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Nav Challenges are back for 2020

On Sunday 15 March we have our First LFS/LFC Nav Challenge for 2020.  This fun event is open to pilots of all experience levels and pairs you in teams of 3 to firstly work out Flightplan waypoints (from cunning cryptic clues) and then fly to your 3 destinations at regional Victorian ALAs - including lunch along the way.  Please RSVP with the LFS desk if you're interested!

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Important Information - Covid-19

As the COVID-19 Coronavirus situation continues to unfold, the well-being of all staff, students, customers and our community is at the forefront of our minds. As such, as of COB this afternoon (Tues 24th March) the Lilydale Flying School will cease Dual Flying training apart from some limited flight testing. Solo Flying and Private Hiring will continue as normal and instructors will be on hand to assist and supervise with ninety day check flights. Lilydale Airport (and Lilydale Flying School and Yarra Valley Aviation) will be continuing its other operations 7 days per week including Charter flights, Fuel Sales and Aircraft Maintenance. This all means you will still be able to take to the air!

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Can you fly VFR "On Top"

Flying over weather, be it low cloud or smoke haze, is ok as long as a number of conditions are met. In this article we briefly talk about what this means.

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Nils Jameson Safety Seminar

We're very happy to once again be able to welcome Nils Jameson to Lilydale to present another of his excellent Safety Seminars. Nils flies Boeing 737s for Jet2 in the UK and his seminar is a "not-to-be-missed" event suitable for beginner pilots through to the old hands with thousands of hours. Wednesday the 18th of March, 6.30pm for 7pm start. Please RSVP or call us to let us know if you're coming so we can arrange to have enough seats and snacks.

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