Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championship 2018

When: Practice Towing Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th December,2017
8 Competition Days Friday 29th December 2017 - Friday 5th January 2018

Where: BMIA Bill Moyes International Airport (The paddock north of the Forbes Airport)

Sanction:
FAI: Category 2  for Open, Women’s, Sport’s Classes
HGFA:
Open Class AAA
Sport Class AA
Forbes: A Grade (Not Sanctioned)

*Pilots that have never placed in the top 100 on the FAI WPRS ranking.
*The Women's and A-Grade will fly, and be scored in the Open Class as-well.
**Sports class will have their own task set each day.

Pilot List: click here

What you need:

  • Hang Glider (well maintained!)
  • Harness (well maintained)
  • GPS or GPS/vario
  • Tow release and bridle
  • Recently repacked parachute
  • Helmet
  • Current HGFA membership
  • VHF Rating and equipment (more info)
  • Aerotow Rating

Cost:

Entry Fee $300 which includes Entry Fee, Welcome dinner, Presentation dinner, Trophies and Forbes T-shirt.

(get in early and pay less).

$300 if paid before 7th November
$350 if paid before 7th December
$400 if paid after 7th December
$450 if paid on 31st December

Aerotow Fee $400 tow fee which includes unlimited tow fees, club and site fees for 10 days.

Payment options.

Register HERE.

Aerotow: Organised by Bill Moyes himself.

Retrieve: You need to arrange your own retrieval team, we can help with match making just contact us.

Headquarters: Platypi Park, Gordon Duff Drive, Forbes NSW 2871

Local Rules: Local Rules 2018 TBA

Waypoints: forbes_waypoints_2017.wpt (Right click and 'Save Target As'. File saved in geo format).

Schedule:

  • Registration at HQ from 10.00am - 12.00pm & 4.00pm - 6.00pm - 28th December 2017
  • Welcome Dinner at HQ  Thursday evening 28th December Time to be confirmed
  • Practice Day: Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th December,2017
  • 1st Competition Day: Friday 29th December 2017
  • Last Competition Day: Friday 5th January 2018
  • Presentation: Friday 5th January 2018