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The Story of our Field

Going back to the 1970’s, the land that is now the WRCS flying field was a disused quarry, in pretty sore shape:

We were lucky enough to secure a lease on the filed, in return for remediation work on the land, replanting with appropriate native bush, and a longer term obligation to maintain the access and fire trail for the emergency services.

Work commenced on the late 70’s:

The amenities were a bit rough, for a while:

By 1981, things were looking better:

So good, in fact, that the film industry asked to use the location for a temporary film set:

And the bush was maturing well by 1994:

But by 2008, it was a stunning venue:

And now it is a flying field to be truly proud of…