Minutes of Chinwag #1

Minutes of Chinwag #1, 23rd Feburary 2012, can now be found on the enrty page. Alternatively, click here: OAR_Chinwag 1 - 23rd Feb 2012.pdf

Monadelphous confirmed as event sponsor

The Outback Air Race committee is pleased to announce Monadelphous as a 2012 event sponsor. Monadelphous has been associated with the race since 2003. Monadelphous provides engineering construction, maintenance and industrial services to the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors and is a strong supporter of the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Thank you Monadelphous.

Update from the Race Manager

Committee held its February meeting last week, the following being a brief rundown of matters addressed.

1. Our accommodation bookings are now complete, the Darwin Central Hotel having been chosen for our final detination

2. Information Packs are being printed right now for distribution to registered participants at Chinwag #1 this Thursday 23 February 6:30PM at RACWA, upstairs.

3. Race articles have been lodged for Tarmac Topics (RACWA), the RFDS monthly newsletter and a host of aviation magazines.

4. Our registrations are lagging somewhat. We have 6 registrations so far with a further 4 confirmed (in the pipeline). We need your registrations at earliest convenience such that we can firm up on the accommodation booking.

5. And of course Chinwag #1 this Thursday 23 February 6:30PM at RACWA, upstairs. The chinwag is open to all who have an interest in the event, participants, maybe participants, sponsors, all and sundry. The Chinwag provides a Q & A opportunity to find out what it’s all about.
    - How do I enter?
    - What does it cost?
    - How do I fund raise?
    - How does the race work?
    - What are standards of accommodation?

For further information please email contact@outbackairrace.com.au

Patrick DuBois


Team TLC (Trevor, Linda and Champagne) are all set up and ready to fundraise! Check them out over at the team page or make a donation at their Everyday Hero site.

Bad Mooney Rising

Team number 4, "Bad Mooney Rising", comprising of our very own treasurer Stuart Payne and committee member Rowan Hill are the first team to have their bio and EDH fundrasing page fully up and running. Have a look over at the team page to study your competition or follow the link to their fundrasing page and make a donation. You may have seen their aircraft before (and will continue to see it!) in our promotional fliers.


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