Flying Competitions

Become great and respected pilots

Join us every 3rd Sunday of the month
followed by BBQ lunch at $10 per person

This year, we are renaming Pilot Proficiency Day to Flying Competition. Our goal is to produce GREAT and RESPECTED Pilots. We do this by ensuring total aviation safety and disciplined airmanship through accurate and professional flying training. Therefore, it is important that Pilots Keep Current.

- Ray Lind, Mentor -

 

HDFC's monthly Flying Competition is an opportunity to brush up on flying skills with a coach/mentor in the right-hand seat. Points are awarded but the emphasis is on proficient flying by all participants. 

 

HDFC runs a monthly flying competition over 11 months of the year. The flying competitions are an excellent way to maintain and improve flying skills. Most sessions are of 20-30 minutes duration and participants fly with a Check Pilot.

 

Both GA and RA aircraft participate in the same routine.

Pilots may fly their own aircraft provided the check pilots are happy.

 

Aircraft hire rate for the proficiency exercise will be reduced to $100/ hour. A sequence is usually between 0.4 and 0.5 hours.

Student pilots are encouraged to participate and will not be asked to perform a sequence that they have not already undertaken in a lesson.

Dates:
Follow us on our Facebook events calendar or check back on our website for updates on Pilot Proficiency updates as dates may change depending on weather conditions.
Check Pilots will be there from 7.30 am till 3 pm.

20th January 2019 

10th February 2019 

17th March 2019 at Dexfield Park

28th April 2019

19th May 2019 at Camden Haven Airfield

16th June 2019

21st July 2019

18th August 2019

15th September 2019 Tri-Club competition in Maitland

20th October 2019

17th November 2019

Fran Smith

Jan Burgess

Sue Stubbs

Helen Smith

Anne Hayler

Lorraine Dunlop

Michelle Toppazzini

Veronica Lind

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Adele Lingard

Dianne Davison

Hastings District Flying Club

where people who believe in your flying dreams come together since 1958

 

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Hastings District Flying Club

where people who believe in your flying

dreams come together since 1958

PO Box 115  
Oliver Drive Port Macquarie Airport
Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia 2444

T: (02) 6583 1695

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