In the Loop

From the President 

The club is bustling with activity as the changes that have been put in place are starting to have an effect.

Congratulations to Kinsh on passing his PPL flight test and to Brook on his first solo good effort both of you

Everyone look out we have a number of new aircraft coming on line over the next few weeks as we finalise lease arrangements

Welcome to the following new members

Blair Lapslie

Brook Taylor

John Bongrain

Ginu Raiu

Gen Li

Brent Minnitt

Jack Culverwell

Prashan Masters

De Wet Michau

Harley Peddie

Dennis Barclay

Pilot Knowledge Series

The first in a series of pilot articles is up on the website under the safety articles section. These articles are exclusive to airline flying club, and are a very interesting read. You can find the link to the article below.

Weekend Outlook 


Cloudy periods with the odd shower. Northeasterlies, strong in exposed places.


Mostly cloudy with the odd shower till late afternoon. Northeasterlies, strong in exposed places.

Duty Instructor 



Upcoming Events 

Rotorua aero club lunch

For those of you out and about aviating this weekend, Rotorua aero club is having there monthly BBQ this coming Sunday 27th September all updates can be found on there facebook page.

 Build your Own burger night

Is on every Friday night, due to COVID-19 restrictions meals are slightly varied and are a single serve meal delivered to your table in order to maintain social distancing guidelines.

Roadworks Reminder 

Due to roadworks on Airfield Road, Ardmore Airport has made the decision to close the Airfield Road gate access for the duration of the work; which is expected to be approximately six weeks.

This change will take effect from Wednesday 26th August and the following gate times will apply:

  • Airfield Road – Gate closed
  • Hamlin Road – Gate open daily from 6.00am and closing 9.00pm
In the Loop
Pilot Knowledge Series Article #5 - The Sneaky Sta...


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