This fortnight the category for our online Photography Competition was Plastic Models and we had some great entries. It was again very difficult to pick the winners however in the end they were;
- 8-15 years Cpl Lachlan Haack – Camden Squadron
- 16+ years Warrant Officer Corey Loader – Ballarat Squadron
What age did you join Air League and what inspired you to join?
Lachlan: I was 9 years old and I saw the Australian Air League marching at Anzac Day. My mum contacted the Air League and almost 5 years later I am still loving it.
Corey: I joined the Australian Air League in 2018 when I was 17. A friend who is a pilot suggested might enjoy joining the Air League and I love to fly.
What is your favourite part of your Air League Squadron?
Lachlan: My favourite part of my Squadron would have to be the friendships and camaraderie between us. My best mates are all in the Air League and everyone in the Squadron gets along with one another.
Corey: I honestly love all parts of my squadron especially working on drill and making models as well as the members.
What is the fondest memory of your time in the Air League?
Lachlan: My favourite memory would the Air league Joy flight days that is done at Camden Airfield. One of my other fondest memories is the Flying camp in January, where I had my first flying lesson.
Corey: Being out at night looking at a aeroplane under the lights with my Squadron.
Would you like to take up flying as a career?
Lachlan: In the future I will strive to obtain my pilots licence and would like to become a commercial pilot.
Corey: Flying as a career at the moment is a challenge as I am autistic, but that doesn’t stop me flying with an instructor beside me. It’s a feeling l can’t describe; I’ve been flying for about 5 years.
How many pets do you have and what are their names?
Lachlan: I have two dogs, one named Luna and the other named Chewy.
Corey: Sadly, I recently lost my dog Genius. I have a miniature horse named Nossi but we call him Nosey as his into everything. I also have 3 pet sheep – Del, Rosie and Lamborghini.