THE annual Lake Bolac Float Fly event took off over the Queen's Birthday long weekend, with 25 registered pilots bringing model planes of all sizes and speeds to the lake.
The planes ranged from small foam electric planes to large five or six foot wingspans, and were on floats that take off from the water.
Other than a bit of wind the weekend was perfect.
Foster Taylor of Camperdown said the event was a chance to learn from others and see old friends.
"Go and have a fly, go and talk to everybody you haven't seen for six or 12 months," he said.
"I'm retired now and I work on the principle that I go to a float fly for a talk and if I get a fly then that's a bonus."
Mr Taylor said Lake Bolac was a fantastic location to spend a long weekend flying in.
"This spot is just perfect," he said.
"You've got a beach along here that you can put all your models along ... you've got the township here with the caravan park, we went out two nights for a beautiful meal at the pub."
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