Sunday, December 12, 2021

Roland Brooke achieves his First Solo

Roland Brooke is the most recent club member to achieve his first solo in an RAAus aircraft. Roland was presented with his certificate at the clubs recent Christmas Dinner.

Roland went solo on 2 October 2021, the day of hist fifteenth birthday. 

Roland started his aviation journey at a very young age, Roland was regularly taken up in his father’s Jabiru J170 to rock or fly him to sleep.

Now 15 years later Roland has over 50 hours in the family Jabiru J170 and he is well on his way to achieving his cross country endorsement.

Life Membership awarded to Wayne Jackson

At the recent Christmas get together of club members President Michael Sudholz presented Wayne Jackson with Life Membership of the Horsham Flying Club. Wayne has been a very active club member since obtaining his RAAus Pilots certificate and purchasing his own plane. Wayne is a tireless worker and the force behind many of the upgrades to the clubs facilities. Wayne has also taken up the role of club treasurer. Life Membership was originally going to be bestowed in August at the clubs Annual Dinner, but The State entered another period of lockdown, which lead to the cancellation of the event and a delay in awarding of Wayne’s Life Membership.