Aviators Farewell / Sunday 16th August @ 11am

Hi Everyone! A reminder that our Aviators Farewell is on this Sunday at RACWA, Jandakot, with formalities beginning at...

Posted by Outback Air Race on Thursday, August 13, 2015

Team Mockingjay raises $4,000 for the RFDS!

Mockingjay's fundraising night sold out and raised $4,000. Well done Leanne, Jason and distinguished guests!

Posted by Outback Air Race on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

New Team Robin Safari Website!

We are very impressed with the Team Robin Safari Official Website! http://taffperth.wix.com/teamrobinsafari

Posted by Outback Air Race on Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The race medals have arrived :)

Shiny things ready for the racers! #winners #medals #outbackairrace

A photo posted by @outbackairrace on

Special Delivery for Team ATOM

special delivery for Team ATOM

Posted by Outback Air Race on Sunday, August 9, 2015

Team "Triple Whiskey On The Rocks" BBQ and Family Day

Team "Triple Whiskey On The Rocks" are hosting a BBQ and Family Day at the Coffs Harbour and Districts Aero Club. This is on the same day as the Aviators Farewell on over in the West (16th August) and may make a suitable substitute for those in the Coffs Harbour area! They have raised over $18,000 to date and are targeting $26,000!

See attached flier for more details.

Aviators Farewell / Sunday 16th August @ 11am

You're invited!

Come and bid our "fundraising squadron" farewell on Sunday 16th August before we set off on the 5,000km coast-to-coast adventure across Australia!

Our racers, donors and sponsors have all worked hard over the last six months, putting the $250,000 participant fundraising target well within our reach, and making a record breaking event total almost certain.

This is a perfect opportunity for friends, family, team sponsors and supporters to join in the celebration, which will also feature restored vintage Royal Flying Doctor Service aircraft on display!

No RSVP necessary and light refreshments will be provided.

The committee, participants and the RFDS look forward to seeing you there!

(Photo by Jon Davison, courtesy of Pilatus Aircraft/RFDS)

Team Mockingjay Premier Fundraising Event / Thurs 6th August

Please see attached flier for Team Mockingjay's Premier Fundraising Event! Held at Lamont's, 12 Station St, Cottesloe WA, Thursday 6th August at 6:30pm. Please contact Leanne if you would like to attend (email address in flier).

Race History / Bush Poets Night

We have just added some history on the Bush Poets Night (an Outback Air Race tradition) and other information on early races, as told by Geoff Nicholson from The Bald Eagles. Navigate to History > Bush Poets, or click here.

 

Race Newsletter #5 - July 2015

Our fifth race Newsletter is now available to view (click the image, or here). In this edition we announce Summit Fleet as our new Major Sponsor! Mike Bleus, RFDS Chief Pilot (Western Operations), gave us an update on their PC-24 order and spoke to us about landing on outback roads.

There are some important updates for participants from Don and Stuart regarding safety, insurances and admin. Teams please ensure you read through these sections thoroughly (skim reading the rest is fine!).

We are currently working with AvPlan to try and get a live race map available for spectators Australia Wide (and globally!) using the AvPlan Live service.

Our teams, and their donors, have now rasied over $160,000 for the flying doc and we are trending towards our $250,000 target! #fiveweekstogo!

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