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Nice Hangar! :)

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Our Yarra Valley operation has started making use of some space in a hangar at Lilydale (YLIL) to store our equipment and a few of us dropped by yesterday to check it out before the separating walls go up. This … Continue reading

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Aerobatics for my birthday

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Late last year my 42nd birthday came around and, while the number 42 has deep, universal meaning, I didn’t arrange any major, special celebrations. Kitt, however, did decide to buy me some time flying aerobatics with Andrew Temby in his … Continue reading

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Kodak Moments in the Valley

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Once again crewing balloons in the Yarra Valley produced some amazing “Kodak Moments” today. Given the weather this morning, I was pretty sure we wouldn’t get to fly. On my way out to the shed at o-dark-hundred I was driving … Continue reading

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Fog, Balloons and some Lilydale Airport Action

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The other morning I was crewing hot air balloons out in the Yarra Valley. It was very foggy so the drive out was “interesting” and we spent a couple of hours waiting for it to lift. While it was very … Continue reading

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Lilydale Airport Airshow (Yakkity Yaks)

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On Saturday I was taking Kitt out to the Yarra Valley for a “Hen’s Party” winery tour (the “Buck’s Party” was last weekend – paintball – I’ve still got bruises) when I spotted a sign saying that Lilydale Airport (YLIL) … Continue reading

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