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Moyes Team Challenge 2019

hosted by Moyes Delta Gliders and Freedom Air Sports

Come and join the Moyes Team Challenge Get a taste of cross country flying in the Spring conditions of Forbes with the help of an experienced team leader.

It's loads of fun, designed as an introduction to cross country and competition flying in a very relaxed and friendly format.

Learn about the weather, task briefings, using your GPS, flying a course and downloading.

Fly with experienced pilots and talk about the days events over a BBQ cooked by the Moyes girls!

Mission: The home of Australia's flat-land hang gliding and one of the world's greatest flat-land hang gliding locations invites you to experience the thrill of competitive hang gliding, to enhance your flying skills and to further enjoy the great camaraderie of hang gliding.

When:

  • Saturday 2nd November - Tuesday 5th November, 2019
  • Welcome BBQ Friday night 1st November, 2019
  • Competition days Saturday, Sunday, Monday
  • Presentation Monday 4th November, 2019
  • Free Fly day Tuesday 5th November, 2019

Where: Bill Moyes's Paddock, North of the Forbes Airport, Forbes, NSW.

Who: Open to all pilots with a floater glider.

Entry Fee: $150

(Payment due in cash at Forbes before your first flight.)

  • Includes placement in a team of 3 plus a team leader, Weather briefing, Task presentation
  • Site fees
  • 2 BBQ Dinners
  • Day prizes
  • Presentation

Headquarters: Forbes Aero Club

Towing: Organised by Bill Moyes himself.

Tows are paid daily at $30 per tow.

Camping is available at the Aeroclub for $10 per person per night, payable to the Aeroclub.

If you would like to do your aero tow endorsement at Forbes during the team challenge contact Peter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Equipment: 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
  • Aero tow Rating

The Team Challenge: There will be 1 team leader and 3 team members, of varying experience, per team.
All supervised, intermediate and advanced pilots are welcome. Each morning we set an achievable task, you launch all together and fly with your team to get to goal and are scored according to your glider category with a handicap system (based on skill level).

As a pilot you get a taste of competition experience, briefing, weather, using your instruments, flying a course, making goal, downloading and scoring.

Whether you want to taste the competition experience, hone your cross country or thermalling skills, set a few PB's, come along for a fun long weekend.

Numbers are limited, dependant on Dragonflys available, so register now to book your slot.

Retrieve is not included though will be arranged amongst your team.

 

To Register: please email Vicki, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include, your name, HGFA#, Hours, Glider, Experience.

 

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Waypoints: forbes_waypoints_2019.wpt (Right click and 'Save Target As'. File saved in geo format).

Free Flyers

Free flyers are welcome, tows to be paid daily, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register as a free flyer.