Dear NSW Sport Aircraft Club member


Water Restrictions:

In line with local Council water restrictions, and to protect our water reserves for the fire season, club members are asked not to water lawns and gardens between 10am and 4pm to limit evaporation losses. Outside these hours, only hand-held hoses are to be used. Sprinklers are not permitted.


Social Workday Runway Closures:

In light of recent events, we believe it is timely to remind all members that operating an aircraft on the runway or taxiways during a closure, without express permission from the Workday Coordinator, is not permitted for safety reasons. Under exceptional circumstances the Workday Coordinator might, at his discretion, allow limited operations by prior arrangement.


By the way…

Anyone missing the below nut (found during the runway cleaning task at the last Workday) from their aircraft, might contact the Workday Coordinator for a prompt return.



New member application:


Tung Tong Nguyen, of Glossodia NSW. Social.

As usual, please send any feedback or comments to our New Member Coordinator, Peter Lightbown, on 0415 740 511 or at


Life Member Dorothy McSparron Turns 100:


Today, Thursday 7th November, our Club Foundation and Life Member, Dorothy McSparron, is turning 100 years of age – what a milestone and memorable occasion this is – our first Club member to reach 100. Already Dorothy has been awarded Certificates of Congratulations from firstly our Queen Elizabeth, then the Governor General, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, the Governor of NSW, the Premier of NSW and also the state member of her electorate. Tony Burke, the Federal Member in Dorothy’s electorate (Watson) made a special visit last Thursday to present Dorothy with her Certificate. Dorothy was so thrilled to have a personal visit from Tony. Dorothy, from all members of the Sport Aircraft Club we Love you and wish you a very happy 100th Birthday. Cheers, Margaret Adams.


Upcoming Events


NSW Sport Aircraft Club Christmas Party 2019, Saturday 23 November 6pm:

Get your tickets before they run out!



Frogs Hollow Christmas fly-in & BBQ, Sunday 8 December:

The Frogs Hollow Flyers are hosting their annual Xmas fly-in at the Frogs Hollow ALA (YFGS). The event is due to start around 12 noon, with lunch around 1pm (early arrivals welcome). YFGS is located about 8 Nm south of the township of Bega, NSW. (yes, the cheese place). 36°45'38.25"S 149°48'15.40"E. The main grass strip is just over 1000 m (36/18); with a cross strip about 600m (09-27), not recommended for first timers due to trees at the western end. Also the Bega District Model Club shares the airfield and flies on Sunday mornings, their clubhouse being towards the southern end of the field. The modellers have a radio, and your inbound call on 126.7 will ensure that they are able to have all models on the ground prior to your arrival. There is an orange flashing strobe light in front of their club house which indicates when a model is airborne. The Frogs Hollow Flyers take no responsibility for any incidents or occurrences on the day, it is the responsibility of the pilot in command to ensure that both they and their aircraft are capable of safely arriving and departing this airfield. If possible please RSVP for catering numbers! Barry Hayward,



Club Calendar:

Social Work Days: Saturday 22 February 2020.

Committee Meetings: Sunday 2 February 2020.

Fly-In: Saturday 04 April 2020.

Christmas Party: Saturday 23 November 2019.         

AGM: Sunday 15 March 2020.


Best regards,


Pablo Depetris | President 

NSW Sport Aircraft Club

Wedderburn – Napper Field

mobile: 0410 482 546