Author: Matthew Presland

2018 Flinders Island Food and Crayfish Festival

On April 14th, 2018, Flinders Island will host it’s first annual Flinders Island Food and Crayfish Festival. The event features Chefs David Moyle, Mark Labrooy, James Viles, Matt Stone, Jo Barrett and sommelier Alice Chugg. The event promises to feature locally sourced produce and a unique experience to remember. The event is open to just 100 ‘off islanders’, and the exact location of the event will not be announced until 48 hours before the event, ensuring the selected location highlights the best of the island in the prevailing weather conditions. Tickets for the event are available at VisitFlindersIsland.com.au Charter flights...

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Farewell to our Dear Friend. RIP Barbara Rorison

Eight years ago when commencing employment at Flinders Island Aviation I meet a very special person.  This person played an instrumental part in confirming that my decision to relocate to Tasmania to pursue owning a business and enjoying a flying career was the right choice. There was not one day while working at Flinders Island Aviation did I not feel welcome or ever went hungry! Working for the Rorison’s meant you become apart of another family and the person responsible was Barb! Barb was the backbone of the business with constant support and a very caring nature that was...

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The Annual Flinders Island Show is Approaching!

The annual Flinders Island Show is rapidly approaching! The Flinders Island Show is a traditional country agricultural show showcasing the island’s rural culture and heritage. There will be sheep cattle and wool displays along with a great range of local produce. The show always enjoys a great turn-out and a great atmosphere. Flinders Island Aviation Services will be attending the show, and as always, we will be available for flights to and from the island. If you are interested in travelling from mainland TAS to check it out, let us know and we would be more than happy to...

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The End of an Era – Farewell to our Cessna 206, MRK

The team at Flinders Island Aviation is sad to say we have reached the end of an Era. Last Wednesday, Flinders Island Aviation pilot Zack delivered our beloved Cessna 206 MRK to Moorabbin in preparation to be delivered to a potential new owner. MRK is the longest serving member of the Flinders Island Aviation team and represents the evolution of this business over the last 20 years. MRK was brought to Flinders Island by Hugh Sinclair back in the days of Sinclair Air Charter, and later acquired by Gordon Rorison when he purchased Sinclair Air Charter in 2004. Gordon...

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Furneaux Super Shoot – September 2017

The Furneaux Field and Game Association is holding its bi-annual Furneaux Super Shoot on the weekend of 9th-10th September 2017. The two-day event promises to be action packed, and a number of prizes are up for grabs including the possibility to win a new gun. Flinders Island Aviation Services will be available for flights to and from Flinders Island for shooters wishing to travel from mainland TAS. Get in touch, and we will help arrange your travel requirements. Enquiries about the event can be directed to Vicki Harper on 0428 593 557 or anthony.harper@bigpond.com We look forward to seeing you...

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