After landing in Darwin and Cairns N732WP is presently in Toowoomba Australia undergoing maintenance prior to its next big flight, journeying across the Pacific to home to Cedar Rapids! ONE ENGINE, TWO PILOTS AND A 2:1 DONATION GATE FOUNDATION MATCH Peter Teahen and John Ockenfels are raising awareness for polio eradication by piloting a single engine […]
On the 21st May ‘23 I practiced a few engine failures after take-off, flapless circuits, glide approaches and consolidated the general technique that is operating in the circuit area. My instructor was very impressed and assessed me as ‘solo standard’ in the C172. So, my next lesson, booked in for the 3rd of June, will […]
After the RI Convention in Melbourne, 57 intrepid IFFR members, partners and friends set forth to discover the outback; the long-way around via Warrnambool, Mildura, Broken Hill, Echuca and returning safely to Melbourne.
Held the weekend of 31st March ’23 in Invercargill on the South Island of NZ a gallery of pix showing a full, fun weekend visiting museums, trains, planes, and automobiles.
It was a long time coming but finally, on the 7th of October ’22, the very elusive Fly In destination of Ballina was “actually” happening. After an aborted attempt due to Covid and a following couple of cancellations due to devastating flooding it was quite a relief to finally arrive. Despite being a small family […]
And the winner is…….. It is our pleasure to announce the winner of the IFFR Brian Condon Flying Scholarship to the value of $5,000.00 is Jack Gorman, whose application was submitted and endorsed by the Rotary Club of Kenmore, Queensland. Jack’s bio shows an outstanding young man committed to his school, studies, aviation, and participation […]
1st – 9th JUNE 2023 Put your name down early to join in all the fun and fellowship of this unique Fly-A-Way as we embark on “A Tango Around the Outback“ A tri-state tour experiencing the sights, sounds, faces and places of outback Australia in a fly-A-way where our journey is as important as our […]