Saturday, March 27, 2010

Discover the world from above

Heather (above) discovered the world from above in the EuroFox this morning with Eddie. Heather headed up to Toc. last night with Johannes & Jutta on a mystery tour.

Dean (above) travelled up to Toc from Melbourne with his family this morning to experience gliding. Dean had a great time with Rolf in GVY.

From the EuroFox to the glider. There was no stopping Heather who went gliding with Rolf in GVY this afternoon.

Mick (above with Eddie) really enjoyed his flight today heading over to Yarrawongah and back.
Jake continued his gliding instruction with Rolf also today.
Temperature at 1500hrs 32 degrees.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Happy Birthday Noelene!!

Noelene (above with Rolf ) celebrated a recent special birthday with a glider flight in GVY yesterday. Noelene said it was a great birthday present from her friends - something she had always wanted to do!!

Dave (above) with HDK just prior to doing some local flying this afternoon.

Temperature at 1500 hrs a very pleasant 32 degrees

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Warm weather continues

Lynn & Pam (above with Rolf) both enjoyed flights in GVY today. Pam (below) also took a ride in the EuroFox with Eddie.

Dennis (above) continued instruction with Eddie in the EuroFox this morning.

Congratulations to Marinus (above) who completed his tail wheel endorsement in the EuroFox this afternoon.
Late this afternoon Steve flew over for his bi-annual flight review and human factors course.
Temperature at 1500hrs 26 degrees.
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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Shaun tries the EuroFox

Shaun went with Eddie in the Eurofox following in the footsteps of his older brother Jake,

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Unsettled weather

David (above) prepares to launch in HDK with Jake connecting the tow rope.

Attila & Grant had a great afternoon in GVY.

Chris (above) also took the opportunity for a flight in CH this afternoon. Great to see Rod (below) who called in earlier in the week flying KYO. Weather unsettled being quite humid as well with climbs to 7000 feet. Temperature at 1500 hrs 32 degrees

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Blue day - thermals up to 5500 ft

Great to see Simon (above with Eddie & Bill) who enjoyed some local flying in KYO (below) this afternoon with thermals up to 5500 ft. Temperature at 1500 hrs 31 degrees.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Thumbs up for Hiroko!!

Hiroko (above) in IIE chose a great weekend to come flying. Hiroko flew 392 kms this afternoon in very good conditions.

Jutta & Johannes (above) have recently completed the permanent cover for their van - looks terrific!!

Jake (above) took advantage of the fine weather today with a flight in GXA.

Chris (above with Jake, putting CH to bed) had a great flight of 458kms today - cloud base of 7000 feet. Temperature at 1500 hrs another very pleasant 27 degrees.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Welcome Hiroko

David (above) had a great experience flying with Rolf in GVY earlier in the week.

Welcome to Hiroko (above with Cheryl & Kelly) who is here for a weekends gliding.

Chris (above with Eddie) enjoyed a three hour flight this afternoon with Cumulus at 6000 feet. Pleasant conditions - temperature at 1500 hrs 27 degrees

Monday, March 8, 2010

Farewell Zach

Great to meet Jen (above with Tim) who stayed the weekend in the caravan park. As the weather was not the best for gliding Jen enjoyed a flight with Tim in the Maule.

Zach above closes the hangar doors for the last time.

Zach (above) with Cheryl & Eddie is holidaying in Tasmania, Canberra and Sydney before heading home to Canada.

Farewell to our intrepid aviator Zach. Thanks Zach for being our tow pilot over the 2009/2010 season. We wish you the very best on your aviation journey. Zach now has a trip to Finland to look forward to.

Bob and Carol discover the world above

Carol (above) and Bob (below) travelled down from Newcastle to visit friends in Tocumwal. They couldn't resist the temptation to try gliding. Both loved discovering Tocumwal from above!!

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Great weather for flying!!

Shaun (above) is really enjoying his training with Eddie in the EuroFox

Hang glider pilots, Marlies (above) and Peter (below) from Salute Oliva in Boort are having a great time learning new skills with Eddie in the EuroFox. Eddie is also learning a lot about olives!! Temperature at 1500hrs a pleasant 28.5 degrees