Entries by SteveHitchen

2019 Lilydale Airport Winter Dinner

Winter is really not that far away now and consequently neither is the annual Lilydale Airport Winter Dinner! We’re back at Fergusson Winery on Saturday 29 June for another fantastic night of great food, wine and conversation of just about every type. There’s more news to come on this in the next couple of days. […]

The Marjy Grosvenor Award

Lilydale Flying Club is pleased to inaugurate The Marjy Grosvenor Award. Named after a club stalwart and one of the founding committee members, The Marjy Grosvenor Award will recognise one member who has contributed to the club above what would normally be expected. It will be presented annually at the Winter Dinner. The aim of […]

Bunurong Trip Report

Seven aeroplanes from Lilydale carrying 14 people made the trip down to Bunurong Field at Inverloch last Sunday 27 January for a BBQ fly-in. It seemed others had the same idea, and around 30 aeroplanes and about 60 people showed up for a snag, hamburger and some very nice home-baked cakery. Bunurong is good, wide […]

Headsets for Sale

Headsets for Sale! Three used headsets from a deceased estate suitable for right-seat or back-seat passengers are up for grabs. See the attached pic. The units are: 1 x Flightcom Model 4DX  (no case) 1 x David Clark H10-80 (soft case) 1 x Altronics C9070 (soft case) Order left to right in picture. They have […]

Rawnsley Report: Cup Weekend November 2018

LFC’s fly-away to Rawnsley Park in the Flinders Ranges was a majestic trip punctuated by a few challenges along the way. Six aeroplanes left Lilydale and Moorabbin to converge halfway at Wentworth for lunch on the Saturday for a refuel of both aircraft and crew. The Sunraysia Aero Club were happy for us to use […]

2018 Winter Dinner

Lilydale Airport’s night of nights is on again! The 2018 Winter Dinner is on the night of Saturday 7 July, and we’re back in the warmth of the fire at Fergusson Winery. This is a fantastic evening when all the characters you generally meet around the airport come together in one spot and talk about […]

Merimbula Fly-away Report 10-12 March 2018

Sometimes the place, the people and the weather all combine to make for a fantastic fly-away, and this was certainly the case on the LFC March long weekend trip to Merimbula. The Sapphire Coast turned on its best weather, and regardless of whether the route chosen was direct over the range or coastal via Mallacoota, […]

The Clubhouse on Facebook

Lilydale Flying Club is moving its Facebook presence to The Clubhouse. This is a new group for LFC members that allows any member to post and update the page. Eventually, the old group won’t be used anymore. So if you follow LFC on Facebook, get yourself over to The Clubhouse by following the link below. […]

LFC Marshaling Seminar

Members of the Airside Ground Operations (AGO) team from the Australian International Airshow visited LFC on 10 September to conduct a marshaling seminar in preparation for the upcoming Lilydale Air Show scheduled for 26 November. Check out the marshaling style of some LFC members below. If you want to join the team for the air […]