Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championship 2019

When:

Practice flying Thursday 27th and Friday 28th December 2018
Welcome night Friday 28th December 2018
1st Competition day Saturday 29th December 2018
8th (Last) Competition day Saturday 5th January 2019
Presentation night Saturday 5th January 2019

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.

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 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 29th December

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

Payment options click here

Registration click 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: Competition Booklet Forbes Flatlands 2019.pdf

Waypoints: forbes_waypoints_2019.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 2018
  • Welcome night: Friday 28th December 2018
  • Practice flying: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th December 2018
  • 1st competition day: Saturday 29th December 2018
  • 8th (last) Competition day: Saturday 5th January 2019
  • Presentation: Saturday 5th January 2019