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Australia Day Skyshow
January 26th 2016

Annual General Meeting
January 31st, 2016
The Brisbane Hotel

Busselton Aerofest
March 6th 2016

Autumn Competition
April 30th, 2016
Cunderdin, WA

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January Update

Happy New Year!

A new year, and new opportunities…here is what is coming up in the world of WA aerobatics!

Annual General Meeting – Sunday Jan 31st
To be held at The Brisbane Hotel, 6:30pm (pending confirmation)

All 2015 State and National club members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting, and to nominate people for the executive positions of:

  • President
  • Secretary/Treasurer
  • Committee Member

Nominations can be sent to or

The agenda is still to be finalised, but will likely contain:

  • Progress against Strategic Plan, review and update
  • Autumn competition planning
  • Other WA aviation events
  • Judge training
  • State competition planning
  • Alternative training airfield
  • Fundraising raffle
  • Acquisition of equipment for comps
  • Sponsorship targets
  • Team for 2016 Nationals
  • Succession planning
  • Sequences and categories for 2016

Partners, friends and associates are welcome to attend however may be exposed to excessive aviation talk!

If you would like to attend, it was assist us greatly if you can RSVP – that way we can book a table big enough for all of us. Food and drink will likely be pay as you go.

Busselton Aerofest – March 6th
The Busselton Airshow is on again this year, and it’d be great for our members to either put on a aerial show or to set up an information tent there again. Unfortunately I’m not going to be able to make it (will be coming back from NZ and likely broke!) but hopefully someone else can pick up and run with it. We’ll add it to the AGM…

Autumn Competition – April 30th
Pencil in the last weekend of (April 30th – May 1st) for a weekend competition at Cunderdin. Further details will be nutted out at the AGM, but my initial thoughts are that we have 3 flights for each category from Sportsman (Known, Free and Unknown) and 2 flights for Entry/Graduate.

Christen Eagle Share for Sale
There is still a share in the Christen Eagle for sale. It’s a great 2 seat aerobatics plane that is in many ways better and easier to fly than a 2 seat Pitts. It’s got over 1000 hours left on the engine, a good syndicate setup and pricing structure, and can take you all the way to Advanced…plus you can take someone else up to enjoy the ride! I’m not selling my share but I’m guessing Bowe will be interested in offers around $25k – $30k.

Help wanted
We are doing everything we can to make the administration and scoring of our competitions easier but having a non-flying administrator/scorer to help would be greatly appreciated. We are willing to train anyone who is interested, and they will be offered a per-diem cash payment in return for their services at competitions. If you, or any of your family members or friends might be interested please me a message at

The club would appreciate any help with money donations and/or getting hold of some equipment to help run our competitions and training days. On the wish list are:

  • VHF Radio base stations and power supply
  • Laptops
  • Hand-held radios (UHF)
  • Caravan 🙂

Arrangements can be made for receipts or display of logos if you wish to donate through a business – give me a call and we’ll see what we can do!

Safe flying and see you all soon!

Adam Gibbs
President WA Chapter Australian Aerobatics Club
0439 468 299

Coming up next….
Annual General Meeting
January 31st, The Brisbane Hotel @ 6:30pm

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