Monthly Archives: November 2012

Risk of Aviation Accident Around Airfields Much Higher Than Claimed by Bureaucrat: RAAF/QANTAS Veteran Pilot Provides Evidence to Senate Estimates

Editor’s Note:  The following letter from Mr Fisher is reproduced here without the data appendices.  The data are available in the public record. The Senators                        16 November 2012 Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee Australian Senate Dear Senator:   … Continue reading

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Historic Hangar Damaged By Fierce Thunderstorm

The one remaining Bellman Hangar at the State Heritage Listed Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome was damaged during a fierce thunderstorm last Saturday night 17 November. A temporary replacement door panel on the north side of the hangar was blown  100 … Continue reading

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Is RSL Retirement Village on Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Safe?

At the Australian Senate’s Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee ‘Estimates’ of 23 May 2012, Mr Martin Dolan, Chief Commissioner for the Australian Transport Safety Bureau, was asked by Senator Fawcett from South Australia about the “encroachment of … Continue reading

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