Rob’s Aussie Legend: Victa Airtourer 150

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Rob’s Aussie Legend: Victa Airtourer 150

January 23, 2020 By Nicholas Christie
AOPA Australia Digital Editor NICHOLAS CHRISTIE takes to the skies on a hot, blustery Melbourne Summer's day with long time AOPA Australia member Rob Black, in his uniquely Australian Victa Airtourer 150.
    In 1953, Britain’s Royal Aero Club held a competition for a new single engine trainer and tourer. A total of 103 entries were submitted, including the winning design by...

 

 

In 1953, Britain’s Royal Aero Club held a competition for a new single engine trainer and tourer. A total of 103 entries were submitted, including the winning design by ...

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Nicholas Christie

Nicholas started flying lessons at the age of 13. He holds both Grade 2 (GA) and RAAus Flight Instructor ratings.  Since graduating from Monash University with a Bachelor Business Management (Marketing), he has held various sales, marketing and management positions across a broad range of sectors. Nicholas has written for a variety of aviation magazines in Australia and currently runs his own aviation businesses.  In 2016, Nicholas took on the challenge of building a “slow build” Van’s RV-12, at Tyabb (Victoria) and he has since become an active member of SAAA, AOPA and RAAus.  Nicholas believes that the passion and involvement of people (especially youth) in the aviation community is key to the sector’s future success in Australia and that minimal government regulation will assist in the industry’s continued growth and success.

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