Holbrook Easter Fly-in 2018

Holbrook Ultralight Club has staged this popular Fly-in annually since 2006, initially on the first weekend in November and more recently on the Saturday and Sunday of the Easter holiday weekend. Now renamed the Holbrook Easter Fly-in the weekend continues with the tradition of hospitality and friendliness.

We welcome recreational and sport pilots and their aircraft from all over Australia.

2018 Fly-in details

When: Saturday 31st March and Sunday 1st April 2018.

Where: Holbrook Airfield YHBK S35.41.0 E147.19.0

What's on: Refreshments will be available on arrival and throughout both days commencing at about 9am on Saturday and continuing until 3pm on Sunday. Lunch will also be available on both Saturday and Sunday.

The three forums on Saturday afternoon are:

1.30pm - RA-Aus members forum (Michael Monck and Michael Linke);

3.00pm - Problems experiences by RA-Aus pilots (senior RA-Aus staff member);

4.30pm - Setting up aircraft systems (Dave King).

Alternatively, Saturday afternoon will be a great opportunity to catch up with fellow aviators and talk ultralight aviation.

A licensed bar will be in operation from 5.00pm on Saturday.

The Fly-in Dinner 'amongst the aircraft' will be served in the hangar on Saturday evening comencing with pre-dinner drinks at 6.00pm followed by dinner and light entertainment.

The famous HULC barbeque breakfast will also be available on both Saturday and Sunday mornings from 7am to 9am. The Saturday morning breakfast will catering for visitors that arrive on Friday or very early on Saturday morning.

Trial Instructional Flights (TIFs) and BFRs will be available over the course of the weekend.

For the aerial adventurer departing for a local flight from Holbrook airfield there is plenty to see and do. To the east there is the scenic mountain and valley flying, to the south there is the picturesque Lake Hume and the Murray River and to the north and west there is the patchwork of open country to explore.

Trophies: the hotly contested Fly-in trophies will be awarded at the Saturday night Dinner again this year. The categories are:

-  Best RA-Aus registered aircraft Award;

-  People's Choice Award;

-  Longest Distance Award (the longest distance travelled by an aircraft to attend the Fly-in);

Flying in to Holbrook: Pilots flying into Holbrook should be aware of the extent and proximity of Albury Controlled Airspace (CTA). For further information refer to the Canberra/Albury Visual Terminal Chart (VTC). Albury CTA is active at all times when the Albury Control Tower is operational, typically seven days per week. For further information refer to the current ERSA. Also note that Albury Control Tower's operational hours may alter at short notice.

Aircraft parking: ample aircraft parking will be available and a limited amount of hangarage if required. There is also the provision for those pilots who would prefer to trailer their ultralight aircraft to Holbrook and assemble it on arrival.

Holbrook Airfield

WAC Code: 3456, 3457 Holbrook Airfield
YHBK S35.41.0 E147.19.0
Elevation: 875' AMSL
Runway 04/22: 930 metres
Runway 14/34: 700 metres
CTAF: 126.7
AVFAX: 3049
AFOR Code: 22

Pilots are requested to keep an extra lookout for other aircraft in the vicinity of the airfield as some ultralight aircraft may not be fitted with radio communication.

Additional information regarding Holbrook airfield and the surrounding area can be found on the Holbrook Airfield page.


Underwing camping will be available throughout the weekend and a bus will be available to ferry those who prefer caravan, holiday cabin or motel accommodation in Holbrook (4km). Advance bookings are recommended for all but the underwing camping and the following is a list of accommodation in Holbrook.


Holbrook Hotel Albury Street Holbrook (02) 6036 2099
Riverina Hotel 131 Albury Street Holbrook (02) 6036 2523


Byer Fountain Motel Hume Highway Holbrook (02) 6036 2077
Glenndale Park Motel 61 Albury Street Holbrook (02) 6036 2599
Holbrook Settlers Motel Hume Highway Holbrook (02) 6036 2855
Jolly Swagman Motor Inn Hume Highway Holbrook (02) 6036 3944
Skye Motel Albury Street Holbrook (02) 6036 2333
Town Centre Motor Inn 86 Albury Street Holbrook (02) 6036 2666

Cabins and caravan sites

Holbrook Motor Village 51 Albury Street Holbrook (02) 6036 3100


Holbrook Ultralight Club appreciates and acknowledges the support of the following organisations: