Monthly Archives: August 2016

SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER EVENTS

THURSDAY AUGUST 17

18:00     CASA Safety Briefing at Adelaide Biplanes.  The main themes will be ‘Starved and exhausted – Understanding fuel management’ and ‘Handling partial power loss in single engine aircraft’, case studies, an update on the Regulatory Reform process, a reminder of the correct procedures to use at Non Controlled Aerodromes, and a discussion on the pros and cons of using personal electronic devices in the aviation environment.

TUESDAY AUGUST 30

10:00     CASA Safety Seminar at Aldinga Aero Club.  The topics will be the same as at the August 17 event.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11

07:15     Dawn Patrol

We’d like all available club aircraft to join this important event to commemorate the Battle of Britain.  There will be a flying competition to challenge pilots and their navigators, followed by a sumptuous breakfast, compliments of the Club. 

Pilot briefing will be at 07:15 to allow visiting pilots time to arrive after the 07:00 curfew.

09:30     Complimentary breakfast

SUNDAY OCTOBER 2

08:00     The BIG navigation competition (replaces the event cancelled previously due to poor weather)

12:00     BYO BBQ lunch

FRIDAY – MONDAY OCTOBER 15 – 17

Weekend fly away to Echuca

Itinerary includes a cruise on a genuine steam-powered paddle steamer, visits to the Echuca Historical Society Museum, Port of Echuca Discovery Centre, Echuca Heritage Sweet Company etc.   There will be a separate email about this event.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 5

19:00     Aldinga Airfield 40TH Anniversary dinner – details from Adelaide Biplanes

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 6

10:00     Flying competition – sky writing

12:00     BYO BBQ lunch

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19

10:00     HCAP spot landing competition and barbecue lunch

SUNDAY DECEMBER 4

12:00     Christmas lunch, compliments of Aldinga Aero Club

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 14

19:30     Committee meeting

For your 2017 diary:

The first fly away for 2017 will be to Clare Valley from Saturday, 25 February to Monday, 27 February.