Michael Coates


GCSFC location for Dora the Explorer Movie

It was our great pleasure to host the cast and crew of Dora the Explorer movie recently at the Gold Coast Sports Flying Club (GCSFC) for 3 full-on days of filming. This is not the first movie filmed at our airfield with other notable productions being San Andres featuring the ‘Rock’ a couple of years ago. Club members who personally

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Heck Field Weather Webcams

GCSFC Weather Webcams are now live and operational The GCSFC now has two weather outlook cameras operational 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. The cameras are viewable through the following link on our website. https://www.gcsfc.org.au/webcam/ One camera looks to the west-south-west towards the great dividing range (just to the south of say, Boonah), this is the direction a
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2018 Open Day

Perfect weather, lots of aircraft and good crowds from the local area made out of 2018 open day the huge success. Thank you to all of the pilots who donated their time and aircraft to offer free flight experiences to our local visitors. More than 250 people were taken flying on the day, many for the first time ever in
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2018 Aviation Open Day Invitation

Gold Coast Sports Flying Club invites you to our open day on Saturday May 12 – 9am to 2pm at Heck Field. Free Entry Hot Food & Cold Drinks Joy Rides You’re invited to our friendly flying club to see what we are all about. On display will be everything from biplanes to seaplanes, old aircraft and new aircraft. Have

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In Memorium

It’s with sadness we pass on details of funeral services for two of our most loved members. The family of Ray Morgan have passed supplied details of his funeral. Members are welcome to join the celebration of Ray’s life at his service. Charles Raymond Morgan Born in Australia on 4 September 1933 Passed away on 29 March 2018 Aged 84

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Beach Landing

Light plane makes emergency landing in sand on busy Surfers Paradise beach December 23, 2017 9:55am A PILOT escaped uninjured after he was forced to land his ultralight aircraft on a beach at Surfers Paradise when its engine failed. Emergency crews were called to Old Burleigh Road about 9.30am after reports a plane had landed on the beach. The pilot,

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Photograph an aircraft day – September 2013

The club opened the airfield to anyone with an interest in photography and made our aircraft available as subjects, a great day all round!


Resuscitation Course

Resuscitation Course On Saturday, 6 November, 2010 the club hosted a very successful and well attended resuscitation course for all club members organized by Ray Morgan. The course was well attended with approximately 40 members taking advantage of the course run by the St John’s Ambulance Service with the cost of the course being paid for by the club. I

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