Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championships 2023

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  • Practice Flying: Wednesday 18th January, 2023
  • 1st Competition day: Thursday 19th January, 2023
  • Last Competition: Thursday 26th January, 2023
  • Registration: Wednesday 18th January, 2023 from 10:00-12:00 & 1600-1800 at HQ

Where: BMIA Bill Moyes International Airport (The paddock north of the Forbes Airport) Via 'Dr Young Drive'

FAI Cat 2 and SAFA AAA for Open Class and SAFA 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


Entry Fee $400 which includes Entry Fee, Welcome dinner, Presentation dinner and Trophies.

Aerotow Fee $450 which includes unlimited tows, club and site fees for 9 days.

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:  Forbes Aeroclub - Bedgerabong Road, Forbes. (Artie Wright Dr).

Daily Briefing: 10 am on the 1st day and 11 am each day unless advised otherwise (weather dependant).

Local Rules: CompetitionBookletForbesFlatlands2023.pdf

Waypoints: forbes_2022_waypoints.wpt (Right click and 'Save Target As'. File saved in geo format).

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