Teenager Liam Morey is in the process of setting a Guiness Record for the youngest pilot to circumnavigate Australia.. And he dropped into Bathurst on 19th September. The CSU Engineering School is hosted a recognition function, and Liam is promoting STEM to school students. (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics). The Aero Club President, John Nicoll had […]
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 […]