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Visit to Airservices ATC Melbourne and Airways Museum Essendon

Time Table

0700hrs - 13 members of EAC set off in VH-BUS to travel at low level to Melbourne Airport (remarkably well piloted by Shane Austin (our new President)). 

1040hrs - Briefing by Controller Phil Vabre before entering Melbourne ATC.

1200hrs - Lunch at shopping centre.

1300hrs - Travel to Airways Museum Essendon. Our host was President Roger Meyer who showed us a short film about aviation in Australia from the 50's and then gave us a guided tour of the museum covering such topics as Tower Control, Approach Control and En-route Control to name a few.

1600hrs - back on the bus and head for home.

1900hrs - Arrive back at Echuca.