Tyabb Turmoil: Airport Stakeholders in Battle with Council

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Tyabb Turmoil: Airport Stakeholders in Battle with Council

June 13, 2019 By Nicholas Christie
AOPA Australia's NICHOLAS CHRISTIE reports from the TYABB AIRFIELD in Victoria, as Peninsula Aero Club members and supporters gather to be briefed on the details surrounding the effective shutdown of their airfield.
Nobody, including the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, denies the basic facts about Tyabb Airfield. The small, regional airport has been in existence for many decades as a vibrant, ...This content...

Nobody, including the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, denies the basic facts about Tyabb Airfield. The small, regional airport has been in existence for many decades as a vibrant, ...

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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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