During the Wings Over Illawarra (WOI) Airshow a number of HARS aircraft will be available for inspection for a $5 visitor donation which will include entry to HARS 747-400 (JUMBO) aircraft (lower deck only) with additional special 747 experiences as follows:
HARS Aviation Museum 747 Special Tours available during ‘Wings Over Illawarra’ Airshow on Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of November 2022.
747 Jumbo Jet Cockpit Experience:
An incredible opportunity to experience first-hand what really goes on at the pointy end of this huge aircraft.
Enjoy 45 minutes in the Cockpit of our Qantas 747-438, VH-OJA sitting in the Pilot and Co-Pilot seats hosted by a 747 pilot who will explain the workings of the cockpit in detail including take-off and landing procedures and emergency procedures that you would not normally be aware of.
These tours will be limited to two guests per session at a cost of $100 per guest. Tours will be conducted every hour for a duration of 45 minutes starting at 9:30 AM with the last tour at 2:30 PM each day.
The minimum age for these tours is 14 years although children as young as 12 may be considered if accompanied by a family member or guardian (friend of family).
Please call HARS Reception on 02 4257 4333 to reserve your seat. Payment is required to be paid at the time of booking and it is recommended that you book ahead as past experience has been that there are very few slots available on the actual days of the Airshow.
747 Jumbo Jet Wing Walk Experience:
The opportunity to walk out onto the wing of this huge 747 aircraft attached to a cable by means of a safety harness.
Special Wing Walk tours will be conducted during the ‘Wings Over Illawarra’ Airshow weekend for up 6 guests at a time for a duration of 15 minutes on the 747 Jumbo Jet starboard wing. Guests will experience great views and photo opportunities of the Wings Over Illawarra activities below. Suitable clothing (shorts or slacks for women) and sensible footwear (no thongs) must be worn.
These tours will be run on both days every half hour starting at 9:30 AM with the last tour at 3:00 PM.
Due to availability being subject to weather conditions, bookings and ticket sales will only be available at the HARS 747 aircraft site on the days of attending the Airshow.
The special ‘Wings Over Illawarra’ Airshow price is $30 per guest. The minimum age for these tours is 14 years although children as young as 12 may be accepted if accompanied by a family member or guardian (friend of family) and they are of a size to be safely secured in one of the child harnesses provided.
Remember – no phone bookings for the Wing Walk tours prior to the Airshow however on the day of attendance you can pay and book for a tour later on that same day.