2nd April 2020

April 2, 2020
Update??? With nothing happening there is little to talk about but to remind everyone that there is nothing happening! The April Meeting originally scheduled for Sunday 12th then rescheduled to this Sunday (5th) to avoid the clash with Easter was then cancelled and remains cancelled. So no General Meeting this month. Last week most of …

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25th March 2020

March 25, 2020
Hi Members, Due to the Covid-19 pandemic (Coronavirus), it has become obvious that our April meeting and most likely the May meeting too will be cancelled. We will keep members abreast of any changes through both email and the website but at this stage the April meeting will not go ahead. We have video conferencing …

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20th March 2020

March 20, 2020
Yet another Cancellation: Just a few days ago we agreed on a date with CASA for the next AvSafety Seminar  but today we were advised by email that all such seminars have been cancelled as a result of Government restrictions placed on group gatherings due to the Corona Virus. CASA has indicated that they will …

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19th March 2020

March 19, 2020
Cancelled Events: Due to the government restrictions on large gatherings, several events have been or will be cancelled or postponed, Here are a few flying events that fall into the category and I expect more to follow. These are just a few that I am aware of. – March 21 – Centenary Celebrations of Australia’s …

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18th March 2020

March 18, 2020
Cessnock Airport Newsletter: Cessnock Airport has released the first addition of a News Letter that is intended to be a bi-monthly publication advising airport users of what is happening at the Airport. This is a positive initiative to keep us abreast of Council’s plans so I have attached a copy of  Vol. 1 for your …

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17th March 2020

March 17, 2020
Weather Cameras: Looks like the Club’s weather cameras are back up and reliable again! Thanks to the members that worked to make this happen following the recent storm damage.  

12th March 2020

March 12, 2020
Weather Cameras: You may have noticed that our weather cameras have not been cooperating in the last couple of days but be assured that they will be back in business and reliable as soon as practical. I have asked for a status report and  have just received the following advice from Brian Cavanagh. I think …

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12th March 2020

March 12, 2020
CASA AvSafety Seminar: HRFC has received a request from CASA to host another AvSafety Seminar on Wednesday evening 22nd April. Session will start at 6pm and as usual expect it to run through to around 8 – 8-30pm. The title of this seminar is “Enhancing Pilot Skills – Expect the Unexpected” and the topics covered …

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9th March 2020

March 9, 2020
April Meeting Date Change: To avoid a clash with Easter this year, a decision has been made to move the April monthly meeting forward to the first Sunday of April rather than the usual second Sunday.Therefore the April meeting this year will be held on Sunday 5th April – NOT the 12th as previously posted. …

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7th March 2020

March 8, 2020
Hello Members, A few points that you may be interested in before the meeting tomorow. New Website: The new club website is now up and running on the original domain name (https// thanks to a lot of work by Geoff Eather. So, please use it and provide any feedback either positive or negative so that …

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6th March 2020

March 5, 2020
Big thanks to Leighton and Brian  as the cameras are back up and running.

5th March 2020

March 5, 2020
We are aware that the weather cameras are “down”. This is because the website has been has been migrated to a new host. Our new web address is now (not as was previously the case). Leighton is working on getting the cameras up and running with the new host.