Dear NSW Sport Aircraft Club member


Hazard Reduction Burn: *** Flyers beware ***

A new Hazard Reduction Burn is planned at Darkes Forest Fire Shed in Dharawal National Park this Tuesday 12 May. Burn area is 31ha and is located 6.5 Nm south east of the airport. Any members planning to fly should expect conditions of low visibility in the area. Please be safe.


Shellharbour Airport (formerly Wollongong) runway works: 

Shellharbour Airport is undergoing major civil works at the moment, involving runway closures. If you are planning to fly there, refer to NOTAMs for the latest information.


Clubhouse / Bunkhouse use: *** Oil and gas sales now only by prior phone arrangement ***

Due to Public Health (COVID-19 Restrictions on Gathering and Movement) Order 2020, recently gazetted by the NSW government, members are urged to avoid the use of the Clubhouse and its facilities. Members must ensure they thoroughly clean and sanitise after themselves. Bunkhouse bookings are suspended until further notice. Sale of drinks from the fridge is suspended until further notice. Sale of LPG and Oils will be only by prior telephonic arrangement with the Caretaker. (0425 380 964). Please familiarise yourself with the mandatory legal requirements here: . For further advice visit:


New member applications:


Mathieu Russell, of Cronulla NSW. Social.



Lindsay Allam, of Ruse NSW. Social.



Bryan Arthur, of Harrington Park NSW. Social.

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


Our Club on YouTube:

On Friday 14 February last year, a music video was shot at the Club. Featuring artist Imogen Clark, the video is now available for viewing on YouTube.


Club Calendar:

A Committee meeting was held on 19 April via teleconferencing. The minutes from this meeting will be available soon on our website.

The next Committee meeting is planned for Sunday 17 May in the Clubhouse. As usual, any members interested in observing the meeting are invited to attend. Strict protocols consistent with the Public Health Order will be followed.


Please stay safe. 


Best regards, and happy mother’s day for this Sunday!


Pablo Depetris | President

NSW Sport Aircraft Club

Wedderburn – Napper Field

mobile: 0410 482 546