From the President
Build-your-own-burger nights are on each Friday night. We generally take orders at 7.00 pm. Everyone
welcome. There has been a continual stream of new members joining up of late, a big welcome to them all.
Club aircraft usage continues to climb so get in early with your bookings.
Stay safe and enjoy your flying.
Cross Country Flying
Pilot Knowledge Series
Articles on aspects of hands-on flying are now being published on our website in the Members Area/Safety Articles/All Articles listing. Originally published in the Brisbane Valley Flyer, we have the first five up:
The Sneaky Stall - Part 1
Wheelbarrowing is not Cool
Visual Illusions in Flight
The Stalling Syndrome
Yaw is no Yawning Matter
The author of this ongoing series, ex-pat kiwi ag-pilot, instructor and several times CFI Bob Knight presents these topical articles in discussion style. They are highly recommended and offer learning stimulus and advice for all pilots, whether student or seasoned pro, GA or homebuilt.
Future articles include 'Aircraft accelerate in a turn - or do they?' and 'Is the drag curve always a straight line?' - keep an eye out for them.
Test your Aviation Law knowledge
The answer to last weeks question,
When must a pilot submit a VFR flight plan? is ..
- When the pilot in command plans to proceed more than 50nm from shore; or
- the p-i-c requires an alerting service
This weeks Law question is:
What equipment must the aircraft be fitted with when operating more than thirty minutes flying time from the nearest shore?
Mostly cloudy. A few showers, clearing in the evening. Northeasterlies.Sunday
Cloudy periods and isolated showers. Northerlies.
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.
It's that time of year folks - Christmas Get-together time!
We're planning a Christmas 'do' at the clubrooms on Sunday 13th December, 1730 - 2100.
Cost is $5 per adult, children free. Please also bring a plate of food to share. We have some
ideas to ensure a range of options. When you book, Anna in-the-office will present you with
some food suggestions.
Do let us know if you are bringing young children so that we can get some treats for them.
Please RSVP by Thursday 10 December by phoning the club on 298 4747 between 1000 and 1500, or emailing