The Governor of Western Australia to Visit the Royal Aero Club of WA

Jandakot, WA – On Thursday 27th May 2021, His Excellence the Governor of Western Australia, Mr Kim Beazley AC will be visiting The Royal Aero Club.

2021 marks the centenary of Australia’s first scheduled air service operated by Western Australian Airways, founded by Sir Norman Brearley, between Geraldton and Derby.

The Governor, who is also the Club Patron, will receive a short presentation on the history of the Club and the intended celebrations to mark the 100th year of the inaugural air mail service in Australia. After the presentations, there will be a short period where the Governor will chat to members, followed by a guided tour of the clubhouse and hangar.

“We are very honoured to have the Governor visiting the Club tomorrow. It is an exciting year in aviation celebrating 100 years since the first scheduled air service in Australia, and we are very proud to be able to share this history with the Governor through stories and photos held by the Club.” said David Currey, CEO.

“Our members will also have the opportunity to speak with the Governor which is a great privilege they will not forget.”


The Royal Aero Club of Western Australia is one of Australia’s largest training organisations. Many Club graduates have made historic contributions to general commercial and military aviation. The Club continues to make contributions to the industry through the maintenance of high standards of professionalism and safety in pilot training. Proudly celebrating 90 years in aviation in 2019, the Club is also a place where members and people associated with flying can meet, discuss and enjoy the camaraderie and spirit of aviation through regular Club activities.