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Finalists – NSW Mining Supplier Awards

Airspeed Aviation is very proud to once again be finalists in the NSW Minerals Council Industry & Suppliers awards.
The objective of the “Small Business Achievement” award is to highlight Local businesses providing essential supplies and services vital to the mining industry. The Small Business Achievement Award recognises businesses demonstrating a strong and mutually beneficial […]

International Women’s Day

Here we are, bragging about our wonderfully inclusive workforces again!

Aviation is supposed to be a very “male dominated” industry. At varying times Airspeed’s pilot workforce has enjoyed varying levels of female participation but women have played an important part in our pilot workforce since March 2012 when Georgie Paterson joined us as a junior […]

Flight Safety GOLD

Hunter-based airline wins internationally-recognised Gold

Tamworth, Wednesday:
Airspeed Aviation has been awarded Gold status by the US-based non-profit Flight Safety Foundation this week, the only Charter operator of its type in the world to do so.

Spurred by the Sundance Resources accident in Africa in 2010, the FSF’s Internationally-recognised BARS safety assurance program audits and registers Air […]

Scenic flights-Hunter Valley

We are seeing some of the most beautiful spring weather this month – if you have always wanted to see Scone and the Hunter from the air, now is a GREAT time to book a scenic flight.

Your professionally-flown private aircraft will give you a bird’s eye view of the Upper Hunter from Scone […]

Fly to Gunnedah – Fly to Agquip

Airspeed Aviation is offering special deals for groups needing to fly to Gunnedah for Agquip 2015.

Agquip Field Days will run from Tuesday August 18 to Thursday August 20, 2015. Airspeed Aviation is offering charter flights for your group from anywhere in NSW or Southern QLD direct to Gunnedah.

With so much to see you need […]

Tamworth Flying School

Scone-based Charter Operator Airspeed Aviation has confirmed plans to open a flying school in Tamworth. Chief Flying Instructor Ben Wyndham stated that the company has had preliminary talks with CASA, identified suitable premises and completed the submission for CASA approval.

“Tamworth Aero Club Flying School approached us last month and has been very supportive of […]

Business Awards Winner

We are proud to announce Kathryn Gibney as the 2015 winner of the Singleton Chamber of Commerce & Industry Employee of the Year/Pride of Workmanship award.

Kathryn was chosen from an incredible field of candidates with the judges especially impressed by her professionalism and conduct in her role as Senior instructor and Charter pilot.

We […]

Super smooth!

We love it when our passengers Twitter about us!

@AirspeedAv @troygrant @7NewsSydney @afsnsw @NSWFarmers Smooth as! Hats off to pilot Jake!— Ellie Laing (@EllieLaingNews) January 9, 2015

Flight Safety Foundation BARS video

Why we do what we do.
I have recently heard a Sydney-based air charter operator assert that “BARS is a scam”.

The major mining companies in Australia and worldwide certainly don’t seem to think so.

Here’s a video put together by Flight Safety Foundation BARS program office explaining what BARS is about and why the major […]

Baron 58 for charter at Airspeed Aviation

Airspeed Aviation is pleased to announce the availability of a Baron 58 for Charter.

To be initially based in the Hunter Valley, the Baron 58 for charter features the latest in pilot displays to help ensure your safety, including Terrain Warning systems and Traffic Collision warning systems.

We have previously operated a Baron 55, which has […]