Our pilots were greeted with fantastic weather for our Pilot Proficiency Day last Sunday 5th August and members were presented with a fabulous lunch thanks to John & Leslie Marston. Luke Paterson from Wardair covered the GA pilots in Cessna 172. His report is below: We were greeted by perfect flying conditions with clear skies […]
As many of our members know, there is a long-running dispute with Bathurst Council about lease fees and tenure agreements. The Aero Club is a leaseholder and is affected by these proposals. A meeting of leaseholders & a BBQ was hosted by AOPA at the Aeroclub last Wednesday 25th July 2018. AOPA Executive Director, Ben Morgan […]
Saturday 14th July saw our members embark on a Mystery Fly Away Due to a huge midday fog, the planned fly away to Nyngan turned into a fly away (and lunch) to Cowra. It turned out to be a terrific day.
Most pilots enjoy the adrenalaine rush of height and speed, and can live with the possiblity that something might go wrong. One of our members takes this to a whole other level with his passion for base jumping. Garry Penglis, instructor at Central West Flying had a love of parachuting and skydiving most of his […]
A very special moment for Central West Flying Instructor and club member Matt Norgrove on Friday night 6th July when he was presented with the Alex McArthur Sheild for Outstanding Contribution to Flying by Jerry Trevor-Jones. Matt has progressed through his RA pilots licence, to RA instructors rating and an instructor position with Central West […]