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Calendar
of events
4-5 APRIL
Back to Holbrook Fly-In
Holbrook Ultralight Club invites aircraft
owners and pilots to Holbrook Airfield for the
annual fly-in, now at Easter. This will be the
25th anniversary of the first AUF (RA-Aus)
national fly-in held at Holbrook Airfield.
Help us celebrate. Forums on Saturday
afternoon and local fly-out Sunday morning.
Fly-in dinner Saturday night and hot
breakfast Sunday morning. Fly-in trophies
awarded at the dinner. Underwing camping.
Transport to and from Holbrook township for
accommodation and fuel.
For more information, Bryan Gabriel (02)
6036 2601 or http://www.holbrookultralightclub.
asn.au.
12 APRIL
Barossa Airshow
The airshow / fly-in, now in its 11th year, is
a family fun day with rides, amusements,
static displays, stalls, food and wine.
10am-5pm. Includes aerobatic displays
and helicopter joy flights. Fly in for the day
or stay overnight. Anyone not familiar with
the 600m strip at Rowland Flat should
contact Steve Ahrens for a briefing. For more
information, http://www.barossaairshow.com.au.
11 APRIL
Valley View Summer
Concert and Air Display
Valley View Farm, Northern Gully in WA.
Air displays, aerobatics and fly pasts will
celebrate the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli.
Tickets $50. Pilots intending to fly in should
contact the Air Show co-ordinator, Geoffrey
McDougall 0400 760 778 or kelmac@
macsland.net to receive arrival instructions.
For more information, 0417 945 668 or
http://www.valleyviewvintage.com.au.
18 APRIL
Loxton Aero Club Fly-In
The theme this year is Women in Aviation.
Guest Speaker for the hangar dinner will
be iconic pilot, poet and performer, Marion
McCall. The club’s oldest member, Howard
Hendrick (Lancaster pilot WW2) will present
an afternoon session on his experiences.
A trio of DH82s will be on display Saturday.
TIFs, accommodation, food and refreshment.
Electronic registration on the website http://
loxtonaero.com/dinner.html (click on Biennial
fly-in). This year we will again support Angel
Flight (last fly-in we were able to give them
almost $1,000). For more information, Kerrie
Palamountain palark@tpg.com.au or http://
loxtonaero.com.
25-26 APRIL
Lake Barambah
Fly-In Splash-In
The Burnett Flyers will celebrate Anzac
weekend again at Lake Barambah. Last
year was a big hit because of the fishing,
watersports, aviation quizzes and the
relaxation. Cost of $70 includes three meals
and camping. For more information, Deb
Percy at burnettflyers.org and facebook.
Marion McCall

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