Forbes team chalenge layout 2024

Forbes Team Challenge 2024

hosted by Moyes Delta Gliders

Join us for the Forbes Team Challenge at the heart of Australia’s Flatland Flying in Forbes, NSW.

This competition aims to foster learning in a relaxed environment, enhance competition flying skills in a team setting, and ensure everyone has a great time!

Taking place amidst Forbes' spring conditions, this friendly competition offers support from some of Australia’s most experienced pilots, providing an excellent opportunity to learn and grow.

Each team will consist of a mix of single surface, intermediate, advanced and team leader pilots, ensuring a balanced and rewarding experience for all participants.

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: NSW Labour Day Long weekend
  • Registration, Practice Day, Welcome Party: Friday 4th October
  • Competition Days Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th October
  • Presentation Sunday Evening 6th October
  • Monday 7th as reserve /free fly day

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

Who: Open to all pilots with current SAFA membership, Aerotow and VHF Endorsement.

Entry Fee: $400

  • Includes placement in a team, Weather briefing, Task presentation
  • BMIA Site fees
  • 2 Dinners
  • Day prizes
  • Presentation
  • Unlimited tows for 3 days

Headquarters: Forbes Aero Club

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

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 5 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.

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 to 25, so register now to secure your spot.


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

To Register:

Secure your spot depositing the entry fee of $400

Account Name: Moyes Delta Gliders Pty Ltd

BSB: 032-251
Account number: 110905

Email Vicki at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name, HGFA#, Hours, Glider and Rating


If you know anyone interested in driving please have them email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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').