Tag: Top End flying Club

All pilots flying around Darwin should read this

I stumbled upon this yesterday and after reading it felt I had to share it with our piloting community around Darwin who might not make a habit of trawling through the CASA website. This little guide to flying around Darwin is factual, easy to read and has diagrams, maps, airstrips, sample radio calls, and potential…
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Top 10 Aircraft at MKT – 3 – Yak 52

The Yakovlev Yak-52 (Russian: Яковлев Як-52) is a Soviet primary trainer aircraft which first flew in 1976. It was produced in Romania from 1977 to 1998 by Aerostar, as Iak-52, which gained manufacturing rights under agreement within the former COMECON socialist trade organisation.[1] The Yak-52 was designed as an aerobatic trainer for students in the Soviet DOSAAF training organisation, which trained civilian sport pilots and military pilots.  Wikipedia contributors. Yakovlev Yak-52…
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Top End Flying Club in the news archives

Cleaning out the archives today I came across some news articles involving the Top End Flying Club or MKT and some of our pilots. I am just posting them here for historical reasons. Whether it is about an open day at Coomalie or MKT – simple pleasures of flying to Crabclaw Island for breakfast or…
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Ultralight Flight into Darwin International Airport

In 2019 the Top End Flying Club in Darwin, Northern Territory Australia was invited by the Darwin Aviation Museum to fly into Darwin international airport and show our aircraft alongside the many exhibits which includes a B-52 bomber at the museum’s open day. In order for ultralights to fly into controlled airspace in Australia such…
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