Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championship 2024

When: 

Tuesday 14th January, 2025 – Tuesday 21st January, 2025

Save the date! more info to follow.

 

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

Sanction:
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 SAFA membership
  • VHF Rating and equipment (more info)
  • Aerotow Rating

Cost:

Entry Fee: $TBC which Welcome dinner, Presentation dinner and Trophies.

Aerotow Fee: $TBC which includes unlimited tows 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: CompetitionBookletForbesFlatlands2024.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').