Mudgee Winery Fly-Away

Mudgee Winery Fly-Away

Pieter van Gent Winery

Mudgee, Saturday April 27, 2019

AOPA Australia member Phillip van Gent, extends an invitation to AOPA Australia members, family and friends to the second Flying Event for 2019 – a visit to the Pieter van Gent Winery, Mudgee to be held on Saturday March 9, 2019.  Make it a day trip or combine it with a visit for a few days.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch in the pleasant outdoor area.  Catering will be provided at a modest cost of $20 per person.  There will be also be an opportunity to enjoy wine tasting and chocolate and port pairings at $8 and $10 per person respectively.  Cocktails will be available $10 each and a glass of wine will cost $8.  Staff from the winery, will conduct an informative talk about the history of the winery, along with providing their expert advice on what to taste and or buy at the cellar door.  More information on Pieter van Gent Winery can be found at

Pilot and passengers will enjoy the flight to Mudgee, which overflies the spectacular Blue Mountains.  A return flight can comfortably be done in a day in Piper Warrior or Cessna 172 type aircraft from Sydney as Bankstown to Mudgee is 107 nautical miles direct.

Pieter Van Gent Winery also offers several accommodation options among the grapevines if you wish to come for the weekend or stay a few days.  If you are intending to come, to ensure appropriate catering is available can you please contact Chris Muller at

The aim of AOPA Flying Events is to provide members enjoyable GA experiences at wonderful Australian destinations.  The flying events calendar can be found at


Would you or your local Aero Club or Flying Group like to participate in our annual calendar of Fly-Aways and Air-Safaris?

Each year the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association of Australia organizes an exciting calendar of member fly-aways and air-safari’s to some of Australia most iconic and spectacular locations.  Aero Clubs and Flying Groups are all welcome to take part!  To join your club or group, please contact:

Mr Chris Muller
Flying Events Coordinator – AOPA Australia

Mobile:  0412 129 162

Mr George Higgins
Flying Events Coordinator – AOPA Australia

Mobile:  0422 157 991

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