. Please note that there is a charge for parking if you purchase a General Admission ticket (parking is included in the cost of Premium tickets). You must display your Disabled Parking Permit to park in this carpark.
  • Please note that the Gold Pass, Silver Pass and Flightline Premium Grandstands are not wheelchair, or stroller, friendly.
What if I injure myself? Is there a First Aid Centre? 2018-03-21T11:09:37+00:00

NSW Ambulance personnel will be on site during the airshow. The First Aid areas are clearly marked on the site maps. In the event of an accident or emergency ask a volunteer for help or call 000.

Can I get a refund? 2018-03-21T11:12:42+00:00

Warbirds Downunder has a no refunds policy. Please contact n.curry@aviationmuseum.com.au if you believe you are under extenuating circumstances.

Can I purchase official merchandise at Warbirds Downunder? 2018-03-21T11:10:03+00:00

Yes, we have three official Warbirds Downunder merchandise sites. One will be situated in the Museum Giftshop area, the second will be located inside the Aircraft Display Hangar and the third will be located near the Information Tent. Alternatively you can buy your merchandise from our online giftshop.

Can I bring my dog or other pets? 2018-03-21T11:14:11+00:00

Unfortunately, dogs and other pets are not allowed on the event site or at Squadron Tent Barracks. Guide dogs are, of course, an exception to this rule.

If you are staying in an Airfield Campground, pets are allowed, but must be on a lead at all times.

Are there ATM facilities? 2018-03-21T11:14:42+00:00

Unfortunately there are no ATM facilities available onsite, however tickets and official Warbirds Downunder merchandise can be purchased with Eftpos.

The closest ATM facilities are located in Temora town centre.

When do the gates open and when will flying start? 2018-03-21T10:55:13+00:00

On Friday 12th October 2018, the gates will open at 12pm for the evening airshow, with the flying scheduled to commence at 3pm. Gates will close at 7:30pm.

On Saturday 13th October 2018, the gates will open at 8:30am for the full-day airshow, with the flying scheduled to commence at 11am. Gates will close at 4:30pm.

*Please note that times are approximate and are subject to change.

Am I allowed to bring alcohol into the airshow? 2018-03-21T15:44:47+00:00

No. This is a family friendly airshow and strictly no alcohol is permitted onsite.

Will my mobile phone work at the airshow? 2018-03-21T11:17:34+00:00

Yes, however there is no reception for Vodafone customers and poor reception for Optus customers. Please be aware that with the large volume of visitors, the connection may be slower than usual.

Getting Involved FAQs

What if I want to advertise in the Souvenir Program? 2018-03-29T12:48:57+00:00

Please contact Wilson Media at wilson@netspeed.com.au

Can I become a Volunteer? 2018-03-21T11:57:07+00:00

Absolutely! If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for Warbirds Downunder 2018, please contact Nicola Curry at n.curry@aviationmuseum.com.au.

How do I become a Food Vendor? 2018-03-21T11:56:27+00:00

If you would like to apply to become a Food Vendor, please contact Nicola Curry at n.curry@aviationmuseum.com.au.

How do I become an Exhibitor? 2018-03-21T11:55:18+00:00

If you would like to apply to become an Exhibitor, please contact Nicola Curry at n.curry@aviationmuseum.com.au.

How do I get Media Accreditation? 2018-03-21T11:54:08+00:00

Media Accreditation Passes are limited. If you would like to apply, please contact Nicola Curry at n.curry@aviationmuseum.com.au.

Transport FAQs

How do I get to the event? 2018-03-21T12:06:25+00:00

Please click here to find out how to get to Warbirds Downunder 2018.

Are there places to stop on my way to Temora? 2018-03-21T12:05:06+00:00

Please click here to see various locations to visit on the way to or from Warbirds Downunder 2018.

How do I get from Temora to the event site? 2018-03-21T12:04:10+00:00

Continuous shuttle buses will be running before and after the event to transport visitors between Temora and the event site. Plenty of car parking is also available at the event site.

What can I do in Temora when I’m not at Warbirds Downunder 2018? 2018-03-21T12:02:47+00:00

Please click here to see all the activities in the area before and after the event.

How do I get from my campground to the event site? 2018-03-21T12:00:19+00:00

The quickest way will be to walk to the event site. You will receive a map in your camping pack when you arrive.

What if I am flying to the event? 2018-03-21T11:01:01+00:00

For pilots intending to fly to Temora Aerodrome for Warbirds Downunder 2018, an AIP SUP will be published closer to the event. Please see Airservices Australia’s website.

It is recommended that you check NOTAMS for YMMM (Melbourne FIR), YTEM, D427 and R406 in addition to any other NOTAMS required for your flight. A full Pilot Advice information document will also be available on the website closer to the 2018 event, and will include a high resolution airfield photo to enable pilots to become familiar with the airfield layout and aircraft parking areas prior to arrival.

There will be no airside access to or from the Warbirds Downunder 2018 event site. All pilots and passengers flying in must access the event through one of the three ticket points and possess a valid ticket for the day.

For more information on flying in to Temora, click here.

If your question was not answered here, please contact info@warbirdsdownunderairshow.com.au

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