KIM ROLPH-SMITH operates adventure flights and aerial shows, from Brisbane and has been flying vintage aircraft for 20 years.
To this year's Great Eastern Fly-In he brought a T28 Trojan built in the USA in 1952 and a Yak 52 made in Russia 10 years ago. His son Cameron was also at the aviators' gathering.
He and his family have been part of the fly-in for 18 years.
"We want to make sure that the airport remains open in Evans," he said.
"Everyone loves it. It is a great venue, very safe as there are not many buildings around and nobody is disturbed by noise."
He met visitors from Perth, Melbourne and New Zealand.
Mr Rolph-Smith was also happy to see some rare warbirds at Evans Head.
"The P-51 Mustang has a lot of history from WWII, so does the Wirraways we saw here this weekend," he said.
Big crowds and fine weather ensured the day's success.
Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.