Entries by SteveHitchen

2019 LFC Survey

It’s time to speak up! Lilydale Flying Club is a social club founded in 2014 to further friendship, run social activities and encourage knowledge-sharing and experiences among Lilydale Airport’s aviators. Now we need to hear what you think about the club and its directions. This is a short 10-question survey to get feedback from members […]

2019 Trivia Night

It’s on again! The legendary Lilydale Flying Club Trivia Night is back. We’re back at Atticus Wine Bar in Yarra Glen on 31 August to decide the club trivia kings. The pride of winning this prestigious event is once again your team’s for the taking. There’ll be scintillating conversation, food, wine and beer, fun times […]

Tony Collett wins Inaugural Marjy Grosvenor Award

Tony Collett was awarded the very first Marjy Grosvenor Award at the 2019 Lilydale Airport Winter Dinner on Saturday night. Tony was the driving force behind the 2018 Funflight event and his effort and dedication ensured it was a successful event. Russ Grosvenor presented Tony with the award in front of a gathering of 74 […]

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 […]