Forbes Easter flyin 2021

Forbes Easter Fly-In

hosted by Moyes Delta Gliders

Come and join the Moyes Team and get a taste of cross country flying in the Autumn conditions of Forbes .

It's loads of fun, designed to challenge your cross country skills 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.

 

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:

  • Friday 2nd April -  Monday 5th April, 2021
  • Competition days Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
  • Presentation Monday 5th April, 2021

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

Who: Open to all pilots with a floater glider.

  • 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.

Entry Fee: FREE

Pay as you go:

Tows are paid daily at $30 per tow.

Site Fee $10 per day.

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 (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.