2019 Wing Awards

Congratulations to Senja Robey BEM and Tristar Aviation on their recent 2019 Wings Awards, that recognise contributions to general aviation.

Senja was awarded the Col Pay Award for a Lifetime of Service to General Aviation, recognising her 50+ years of instructing and her work with the Australian Women Pilots Association amongst other achievements. Senja’s husband, Keith Robey was also the first cadet of the Australian Air League, founded by his father George in 1934.

Flying Training Organisation of the Year was Tristar Aviation at Moorabbin Airport, Victoria. Tristar was founded by Geoff and Adrianne Fleming in 1993, Adrianne is also the Group Executive Commissioner of the Victoria Group of the Australian Air League, to whom Tristar provide reduced-cost flight training and air experience flights.

Details of the awards and a full list of recipients can be found on the Australian Flying website here.


Federal Orders August 2019

Please find below the following Federal Orders which have been issued as at 31 August 2019 :

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Federal Routine Order No 11/2019 120.58 KB 78 downloads

Federal Routine Order No 11 of 2019 – General contains information which is…
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Federal Routine Order No 12/2019 154.44 KB 46 downloads

Federal Routine Order No 12 of 2019 – Phasing Out of Trainee Officer Rank …
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Federal Routine Order No 13/2019 84.69 KB 56 downloads

Federal Routine Order No 13 of 2019 – Group Councils. …
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Federal Training Circular No 1/2019 81.70 KB 40 downloads

Federal Training Circular No 1/2019 – Training on Pathway Choices for Members approaching…
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Federal Operations Instruction No 4/2019 96.40 KB 50 downloads

Federal Operations Instruction No 4/2019 – Change to Officer Uniform Fabric Colour…

Federal Routine Order 10/2019 – Gazette

Federal Routine Order which has been issued as at 20 August 2019 (please note that this takes the place of the regular Gazette which would normally be issued in early September). This can be found online through the link below.

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Federal Routine Order 10/2019 – Gazette 107.78 KB 68 downloads

Federal Routine Order 10/2019 – Gazette contains details of promotion, appointments,…

2019 Flying Scholarships for South Australia

Congratulations to Sgt Matthew Jacks of Gawler Airfield Squadron, Cpls Preethika Ganiger and Braedon Medder of Port Adelaide Squadron who were all awarded $1000 scholarships by the Group Council recently.

Preethika and Braedon are seen here with Gp Exec Comm Martin Ball at the South Australian Air Museum and Matthew is seen with Sqn Capt Mark Borchard at Gawler Airfield. 

Matthew will use his scholarship at the Adelaide Soaring Club located at Gawler Airfield, Preethika and Braedon will use their scholarships at Adelaide Biplanes which is located at Aldinga Aerodrome. 

These scholarships were made possible with the assistance of the Sir Keith and Sir Ross Smith Fund. We all wish you the very best and hope that these scholarships continue to encourage your interest in aviation. Well done to you all.

Doncaster RSL Centenary

Air League cadets provide catafalque party (photo – Hon Kevin Andrews MP)

Recently the Doncaster Squadron of the Australian Air League was invited to take part in the centenary celebrations for the Doncaster RSL with President Charles Collins, Honorary Members, Councillors and the Hon Kevin Andrews MP. Cadets were invited to take part in the catafalque party.

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