BMAC News

Kangaroo cull at the Crace flying field

Effective from Wednesday 8 May  until Friday 26 July 2019, BMAC members are only permitted to use the Crace Grasslands flying field only during the following times:

Monday through Thursday:  From 9.00 am until 3.00 pm.
Friday:  Any time after 9.00 am.
Saturday: Any time.
Sunday: Until 3pm.
You can see the Kangaroo Cull information on the ACT Gov’t, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate, Environment Website

 Wing Aviation Pty Ltd Briefing at the  BMAC Field – 7 March 2019

 Mr Phil Swinsburg , Head of Global Flight Operations for Wing Pty Ltd assisted by the Canberra based Operations Manager of Wing addressed approximately 35 BMAC members at the clubhouse on Thursday 7 March 2019.

Phil Swinsburg briefing BMAC Members

Phil explained to the BMAC members present the primary aim of his visit was to provide club members with a brief introduction the Wing company, the type aircraft the company would be operating, the type and scope of operations that would be operated from their Vickers Street (Mitchell) facility and finally to gain an insight into the operations of the BMAC.

Phil spoke to the BMAC assembly for an hour and answered in detail all operational and technical questions put by BMAC members.  The The following link is to salient points from Phil Swinsburg’s presentation.

BMAC’s  Automated External Defibrillator or AED

 The BMAC has acquired a  HeartSine 500P Automated External Defibrillator or AED specifically purchased for the unit’s easy-to-understand visual and voice prompts to guide rescuers through the Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) process.
HeartSine AED
BMAC’s HeartSine Automated External Defibrillator

The AED  is  permanently located inside the BMAC club house within a St John’s Ambulance branded, steel wall mounted cabinet designed for easy access to the AED.   A battery operated alarm sounds, and red light flashes whenever cabinet the door is opened.

BMAC’s HeartSine AED Alarmed Container

Additional  AED signage is located in and around the club house.

Club AED Signage

The club Safety Officer can organize a St John’s Ambulance AED training  for interested club members.

 

 

 

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