Follow instructions on Terminal.

When getting Fuel multiply your quantity by $2.40 for amount required or you will end up doing the card thing again. Example 60 Litres = $145.00

Please sign book in box.

Also if wanting a receipt do this pretty much after hose returned to holder.

When Fueling be careful of Splash back. It's brand new and pumps pretty quick.


I have seen people not winding the hose up when finished. If you do this consistantly I will be speaking to you as I can see you 24/7 (recorded) you will be paying for any damage incured. This facility is owned by the Stratford Aero Club Sport Flyers and not by any Fuel Company.

Treat it with respect it deserves or lose it.


Remember no Landing Fee's and uncontrolled Airspace.

Thanks for choosing SD (Stratford) as your Fueling stop

Saturday, December 31, 2016

31st DEC saw Sun but the wind started to build during the day.


Wayne was first up with Shaun not far behind.

Pulled outside and tied for full power run up.

Then getting ready fo 1st flight.

Test Pilot Wayne suitably dressed for the First Flight.

The Harness is pretty epic.

Suitable safety precautions were taken hence fire extingisher.

He's off

On the Taxi for 27

It Fly's no doubting it at all Bloody Awesome.

Post flight debrief.

Gary looking suitably stoked.

Checking all the systems out.

Gary preparing for a Taxi about to get the feel for it.

Wayne giving the low down on where everything is.

The Team in watching all the Action. The van for shelter as a rather Nippy Northerly had arrived.

Gary back from his Taxi about.

Post taxi de brief.

Back to Hanger let her cool down a bit time for a cup of tea.

After a good cup of Char getting ready for second Flight.

Ian T giving her a good look over.

Some trimming to do.

Mean while down on RWY-34 Mike was out for a fly before the weather turned with his Fly-baby

He also popped down to check out SNG

It got the Mike seal of approval...

Heading out for second flight

But not before getting some gas.

First flight was done with minimal gas 

She will have higher fuel consumption until she runs in of course.

I am sure Gary will have her run in quick smart like.

My god it's a Roger .....!!!!!!!!

Wayne about to do second flight.

On the taxi 27

Boom away she flies

Approach & Overshoot 27

Decending Non traffic side to join downwind 27

Builder/Test Pilot Wayne looking suitably pleased with his creation and so he should brilliant piece of kit.

Mean while the Mountain was watching through the clouds.

The Team gather round to check her out again.

Bit more fiddling.

Check out SNJ's Canopy compared to SNG's

Gary about to go for his first flight in SNG.  Gentex at the ready.

Chaps assisting in his preperation.

One thing that was discovered was the Gentex might become a Gallet.

Ready for Blast off.

He's off on the taxi 27

Back first flight under his belt. Outstanding Gary.

Nice Mountain with WHITE KNIGHT shot

I think he likes it.

Trying the Gallet out.

Found the Gentex is to Bulky

Yeah man :0)

Whew !!!!! knocked the bastard off

Mean while local Hawk doing his thing.


The Sonerai Fleet Growith soon a 4th and 5th gonna be a hoot.

The Stratford Sport Flyers Crest on the Tails.

The Sonerai Flock is growing here with there Owner/Pilots SNW (Wayne) SNG (Gary) SNJ (DON)

Gary heading out again.

On the Taxi 27

SNJ ditto 27

Gary getting some more go juice.

Already people in to look her over gonna be the same as the Mustang.

In SNW for some aerial shots. Gary approaching for 27.

He's outa here

So are we.

Looking Brilliant in the Air.

Aerodrome from the NNE

Yup right place Goodo.

Extreme shot Gary landing 27

SNJ arriving overhead.

The Chaps resting after a day of flight testing.

She's hard work this flight testing stuff.....

More Tail looking

Yup Yup Yup

Isn't she a Honey

As they all are.


Just looks right.

Couple fans from Germany checking her out. They were suprised we were flying in this wind.... I said wind thats not a wind thats a breeze here mate.

Anyhoo they were pretty keen to check her out.

Wayne showing them whats what why and where.

Mean while Alan had RSR out for bit.

Now thats what ya call a happy camper.

Taxing 27

Gary off for his Third flight of the day and WHITE KNIGHTS 5th for the day.

Alan & RSR back

Yes bloody winds back if Flag at my place anything to go by.

Thats it see ya

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