Pilot Proficiency Day – 5th August 2018

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 […]

AOPA Hosts Meeting of Airport Leaseholders

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 […]

Alex McArthur Sheild Awarded to Matt Norgrove

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 […]