Members Update 060122

7 January 2022
Just a couple of points to keep members up to date with what is happening at the Airport: Next HRFC Club Meeting is scheduled for Feb 13th. As we have not had a face-to-face meeting of the general membership or an AGM since 2019, it is important that we really need this one to go …

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Fly’n for Fun

21 December 2021
“Fly’n for Fun” Fly-in at Parkes NSW April 1st to 3rd 2022. Check out the press release below and start getting ready for a good old-fashioned fly-in. final-media-release-21dec

Airport Upgrade Schedule

10 December 2021
Hello Members, To bring us up to date regarding the Cessnock Airport upgrade plans, Cessnock City Council invited two representatives from each of the organizations operating on the airport to attend a special meeting today. Keith McGeachie and I attended as HRFC representatives and I have attached to this note, a copy of the briefing material provided. …

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Taxiway Upgrade this Weekend (Dec 4 & 5)

3 December 2021
Hello Members, A quick heads up for any member planning to fly this weekend. I have just received advice that Council will have five trucks working over the weekend on taxiway upgrades. The trucks will be entering the western side of the Airport from Col Turnbull Prd. and exiting (empty) through the Club area via …

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Two Additional Club Hangars

24 October 2021
Finally after years of negotiation with Council, we can now proceed with the construction of hangars 9 & 10. Land clearing commenced yesterday 23rd October. About half of the required clearance was achieved with the remainder scheduled for next weekend (weather permitting). A photo of the first day’s progress is attached.

Cessnock Airport Update 231021

23 October 2021
HRFC received the following two eMails yesterday from Cessnock Airport Management and asks every Club Member to adhere to these requirements as they apply in your case. The first eMail (Security) applies to ALL members and the second regarding landing fee collection is relevant only to Members that are also RA-Aus Members. CCC eMail 1: …

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Proposed Changes to Williamtown Airspace

1 October 2021
Here is a link to the Williamtown Airspace Redesign as received this week from Airservices Australia. https://engage.airservicesaustralia.com/williamtown-industry-engagement