Symposium 2019

Once again the Society will hold its annual symposium to coincide with the Australian International Airshow at Avalon. The dates are Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th February 2019 with the Symposium Dinner being held in Melbourne on the evening of the 27th.

Costs for the symposium are $60 for members, $110 for non-members and $30 for students. It's also membership renewal time again with the subscriptions remaining at $50.

Symposium Program

Date Time Event Presenter Organisation Remarks
27-Feb-19 0900-1000 Registration/Morning Tea     Conference Room 6
  1000-1015 Welcome FTSA President    
  1015-1100 AIR 5428 OT&E Planning Darren Jones    
  1100-1200  Grob 120 Instrumentation Chris Andretzki GVH Aerospace  
  1200-1245 Lunch & Flying Display     Flying Display ends 1230
  1330-1400 Afternoon Tea & Corporate Sponsor meet and greet.     Flying Display ends 1400
  1400-1445  F-35 Flight Test - An Australian Perspective  SQNLDR David Bell    
  1445-1530 How to do an engine change with Excel GPCAPT Steve Young    
  1530-1600  Exhibition Viewing      
  1900-2330 Symposium Dinner Crafty Squire 127 Russell St Melbourne President SFTE
28-Feb-19 0900-0930 Assemble/Morning Tea      Conference Room 6
  0930-1015 Wireless Instrumentation (NIFTI Update) Warren Canning & Josh Vicino AWC  
  1015-1100 Complex Test Management Col White    
  1120-1200  NVGs & Contaminated Atmosphere    AATES  
  1200-1300 Lunch      
  1300-1330 Red Bull - Edge of the envelope  Matt Hall    
  1330-1400 Afternoon Tea & Flying Display      
  1400-1445 F35 Flight Test  William "Idle" Power  Lockheed Martin  
  1445-1500 Symposium close  President FTSA    
  1500-1600 FTSA AGM      
  1600 Flying Display     Ends 1730


Note: This program is subject to change.

Symposium Dinner

The FTSA symposium dinner will be held at The Crafty Squire (127 Russell St, Melbourne), with welcome drinks commencing at 7pm followed by a three course meal at 7:30pm. The cost of the dinner and a welcome drink is $75 per head, with a cash bar also available. Bookings for the dinner will close on 19 Feb 19; please also advise any dietary requirements to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 19 Feb 19.