The Royal Newcastle Aero Club Annual Wings Night was held on the 15th of November. The night is for the celebration of the achievements of our members over the past 12 months.
The flying achievements of our members from the past year include:
- 19 First Solo flights
- 17 General Flying Progress Tests/Recreational Pilot Licences
- 6 Private Pilot Licences
- 3 Commercial Pilot Licences
- 2 Recreational Aviation Australia Pilot Certificates
- 6 Emergency Manoeuvre Training Courses
- 1 Night VFR Endorsement
As well as these flying achievements, there were some other awards presented on the night.
Federation Awards: Ken Ladd-Hudson and Marj Davis
The Club Champion: David Kunkel
Graham Neal Memorial Trophy: Gordon Southwood
Student of the Year: Samuel Higgins
Scott Rankmore Memorial Award for Encouragement: Caitlin Baker
Club Captains Award for Service to the Club: Lindsay James
President’s Award for Service to the Club: Ken Ladd-Hudson
Congratulations to all, we look forward to taking you on even more flying adventures!