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10th Jul 2019, 07:09
Replies: 33
Views: 14,821
Posted By pokeydokey

The latest at Goulburn Airport

So that's now $20 to land, $20 to taxi in, $10 to park and $20 to taxi out...



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27th Jun 2017, 10:46
Replies: 14
Views: 7,526
Posted By pokeydokey

For me there's a very simple correlation between...

For me there's a very simple correlation between the demise of small flying schools/clubs and the rise of the large commercial flying academies, universities and airline cadetship programs.

There...
16th Dec 2016, 00:23
Replies: 13
Views: 8,031
Posted By pokeydokey

The difference being that YGLB hangars are all on...

The difference being that YGLB hangars are all on freehold land.
15th Dec 2016, 04:13
Replies: 13
Views: 8,031
Posted By pokeydokey

Fences weren't good enough so dirt mounds now...

Fences weren't good enough so dirt mounds now under construction!

Still no legal pursuit of any hangar owners for the money that the owner believe's he is owed...
23rd Jun 2016, 06:16
Replies: 10
Views: 3,145
Posted By pokeydokey

Another plug for the Aero Club in Canberra - good...

Another plug for the Aero Club in Canberra - good fleet and hirers get a free carparking pass. Membership very reasonable. Gatekeepers are a very friendly bunch.

Canberra/Goulburn Aviation has a...
24th Sep 2014, 10:02
Replies: 32
Views: 7,426
Posted By pokeydokey

Thanks AussieBob. The school's only relatively...

Thanks AussieBob. The school's only relatively small and the owner has worked pretty hard to be able to afford to pay the award rates.

That's the old award though - rates have changed a little....
24th Sep 2014, 08:15
Replies: 32
Views: 7,426
Posted By pokeydokey

For those that asked (and others that think...

For those that asked (and others that think otherwise) - per the current award - Casual Grade 3 is $60.66 per flying hour ($19.91 per hour - not flying hour - if they're part-time).

No idea why...
23rd Sep 2014, 02:24
Replies: 32
Views: 7,426
Posted By pokeydokey

Must say that the as a general rule i agree with...

Must say that the as a general rule i agree with your current instructor - the RA hours are a total waste of time. Have to apply a bit of tough love there. We see about 1 resume a week from a young...
6th Aug 2014, 23:57
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

Thanks bankrunner - it would be a good place to...

Thanks bankrunner - it would be a good place to start indeed.

Teraya Miller is the CFI - 0418 165 813 or [email protected]
Tim Allen helps with handling bookings and initital...
6th Aug 2014, 04:49
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

What kind of evidence are you after? I've...

What kind of evidence are you after?

I've given you the instructors names, the aircraft used, the Canberra Aviation website with all the information including addresses. I've told you that Gate 3...
4th Aug 2014, 00:03
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

Raveen works some Sundays if he's feeling sorry...

Raveen works some Sundays if he's feeling sorry for students missing flights during the week but he's currently holidaying in sunny India until next week.

Just let me get this straight though -...
28th Jul 2014, 00:02
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

Everything was certainly provided free of charge...

Everything was certainly provided free of charge by the Flying School once. Unfortunately with it being a shared facility there is very little respect paid by the majority of people passing through....
24th Jul 2014, 02:37
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

Well at the moment Raveen is overseas on holiday...

Well at the moment Raveen is overseas on holiday - back on 5th of August. Brian works Mondays-Wednesdays. So yes it is pretty quiet. Tea and coffee is provided by the school and is now kept locked in...
23rd Jul 2014, 06:11
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

You don't need a sign to run a flying school! ...

You don't need a sign to run a flying school!

The school is a satellite base of Goulburn Aviation with its local training facilities located in the Canberra Aero Club building at Fairbairn. As...
23rd Jul 2014, 02:51
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

Welcome - Canberra Aviation...

Welcome - Canberra Aviation (http://www.canberraaviation.com.au)

Been operating for just over 3 years. Seriously - keep in touch gerry111.

Anyone visiting the main instructors are Raveen...
21st Jul 2014, 03:12
Replies: 35
Views: 7,316
Posted By pokeydokey

Merimbula to Canberra is a very nice flight -...

Merimbula to Canberra is a very nice flight - especially scenic via Moruya. If you track that way there is very little tiger country to concern yourself with. Many also track up the Araluen valley....
4th Jun 2014, 00:36
Replies: 53
Views: 10,530
Posted By pokeydokey

It's a sad state at Goulburn... I arrived on...

It's a sad state at Goulburn...

I arrived on the weekend as two of the owners minions were tearing across the airport in a big 4WD. The reason for the blitzkrieg excursion was to "tell-off" a...
23rd Oct 2013, 05:50
Replies: 52
Views: 6,159
Posted By pokeydokey

I've posted before about people spreading the lie...

I've posted before about people spreading the lie that there is no training in Canberra and it really gets me very annoyed. Canberra Aviation has been training out of Canberra Airport 7 days a week...
18th Sep 2013, 03:09
Replies: 3
Views: 602
Posted By pokeydokey

Canberra's not all that bad. The only problem for...

Canberra's not all that bad. The only problem for flying training there is finding enough competent instructors!
26th Aug 2013, 08:32
Replies: 17
Views: 4,693
Posted By pokeydokey

Goulburn used to have landing fees of $600 per...

Goulburn used to have landing fees of $600 per annum with hangerage around $2500 per annum.

It's probably one of the best examples of what can go bad when you privatise an airport.

If anyone...
26th Aug 2013, 04:54
Replies: 17
Views: 4,693
Posted By pokeydokey

Canberra is no different to other GA airports in...

Canberra is no different to other GA airports in general I don't think. There's no true demand for CPL training at your everyday flying school anymore since the appearance of the cadetships some...
23rd Aug 2013, 01:22
Replies: 17
Views: 4,693
Posted By pokeydokey

You guys are seriously out of touch! ...

You guys are seriously out of touch!

Canberra Aviation has been training out of Canberra Airport 7 days a week since February 2011. They do also have a base in Goulburn but it's pretty much...
22nd Aug 2013, 02:42
Replies: 17
Views: 4,693
Posted By pokeydokey

Not that sad!! Sure the school in Canberra...

Not that sad!!

Sure the school in Canberra doesn't have a BE76 but there's next to no demand for commercial training in the Canberra market. If there was a BE76 parked at Canberra Airport the...
2nd Jul 2013, 03:07
Replies: 46
Views: 10,804
Posted By pokeydokey

Discussion of these matters always seem to centre...

Discussion of these matters always seem to centre on cost. In my mind that's not the number one thing to look at - i'd rather look to the reason behind the cost savings. The major reason that the two...
23rd Aug 2012, 06:10
Replies: 30
Views: 6,183
Posted By pokeydokey

Cadetship only way to go. Rex in Wagga is...

Cadetship only way to go. Rex in Wagga is probably your best/closest bet to get started. They've got a few options to choose from cost-wise. I fly with the flying school in Canberra and they've had...
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