Propwash: interesting stories by pilots for pilots and their friends.

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Latest Edition of Propwash

January 2021

Impact on Aviation

Aviation is central to Australia’s economy and quality of life. Aviation underpins Australian business: transporting workers, tourists and high value freight.


Regional Australia has always faced aviation challenges even before COVID-19 as regional airports struggle to remain financially viable. Yet, Regional Australia is where one in three Australians live, work and study. Aviation plays an important role servicing the needs of regional and remote communities across Australia by providing and maintaining access to air services that include transport and freight, medical, search and rescue, social and law enforcement, and business/tourism travel.

I feel what we do at the Hastings District Flying Club to promote regional aviation and flying training is seeding the growth in regional aviation and I hope everyone in Port Macquarie is proud of what HDFC does to fulfil aviation dreams.

Let me know how you’re coping during these strange times by writing to the Continue to send your stories and take good care of yourself.

Don't give up on your aviation dreams!



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Veronica Lind, Editor, Marketing and Communications for HDFC

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