QRAA 2017 Southern Tour

Hi Everybody.

Another successful tour was conducted with up to 9 aircraft for certain legs of the trip participating.

Liz Hawthorne has written a blog of the trip from her eyes for your enjoyment.

To Read, please click this link — >> 2017 Southern Tour Blog by Liz Hawthorne

To read, blog from John Reid & Louise Neal, Click this link –>> QRAA Southern Tour 2017 John & Louise

It is well worth the read as it puts you in the picture of being there.

Liz has shared 542 photos online but we are not sure how to share that link here at this time. Please come back later to see if a link has been added.

We hope that you all enjoy.

below is a Google Earth Map of the Tour Route.

2017 QRAA Southern Tour Google Track

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. martin hone
    martin hone says:

    I also second the comments on the recent Southern Tour, and a big thank you to Doug and co. for organising it. Real pity he could not make it. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the tour blogs by Liz Hawthorne and John Reid & Louise Neal. Such great memories for all concerned. As some will know, our RV sub-group departed ways at Warrnambool to head further south, spending 2 nights on King Island before flying onto Devonport, Tasmania. We hired a car and drove coastal down to Hobart for 3 days with friends, then back to pick up the aircraft to fly across to Flinders Island for a night, then a big over-water leg to avoid East Sale airspace, nothing to see except the oil rigs, and Ninety Mile Beach was a welcome site. Skirted around Gabo Island before overnighting at the seaside town of Merimbula. The next day it was up the east coast past Nowra and Sydney Heads via Victor One at 500 feet. Overcast conditions and the odd shower reduced the picture-taking options, but the continuing tailwind saw us back home just after midday on 10th March. Thanks again to everyone involved !

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