Clare Valley's Bold New Wind Vane Sculpture

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The Clare Valley has a brand-new addition to the entrance way.

The plane on a pole is the Clare Valley Aerodrome’s new wind vane.

Used for indicating wind direction, a wind vane is one of the oldest meteorological instruments.

This is however a very sculputral/intricate version of the equipment, the plane and propeller not only move with the wind, but at night solar navigation is used and the cockpit lights up.

The full-size Tobago TB10 plane is a French made trainer plane and was donated by Flight Training Adelaide.

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay