See you all in Goolwa tomorrow.

Its a bit damp on the golf course today but clearing for us tomorrow.

Best I can do. I will be listening on the numbers for the flock heading to Goolwa from the east coast, and should be into Goolwa around midday local. Stay Safe and catch up on the weekend.

Updated Program for Goolwa 

Friday 21st April.

Today is arrival day.

Arrive any time you like; check-in at McCracken Country Club is after 1400. LOBO Oz members are arriving from WA, TAS, QLD, VIC , NSW and SA. It is approx. 25 minute drive from Goolwa private airport to the McCracken Country Club. Several of us have organised hire cars so can shuttle into the McCracken. If you are a local and are heading past the airport please call in and see if there are any fellow Lancairians needing a ride.

We have a Welcome Dinner organised in a private dining room for Friday evening. The dinner consists of a gourmet BBQ. Details: an assortment of barbequed meat & chicken (with vegetarians also catered for) with baby potatoes, a selection of seasonal fresh salads and crusty bakers selection bread rolls, served with jugs of soft drink. Drinks are extra, and payment made for the BBQ as we gather in a private dining room.

If any partners are planning a look around the wineries on Saturday, we will have the hosts of the Angus Plains Estate Winery at our BBQ tonight.

Saturday 22nd April. (Please note this program is very flexible and may still change)

 0830: Gather at the conference centre at McCracken Country Club; you will find us at the Hindmarsh room for a 0850 start.

0850: President’s welcome and opening address.

0920: The History of Lancair International. This presentation starts with a 10 to 15 minute video which you will all love – so don’t miss it.

After the introduction video, we look at the history of Lancair over the past 32 years – a most enlightening history it is. Another don’t-miss presentation.

1000: Brief look at engine management, including target EGT for the normally aspirated guys, and LOP ops for all piston drivers. The importance of having your engine’s ignition system accurately timed and (SID 97-3) fuel setup is also discussed.

1040: Coffee break morning tea. (Included for conference attendees)

1100: Jim Whalley, guest speaker… “The Boomerang”

1150: Accident prevention ATSB/NTSB statistics. Why transition training is especially important for new owners, including a brief look at TEM and HF associated with recent accidents.

1230: Lunch time. (Included for conference attendees)

1320: Lancair IV/IVP type specific maintenance items: includes an open discussion.

1450: IFR and Experimental aircraft

1530: Coffee break. (Included for conference attendees)

1550: Lancair mods. What have you changed from standard to make your Lancair, better, safer or faster? (General Discussion)

Conference Dinner – Served in Baudins Restaurant or private dining in Encounter Room – TBC (Paid on arrival to McCracken Country Club)

3 Course Dinner @ $62.00 per person

You will have a choice of 2 entrée, 3 mains and 2 dessert served with bread rolls and garden salads or steamed vegetables

Beverages on Consumption

Sunday 23rd April 

0845: Gather at the Conference Centre for a 0900 start.

0900: DCI and Hypoxia. Maj. Patrick Bridge / Dr Andrew Spall.

1030: Lancair 320/360 and Legacy type specific maintenance items: an open discussion.

1130 Lancair Legacy Canopy presentation. (if needed)

1210: Wrap up…

We already have dates and a location planned for our 2018 event and will be announcing details on the weekend.

Please come along with any suggestions or ideas for 2018. Consider what might interest those not attending the conference sessions, and whether you would like to share your plans with others, to combine a fun day out for everyone.

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