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Deniliquin Aero Club Going Bush Fly-In
Sat. 6 May 2017, 12:00 pm – 11:30 pm AEST
Deniliquin is a gateway to outback flying and we have assembled an educational and social program on aspects of outback flying.
Topics to include preparation of your plane, flight planning, assessment of challenges and using outback strips.
Our key speaker for the Saturday afternoon session will be Cmdr. (Rtd.) Keith Engelsman who has extensive rotary and fixed wing experience in military and civilian flying.
Tim Penny, Aviation Safety Advisor with CASA with private, commercial and air safety experience.
Jill Bailey, National Operation Manager RAA. Jill has moved from flying as a hobby and a successful business to making aviation a full time career. Jill has been CFI and travelled extensively in a kit RAAus plane with her husband.
Nigel Wettenhall CFI with extensive outback flying experience as a principal of Wettenhall Air Services of Deniliquin and formerly of Broken Hill will lead a discussion session on going bush.
There will be a hangar dinner with the blazing fire buckets to socialise around.
Keith Engelsman will also present an address following the dinner on Saturday night centered around his career in the Australian Navy and later with CASA and as a helicopter, airship and fixed wing pilot, instructor and test pilot.
Sunday will have the Deni Aero Club breakfast cooks in operation.
For those who like to arrive early, there will be the Club BBQ that operates each Friday evening at the Aero Clubhouse.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Ring Ian McAtamney 0418452521 or Bruce Scott 0418599341
What's the refund policy?
Refunds are available 48 hours prior to event 12pm Saturday 6th May less booking fee.
Sorry no refunds after 12pm Thursday 4th May.
What are my transport options for getting to and from the event?
The aero club will have a small bus running Saturday and Sunday to and from accommodation.
Timetable will be on display at Aero Club.
Weekend pass $10.00 per person payable on arrival if required.
What accommodation options do I have?
Click here to see the accommodation options in Deniliquin
What options are there for partners in the afternoon if they do not want to attend afternoon session?
Bald Archy display at Peppin Heritage Centre