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Sydney meeting – 1 November 2017

The next Sydney meeting will be held on Wednesday 1 November. More details fill follow shortly.

Sydney Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month. The venue for the September meeting is North Ryde RSL Club Committee Room.  Visitors are welcome . For details, check with Paul Ewoldt at paul.ewoldt@hotmail.com

Melbourne meeting – 25 October 2017

The next Melbourne meeting will feature a presentation by Kevin O’Reilly about early aerodromes around Melbourne.

Melbourne Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the RAAF Association, 24 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East, in the auditorium. Parking is available under the building . enter from the lane at the south end. The meetings start at 7.30pm – ring the bell if the front door is shut. Some members meet casually for dinner from 6.00pm at the Tower Hotel opposite the RAAFA. Visitors are welcome to join. Contact Dave Prossor on 0419 837 410.

Melbourne meeting – 23 August 2017

The next Melbourne meeting will be the Annual General Meeting.

This will be followed by a slide presentation from Aviation Heritage  editor, Neil Follett, entitled “What, Where and When”.

Melbourne Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the RAAF Association, 24 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East, in the auditorium. Parking is available under the building . enter from the lane at the south end. The meetings start at 7.30pm – ring the bell if the front door is shut. Some members meet casually for dinner from 6.00pm at the Tower Hotel opposite the RAAFA. Visitors are welcome to join. Contact Dave Prossor on 0419 837 410.

Sydney meeting – 6 September 2017

At the next meeting, Steve Leadenham, an aviation artist, will discuss his love of painting aeroplanes for a living.

Sydney Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month. The venue for the September meeting is North Ryde RSL Club Committee Room.  Visitors are welcome . For details, check with Paul Ewoldt at paul.ewoldt@hotmail.com

Sydney meeting – 5 July 2017

An evening with the  “Three Amigos”; Paul Ewoldt will talk about aero modelling; John Scott will talk about aero philately and Judy Rainsford about women in aviation or the WAAF.

Sydney Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month. The venue for the July meeting is North Ryde RSL Club Committee Room.  Visitors are welcome . For details, check with Paul Ewoldt at paul.ewoldt@hotmail.com

Brisbane meeting – 30 June 2017

The next Brisbane meeting will be a discussion about the future of the Queenslandd branch in relation to becoming incorporated. All speakers are on hold until this important matter is reviewed.

Brisbane Meetings are held on the last Friday of the month starting at 7.00pm for 7.30pm opening. Contact George Palmer on ahsa_qld@hotmail.com. Visitors are welcome. Meetings are held  at the Old Control Tower Building, Archerfield Airport.

Melbourne meeting – 28 June 2017

John Kneen will give a presentation on  Zero Day at Broome. The infamous attack on Broome by Japanese Zero aircraft. An interesting talk and presentation.

Melbourne Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the RAAF Association, 24 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East, in the auditorium. Parking is available under the building . enter from the lane at the south end. The meetings start at 7.30pm – ring the bell if the front door is shut. Some members meet casually for dinner from 6.00pm at the Tower Hotel opposite the RAAFA. Visitors are welcome to join. Contact Dave Prossor on 0419 837 410.

Sydney meeting – 7 June 2017

Tom Lockley will present aspects of the Bob Wills Collection. The Wills Collection was large and extensive. Bob was an avid collector of Australian produced aviation books.

Sydney Meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of the month. 7.45 pm.
Venue; May meeting – The Station, Jackson.s Landing, 58 Bowman St. Pyrmont. June . Jackson’s Landing at Pyrmont. Visitors are welcome . Check with Paul Ewoldt at paul.ewoldt@hotmail.com.

Melbourne meeting – 24 May 2017

Alan Searle will be our guest speaker on 24 May. Flying a C-47A to China for the Flying Tigers Museum will be his subject. This promises to be an interesting evening. During March Alan returned to China for the opening of the museum.

There will also be a number of aviation books and publications for sale at the meeting. Inspect before the meeting, buy afterwards. Dion says to bring folding money in $5 denominations.

Melbourne Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of the month at the RAAF Association, 24 Camberwell Rd, Hawthorn East, in the auditorium. Parking is available under the building . enter from the lane at the south end. The meetings start at 7.30pm – ring the bell if the front door is shut. Some members meet casually for dinner from 6.00pm at the Tower Hotel opposite the RAAFA. Visitors are welcome to join. Contact Dave Prossor on 0419 837 410.