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FEBRUARY, MARCH, APRIL EVENTS

SUNDAY JANUARY 15

Fly in to American River (YJOH) for KI Homebuilts display and American River Gala

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5

08:30   Flying competition – The BIG Navigation trial (again)

12:00   BYO barbecue

13:00    Committee meeting

FRIDAY – SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25 – 27

Fly away to Clare Valley

SUNDAY MARCH  5

12:00     Social day – BYO barbecue

SATURDAY MARCH 18

19:00    Hangar BBQ and film night

SUNDAY APRIL  2

10:00     Club Charity Day (pilots and ground crew required – contact Evan John if you can help with flying, marshalling of passengers, flying etc.).

12:00    Barbecue lunch for visitors and members

SATURDAY – SUNDAY APRIL 8 – 9

Loxton Aero Club fly in and hangar dinner – supporting Angel Flight.

WEDNESDAY APRIL 12

19:30    Committee meeting

JANUARY, FEBRUARY, MARCH EVENTS

SUNDAY JANUARY 1

10:00      Social flying.  Bring your friends and take them for a scenic flight along the coast and over Maclaren Vale.

12:00     BYO barbecue lunch

SUNDAY JANUARY 15 (TBC)

Fly in to American River for KI Homebuilts display and American River Gala

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 5

08:30    Flying competition – The BIG Navigation trial (again)

12:00    BYO barbecue

13:00    Committee meeting

FRIDAY – SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25 – 27

Fly away to Clare Valley – contact Terry Cahalan for details

SUNDAY MARCH  5

12:00     Social day – BYO barbecue

SATURDAY MARCH 18

19:00    Hangar BBQ and film night

Renmark fly away – please book your accommodation now

Folks

Already, we have 8 aircraft and 16 people coming to Renmark but there’s always room for more.  If you can’t fly in, why not drive to Renmark and join in the fun?

Either way, please book your accommodation as soon as possible as the hotel won’t hold the rooms indefinitely.  See below for the itinerary and the hotel contact details.  In the meantime, please contact me on 0414 538 542 or captain@aldingaaeroclub.org.au if you have any questions.

RENMARK FLY AWAY

FEBRUARY 27 – 29, 2016

SATURDAY 27 FEBRUARY

11:00     Arrive at Renmark  (YREN)

12:00     Bus from airport to Paringa Bakery for lunch (own cost)

14:00     Visit to Wilkadene Woolshed Brewery

16:00     Check in to accommodation

18:00     Sunset canoe tour ($40 p.p.)

20:30     Dinner at Renmark Hotel (own cost)

SUNDAY 28 FEBRUARY

09:00     Depart for Steam Museum and Humphrey Pump ($10 p.p. including tea, coffee and sandwiches)

12:00     Lunch

13:00     Visit Olivewood House ($4.00 p.p.)

15:00     Visit Renmark Rose Gardens

18:30     Dinner at Remark Club (own cost)            

MONDAY 29 February

08:30     Depart motel for Renmark airport

09:30     Depart for Aldinga

 

ACCOMMODATION

The Renmark Hotel is holding rooms for us.  Please contact the hotel directly on 8586 6755 to make your own booking.  Tell them you are with the Aldinga Aero Club to get the special rate of $100 per night.

 

PLEASE BOOK YOUR OWN ACCOMMODATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BY CALLING THE HOTEL DIRECTLY ON 8586 6755.

 

NOTES FOR PILOTS

FUEL

Avgas is available from a swipe card bowser at Renmark.  Refer to ERSA for airport details

 

AIRCRAFT, PILOTS AND PASSENGERS

 

Pilot                              Mobile                Passengers                  Aircraft          No

Crees, Owen                0414 538 542      Rhondda Cahalan      VH-FAF                     2

Davis, Neil                   0419 830 499      Ryoko                           VH-DOO                   2

Human, Tony             0412 466 503      Gabriela                        VH-NSL                    2

Cahalan, Terry           0401 806 720      Nick Tebneff                4941                           2

Ellis, David                 0449 904 606      Sammi                          4696                           2

Paech, Ivor                 0417 158 358      Mary Wagner                VH-YAK                     2

Phillips, Graham       0439 878 186      Kate                               8636                            2

Goodfellow, Ted       0418 660 744      Cate                                VH-VMQ                    2

Total                                                                                                                              16

RENMARK FLY AWAY

Here is the tentative program for the weekend.  As usual, it may change depending on the availability of various services.  Accommodation details will be available within the next 2 weeks.

SATURDAY 27 FEBRUARY

11:00     Arrive at Renmark  (YREN)

12:00     Bus from airport to  lunch (own cost)

14:00     Devonshire Tea river cruise (Barrangul Cruises $30 p.p.)

17:00     Check in to accommodation

19:00     Dinner at Renmark Club (own cost)

SUNDAY 28 FEBRUARY

09:00     Depart for Steam Museum and Humphrey Pump ($10 p.p. including tea and sandwiches)

12:00    Lunch

15:00     Wilkadene Woolshed Brewery

18:30     Sunset canoe tour

20:30     Dinner at Renmark Hotel       

MONDAY 29 February

08:30     Depart motel for Renmark airport

09:30     Depart for Aldinga

The Club calendar on the web site has been updated with a few changes:

1.  There is an air show at Nhill on Saturday, October 10.

2.  The Top Hook competition scheduled for today was cancelled due to the weather and has been rescheduled to Sunday, November 1 at Hunt Field.

3,  The annual visit of HCAPA (flying competition and barbecue lunch) will be held at Aldinga on Thursday, November 12.

 

SUNDAY AUGUST 16

12:00     Barbecue lunch, compliments of the Club for members and partners

13:00     Annual General Meeting

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13

06:30     Pilot briefing and Dawn Patrol to commemorate the Battle of Britain

BRIEFING IS AT 0630 SO VISITING PILOTS FLYING IN FOR THE EVENT CAN LAND AFTER THE CURFEW (SUNRISE IS 0618 0N 13 SEPT.)

09:00     Breakfast for members and guests, compliments of the Club

SATURDAY – MONDAY OCTOBER 3 – 5 (FLY AWAY TO ARKAROOLA)

SATURDAY

10:00     Depart Aldinga to Bendleby Ranges for lunch

14:30     Depart Bendleby Ranges to Arkaroola

19:00     Dinner at Arkaroola Resort

SUNDAY

Arkaroola Ridge Top 4WD tour

Dinner at Arkaroola Resort

Arkaroola Observatory tour

MONDAY

10:30     Depart Arkaroola to Clare Valley

12:30     Lunch with Clare Valley Flying Group

15:00     Depart to Aldinga

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 14

19:30     Committee meeting (NOTE CHANGE OF TIME AND DATE)

SATURDAY OCTOBER 10

Nhill Air Show – this is not an official AAC event but we hope that some members will be able to attend to support another aero club.

SATURDAY – SUNDAY OCTOBER 17 -18

Jamestown Air Show – this is not an official AAC event but we hope that some members will be able to attend to support another SA aero club.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 1

10:00     Top Hook competition at Hunt Field

12:00     BYO barbecue lunch

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 12

10:00     HCAPA Flying Competition and barbecue lunch.

SATURDAY JUNE 27

19:00     Film night at Ingle Theatre

WE NEED AT LEAST 15 PEOPLE TO BE ABLE TO GO AHEAD.  IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO COME, PLEASE LET PHIL JOHN KNOW  NOT LATER THAN 20 JUNE BY EMAIL TO treasurer@aldingaaeroclub.org.au OR PHONE 0400499401

SUNDAY JULY 5

10:00     Flying competition – Instrument flying

Not so much a competition as an experience – try your hand at flying without visual reference

12:00     BYO barbecue

At a date in July to be determined, there will be a visit to the Cobham aviation facility at Adelaide Airport where we will be able to inspect a variety of aircraft from the Cobham fleet and learn about their operations and fleet management.  If you would like to attend, please contact Terry Cahalan (0401 806 720 or Rhonterr@bigpond.com).

SUNDAY AUGUST 2

10:00     Top Hook flying competition.  Pilot briefing at 10:00 at Hunt Field

12:00     BYO barbecue

13:00     Committee meeting

SUNDAY AUGUST 16

12:00     Barbecue lunch, compliments of the Club for members and partners

13:00     Annual General Meeting

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13

06:30     Pilot briefing and Dawn Patrol to commemorate the Battle of Britain

BRIEFING IS AT 0630 SO VISITING PILOTS FLYING IN FOR THE EVENT CAN LAND AFTER THE CURFEW (SUNRISE IS 0618 ON 13 SEPT.)

                09:00     Breakfast for members and guests, compliments of the Club

DON’T FORGET TO KEEP THE OCTOBER LONG WEEKEND (3 – 5) FREE FOR OUR FLY AWAY TO ARKAROOLA.  MORE DETAILS NEXT MONTH

CASA Avsafety seminar at Aldinga

CASA will be holding an Avsafety seminar at Aldinga Aero Club on Tuesday, May 6 from 10:00 – 11:30.  The seminar is not specifically for Aldinga Aero Club but is open to all pilots.

The seminar is free; tea coffee and biscuits will be provided.  For more information on the seminar and to register, go to this link:  Aldinga AvSafety Seminar

 

DECEMBER, JANUARY, FEBRUARY EVENTS

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30

GAPAN spot landing competition and barbecue at Aldinga. Contact the Club Captain if you can help with setting up and judging the competition or with the barbecue.

SUNDAY DECEMBER 8

Mystery words flying competition and barbecue at Aldinga. This is our Christmas lunch so the barbecue will be provided by the Club.

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 11

Committee meeting.

SUNDAY JANUARY 5

Welcome the New Year with some local flights with your friends. Bring a friend along, introduce them to the Club and take them for a scenic flight over the local area. Enjoy the usual BYO barbecue at 12:00.

SUNDAY FEBRUARY 2

Nine holes flying competition – a golf game with a difference for golfers and non-golfers. Enjoy the usual BYO barbecue at 12:00.

NOVEMBER, DECEMBER, JANUARY EVENTS

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3

Top Hook competition at Hunt Field.  Pilot briefing 10:00 at Hunt Field.  BYO barbecue 12:00 also at Hunt Field.  Come along and watch our intrepid pilots try a simulated aircraft carrier approach and landing.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10

Fun Flight at Goolwa.  Contact Evan John if you are available to help in the air or on the ground.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30

GAPAN spot landing competition and barbecue at Aldinga.  Contact the Club Captain if you can help with setting up and judging the competition or with the barbecue.

SUNDAY DECEMBER 8

Mystery words flying competition and barbecue at Aldinga.  This is our Christmas lunch so the barbecue will be provided by the Club.

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 11

Committee meeting.

SUNDAY JANUARY 5

Welcome the New Year with some local flights with your friends.  Bring a friend along, introduce them to the Club and take them for a scenic flight over the local area.

OCTOBER,NOVEMBER, DECEMBER EVENTS

FRIDAY – MONDAY OCTOBER 5 – 7

Fly-away to Mildura.  Check the web site or contact me for details.

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 9

Committee meeting

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 3

Top Hook competition at Hunt Field.  Pilot briefing 1000 at Hunt Field.  BYO barbecue 1200 also at Hunt Field.

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10

Fun Flight at Goolwa.  We need volunteer pilots and people to help with passenger organisation and loading.  Contact Evan John or me if you can assist.

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30

GAPAN spot landing competition and barbecue at Aldinga.  We will need some volunteers to help with the competition and the barbecue.  Contact me if you can assist.

SUNDAY DECEMBER 8

Aerial poker and barbecue at Aldinga.  The barbecue is free for members.

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 11

Committee meeting.

Owen