Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Pilot School May Yet Rise from the Ashes

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Pilot School May Yet Rise from the Ashes

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Byline: Carlie Walker

A flight training school may still be on the cards for Maryborough but Flight Training Group boss Keith Morgan says he would need to see a "level of support that would be pretty convincing" from Fraser Coast Mayor Mick Kruger.

Adelaide-based FTG had waited more than two years for a development application for the school to be processed by the council when they withdrew their application in December.

The company had been dealing with the former Maryborough council before amalgamation, the process of which was partly blamed for holding up the application.

Mr Kruger yesterday said the council would send a letter to FTG next week asking if it was still interested in building the school.

"I had a meeting with people from FTG after they withdrew their application in December," Mr Kruger said.

"They said they just wanted to leave it for a while.

"I said we were prepared to get back to them in February or March."

The council has since held a meeting outlining the conditions that would need to be met by FTG if the school were to be a reality. …

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