New South Wales

09February

Wollongong Airport temporary restriction on 8 March 2015

 Wollongong Airport temporary restriction on 8 March 2015

QANTAS has recently gifted a B747-400 (Jumbo) to the Historic Aircraft Restoration Society (HARS) which is based at the Illawarra Regional Airport (Wollongong) YWOL. The airplane is to be flown from Sydney to Wollongong at sometime between the 7 – 13 March 2015 with the most likely date being the 7th March; weather permitting. In order for this flight to take place, a temporary restricted area (TRA) will be put in place around the Illawarra Regional Airport and it is currently expected that the TRA will cover a 15 Nm radius up to 5000 ft. 

UPDATE 3 March 2015:

The planed flight of the B747 into the Illawarra Regional Airport is now scheduled for Sunday 8 March 2015. The airspace out to 8 Nm and up to 4500 feet AMSL will be closed for the arrival of the aircraft between 0730 – 0830 hrs.

A NOTAM will be issued over the next few days.

Posted in New South Wales

07November

Grand opening of the West Wyalong Free Flight Field

Grand opening of the West Wyalong Free Flight Field

Australia’s first free flight field and a Hall of Fame award marked the opening of the West Wyalong Free Flight Field, read more in a report from Malcolm Campbell.

Posted in New South Wales

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