APRIL, MAY JUNE EVENTS

SATURDAY APRIL 27

Working bee at Club House.  Work starts at 0930 and will finish with a barbecue lunch at 1200.

SUNDAY MAY 5

Forced landing competition at Aldinga.   Pilot briefing at 10:000 at the club house.  BYO barbecue at 12:00.

Weather permitting, the competition will simulate a forced landing in the event of an engine failure.  Pilots will make a glide approach at idle power from 2000’ overhead the airfield to land as close as possible, but not short of, to a designated point on the runway.  Landing on the line scores 100 points; one point lost for each metre past the line; score zero for any landing short of the line.

MONDAY MAY 27 – WEDNESDAY MAY 29

The club will be supporting “On a wing and a chair”, an attempt by quadriplegic pilot Dave Jacka to become the first such pilot to fly around Australia.  The Club will be providing local transport for the team of 6 from the airfield to their accommodation in McLaren Vale late on Monday afternoon and back to the airfield on Wednesday morning.

Please contact David Ellis (0449 904 606) if you can help.

SUNDAY JUNE 2

The Pratt Files.  Bob Pratt will have a fascinating assortment of general knowledge questions and trivia to challenge you.  Be there at 10:000 at the club house.  BYO barbecue at 12:00.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 12

Committee meeting at the club house.

SATURDAY JUNE 29

Film night at Ingle Theatre, Pasadena, commencing at 6:30 p.m.

SUNDAY JULY 7

Precision landing competition at Aldinga.   Pilot briefing at 10:000 at the club house.  BYO barbecue at 12:00.

Weather permitting, pilots will make a normal powered approach to land as close as possible, but not short of, to a designated point on the runway.  Score 100 points for landing on the line; one point lost per metre before or past the line.

 

Please contact me by email or phone (0414 538 542) if you would like more information on any of these events.

Owen