Worlds Newsletter

Important information regarding the competition can be found here:

Pilot Registration will be held at the Forbes Sports and Recreation Club from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm on Saturday, 5 January. 

Please bring your HGFA licence, FAI Sporting Licence and Aero tow Endorsement and helmet for checking.

Team Leader meeting will be held at 5.00 pm.

All pilots will meet at HQ at 6.15 pm for the parade to Opening Ceremonies.

Sprog Measuring Training Sessions

Friday, 4 January 2013                        9.00  am – 1.00 pm                

Saturday, 5 January 2013                   11.30  am – 3.30 pm              

Location:                                             Forbes High School Gymnasium
                                                            18 Wyndham Avenue; Forbes entrance on Calarie Rd near Bus Stop
                                                            MAP

PRACTICE FLYING

FORBES – Bill Moyes’s paddock next to Forbes Airport
Approximate Coordinates            -33.360096, 147.935672

28 December – 5 January

Session Times:                  11.00 am – 1.00 pm
                                                2.00 pm – 4:00 pm

  • Driving onto the paddock:  Please STOP at the gate to the paddock to read the white board that will show glider drop off area, set-up area and parking area.  Please close the gate behind you. 
  • All pilots must show proof of HGFA membership and sign a waiver prior to your 1st tow
  • Tow Card system – Each tow is $25 paid in advance.  Tow Cards can carry up to 10 tows.  Your tow card will be checked and crossed off as you get into the dolly.  Unused tows can be refunded.   Please call Michelle for a tow card – 0425 734 160
  1. Please note the Tow Card system will start on 29 Dec.  Pilots towing on28 December will pay cash directly to the Tug Pilots.
  • Other towing times can be arranged with the Tug Pilot or Launch Crew

GULGONG – Gulgong Aeropark - http://gulgongaeropark.com.au/

28 December – 1 January (dependant on interest)

Session Times:                  10.00 am – 12.00 pm
                                                1.00 pm – 3:00 pm (no afternoon session on 1 Jan)

  • NO vehicles are allowed on the airstrip.  Please stay on marked roads
  • All pilots must show proof of HGFA membership and sign a waiver prior to your 1st tow
  • Tow Card system – Each tow is $25 paid in advance.  Tow Cards can carry up to 10 tows.  Your tow card will be checked and crossed off as you get into the dolly.  Unused tows can be refunded.
  • Other towing times can be arranged with the Tug Pilot or Launch Crew