Newsletter March 2023

Gold Coast Sports Flying Club Newsletter March 2023


Christmas Party is FULL

Thank you to everybody who purchased tickets for our 2021 Christmas Party. Unfortunately all 80 tickets have now been sold and no more bookings can be taken.


Gold Coast On Track book now available

The airspace around Heck Field is not without its challenges and local knowledge is many times essential. CASA have just released a new booklet which is available for download explaining a lot of the features in our area including arrivals and transiting through the Gold Coast region.


Oz Runway’s Seminar 2021

July 2021 saw another visit from Ellen and Jake representatives of Oz Runways with another of their informative seminars. It was great to see them again and become familiarised with all of the new features introduced into the program over the last 12 months. It was a full house in the club room and everyone thoroughly enjoyed  the event !
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Latest Runway Improvements January 2021

Saturday 30th January 2021 was a very important day for the Gold Coast Sports Flying Club. After fundraising and saving for some time, the club was in a position to complete further runway improvements, and today we applied hot-mix asphalt to both ends of the runway. This now gives a new runway surface almost 5 meters wide and 55 meters
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2020 Christmas Party

Enjoy photos from the annual clean-up and Christmas Party celebrations The Annual clean-up around the club house The 2020 Christmas Party

Runway Upgrade Complete

Runway Upgrade Complete March 2020 Major resurfacing work has been completed on the 10/28 runway and taxiways. This is a major construction job and should be a wonderful improvement to the field. More than 200mm of cement stabilised roadbase was laid over the old surface, and this will go a long way towards making the 10/28 runway able to be
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OzRunways Presentation

OzRunways Presentation February 2020 Late February the club was fortunate to have Andrew from OzRunways give a presentation about the new version 8 edition of the program. It was a great presentation and standing room only with our friends from the Southport flying club also coming in to hear all of the latest and greatest about the OzRunways program. After
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Raining Again

It's raining again ! The title pretty much says everything. Lots of rain recently has unfortunately seen a lot of flooding not only of our airport but also around the district. Floodwaters entered our clubrooms and made a mess on three separate occasions. The club is very appreciative of members who came to assist in cleaning up the mess. Ultimately,
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Heck Field Flight Training

Gold Coast Sports Flying Training Empowering Recreational Aviators 1638 Stapylton-Jacobs Well Road Norwell  QLD  4208 Phone:  0468 442 732      Email:  training@gcsfc.org.au Gold Sport Flying Club now has on-site Flight Training ! Do you want to learn to fly and perhaps achieve your dream of becoming a pilot ? With Gold Coast Sports Flying Training, in conjunction with the Gold
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