See you all next weekend.

The McCraken Country Club has now pretty much locked in our catering requirements, we will be well fed and I look forward to a wonderful weekend. If you are planning to attend and have not yet registered please let me know ASAP.

We have organised some good weather, even though Goolwa is starting to get cooler you can see our arrival day is advertised as being “Mostly sunny and pleasant”.

LOBO Landing Fairhope Alabama

Fairhope was a wonderful venue for the recent LOBO event.  The landing was primarily maintenance related and included a full tour of the nearby Continental Motors factory.

Fairhope was a wonderful venue for the recent LOBO event.
The landing was primarily maintenance related, and included a full tour of the nearby Continental Motors factory. An absolutely fantastic experience to see how our big bore engines are manufactured.

The streets of Fairhope were decorated with "Yarn Bombing"

The streets of Fairhope were decorated with “Yarn Bombing”, in support of the arts in Fairhope.

Very colorful and most unusual but fun.

Very colorful, and most unusual, but fun.

A beautiful Legacy panel Valin and Allyson Thorn took out the Grand Champion Kit Built award at Oshkosh this year. You can see why.....

A beautiful Legacy panel. Valin and Allyson Thorn took out the Grand Champion Kit Built award at Oshkosh this year – you can see why.

Nice finish hey...

Nice finish, hey?

Plenty of eye candy at the LOBO landing.

Plenty of eye candy at the LOBO landing.

It would be wonderful to see an Evolution in Australia. I am still buying lottery tickets.

It would be wonderful to see an Evolution in Australia.
I am still buying lottery tickets.

See You All Soon!

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I have been rubbing the crystal ball, and will now make a bold statement… “We have some beautiful weather forecast for Mudgee next weekend.”

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We have people flying in from all over Australia. We wish you all a safe and comfortable flight, (oh, and tailwinds, lol).

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After some pretty average weather, it is nice to see a somewhat more stable pattern ahead for the rest of the week. See you at Mudgee.

Mudgee Fly-in – February 19-21, 2016

2016 sees our second LOBO OZ gathering – this time, at the Hangar House, at Mudgee Regional Airport.

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With guest speaker, Bill Harrelson and his wife Sue, flying their custom-built Lancair IV all the way from the States, we again want to gather as many Australian Lancair owners, and other interested people (hey, Wedderburn and Mudgee pilots), to meet them and show them some Aussie hospitality.

Bill and Sue left home yesterday – December 8, in N6ZQ (built for flying extremely long, record setting, round the world trips). They will be visiting many different places on the way from Virginia to Australia, and they have a wealth of experience and stories to share.

Once again, as a Lancair gathering, we should be able to:

  • Go for a fly in another Lancair type
  • Show-n-tell the features that we love on our own experimental aircraft
  • Discuss ‘best practice’, and ask questions from the experience of others (both good and troublesome)
  • Highlight critical things to know about our high performance aircraft – especially things supported by the latest findings worldwide, as highlighted on LOBO US and more.
  • And listen in awe about Bill Harrelson’s many flights.

While we are still in the planning stages, members are welcome to contribute any ideas they would like discussed; or ask questions – no matter how basic or complex. (Please add to these to the form below).

We are working on a program that will be educational, interesting and fun. Details of extras for companions not interested in the all the flying particulars will also follow; however, just being able to listen to Bill talk about his adventures will, no doubt, be the highlight of our weekend.

NOW, we need you to let us know if you are coming!! We need numbers – so lock it in today, support our LOBO OZ and let us know that you are most certainly coming to Mudgee.

Please indicate your interest by submitting the form below. (It would also be a good time to start booking accommodation). Registration costs (to cover morning/afternoon teas) will follow.

Be sure to click on the link to the right, SEND ME IMMEDIATE UPDATES, to get the latest information and to be sure you don’t miss anything from LOBO OZ!

LOBO Oz 2016 – venue change – Mudgee

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After careful consideration and correspondence with our members our February 19th to 21st, 2016 LOBO Oz fly-in has a new and exciting venue – Mudgee, NSW.

Mudgee is an elegant and historic country town, set in the scenic, natural setting of the Cudgegong Valley, 282 km north-west of Sydney. From the fertile farmland surrounds comes great local produce available at cafés and restaurants in town, farm gate sales and gourmet food outlets.

Mudgee is an elegant and historic country town, set in the scenic, natural setting of the Cudgegong Valley, 282 km north-west of Sydney.

On Saturday February 20, 2016 – Bill Harrelson, will be our featured speaker at the LOBO Oz fly-in.

Bill Harrelson pictured in his Lancair IV after his polar circumnavigation in January 2015.

As a location, Mudgee has lots to offer and explore…

From the fertile farmland surrounds comes great local produce available at cafés and restaurants in town, farm gate sales and gourmet food outlets.

Folks, don’t miss this one.

Put the dates in your calendar NOW, as we will put together an interesting programme for the weekend.

Stay tuned for more details soon.