Adelaide-based Eyre to There Aviation in partnership with platinum sponsor AvPlan EFB will aim to break a world endurance record for an electric aircraft with a 7-day, 18-stop flight around South Australia, starting tomorrow. The record attempt, flying a Pipistrel Alpha Electro plane, will start at Parafield Airport at 7.00am on Saturday June 19 with…
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Aerotech’s Australian-first Black Hawk deployment a game changer in aerial firefighting

Friday June 4, 2021 In an Australian first, Adelaide based aviation company, Aerotech, has purchased two ex US Military Black Hawk helicopters for aerial firefighting operations in Australia. With preparations already well underway for the next bushfire season, the Black Hawks will be the first Australian owned and operated and the first to be on…
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Adelaide Airport Ltd announces new Director

Adelaide Airport Ltd (AAL) today announced the appointment of Lisa Brock as a new Board Director. AAL Chair, Rob Chapman, said Ms Brock would bring considerable experience to the Board as a result of her extensive aviation expertise. “Ms Brock has more than 20 years’ senior executive experience with Qantas across a broad range of…
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Barossa 2021 Air Show Wrap up

On April 11th 2021 the 5DME crew attended the Barossa Air Show. The new hosts (Barossa Rotary Club) did a great job for their first air show. We don’t have figures as yet but the show was very well attended considering the COVID restrictions and all that aside the show ran smoothly. Catherine and her…
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Local aviation identity celebrates 80 years and Barossa Airshow Coming up this weekend

This post is a bit late but local aviation identity Geoff Eastwood turned 80 a couple of weeks back and we visited Goolwa Aerodrome for the festivities. Plus, Barossa Air Show 2021 is coming up this weekend.

Barossa Airshow 2021 This Weekend April 11

Don’t forget to get your tickets to this year’s Barossa AirShow 20201. They can be purchased at Plus, all the great Barossa Airshow merch.

Sky is the Limit

Jamestown cancelled for 2021

Due to the uncertain times caused by COVID-19 the Jamestown Flying Group has made the difficult decision to defer the 2021 Jamestown Air Spectacular to a date yet to be set in 2022. The club is now exploring the possibility of hosting a fly-in event later this year with details to be confirmed. We thank…
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