Mechanos is a mechanical technologies focused event and below is an indication of the various elements to the events.

Some exciting Technologies and Mechatronics at this years event include:

  • Gesture controlled 33 Tonne Excavator
  • Virtual Reality Hanglider experience
  • CQU Mechatronics display
  • Makers Spaces creations



Mechanos is excited to invite Paul Bennett Airshows to the event this year and Paul is bring an extreme aerobatic stunt display with several of his professional planes, such as; The Wolf Pitts Pro, YAK 52, T-28 Trojan and the Gruman Avenger

Check out some of Paul’s awesome planes below….



Mechanos is focused on supporting general aviation in Mackay and each year Wings & Wheels invites plane owners to bring their planes off the runway and onto the front lawn at the Aeroclub.

There will be 20+ Planes displayed at the event and an opportunity for you to get up close and personal.

Check out some great pics from the previous Wings & Wheels and some awesome planes owned by local pilots….


Custom and Vintage Bikes

Like any great mechanical focused event, motorcycles are a must.

With a selection of bikes from the British Motorcycle Club of Mackay your in for a treat with some vintage classics. Want to know more about the Brittish bike club? Check out their website –

Check out some great pics from the previous Wings & Wheels….


Custom and Unique Cars

Vintage, heritage, custom, classic, modern or just plain awesome…… Mechanos will have a vast range of cool cars in 2016….

And to add to the excitement, Mechanos has teamed with Covered in Chrome to deliver the ‘Thunder Run’ Saturday morning so you can hear, see and feel the thunder of the V8’s in action. For full details checkout our Facebook page.


Kids Activities

We’ve got the kids covered….

Jumping Castle, Pirate Ship Amusement ride, Slot Cars, Let the kids play display, Gyrobix, roving entertainers…..


Food & Other

Mmmmmm Burgers, Sweets and awesome food trucks…..

Our awesome food vendors include;

  • Sweet Spot Bake Shoppe
  • Zambrero’s
  • Willy’s Woodfired Pizza’s
  • Pinnacle Pies
  • RACQ CQ Rescue Sausage sizzle
  • Gelatissimo
  • Cafe2U
  • Drinks – All supplied by Mackay Aero Club & Tiger Moth Museum



Helicopters, RC’s, Air Services Fire Trucks…..



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