Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championship 2020

When:

Practice flying Friday the 3rd of January
Registration: Friday 3rd from 10:00-12:00 & 1600-1800 at HQ. 
1st Competition day Saturday January 4th, 2020
8th (Last) Competition day  Saturday January 11th, 2020

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

Sanction:
FAI Cat 2 and HGFA, AAA for Open Class and HGFA AA for Sport Class

*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).

$350 if paid before 7th November
$400 if paid before 7th December
$450 if paid after 7th December
$450 if paid at registration

Aerotow Fee $450 which includes unlimited tows, club and site fees for 10 days.

Registration Open:   Register Forbes 2020

Payment Options:  Payment Options

Aerotow: Organised by Bill Moyes himself.

Retrieve: You need to arrange your own retrieval team, we can help with match making just contact us (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Headquarters: Vandenberg Hotel, 7  Court Street, Forbes NSW 2871

Local Rules: Competition Booklet Forbes Flatlands 2020.pdf

Waypoints: forbes_2020_waypoints.wpt (Right click and 'Save Target As'. File saved in geo format).

Airspace: 2020_forbes_airspace.txt (Right click and 'Save Target As').

CASA Instrument number SA 19/1831: SA 19_1831 Instrument Permission_Oxygen Supply System_2019_2020.pdf
Which permits flights associated with the Forbes Flatlands competition to be conducted above 10,000 feet (and below 14,000 feet) without the required oxygen supply system as outlined in CAO 95.8.