Monday, February 27, 2012

Farewell Frank

Farewell to Frank (above) visiting from the U.K. Frank has spent a few enjoyable days gliding with Eddie. Hope to see you again one day Frank!

Jake & Petr above doing a bit of aviation study

The four wise ................!! Lovely to see Alan (above) call in today with Roy

Not more iced coffee!! Eddie, Frank, Petr, Jake, Chris and Kari out on the town

Kari (above) has started packing after some great flying this season

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Tim has a great flight!

Tim (above) had a great flight yesterday with Eddie in GVY.

Terrific to see Rob (above) with Eddie, Frank & Petr who flew over in his EuroFox tricycle
Gron (above) with Petr & Jake enjoyed instruction with Eddie in GVY

Those intrepid adventurers Bernadette & Vasant (above) called in on their way back from Tasmania.

Now where's that last piece of chocolate cake gone................?

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Happy Birthday Jake!!

Iced coffee or pancakes anyone? Terry, Petr, Eddie & Kari (above) relaxing under the verandah at Tocumwal Antiques

Keith (above) and Jean (below) both enjoyed flights with Eddie in GVY late this morning

Happy Birthday Jake!!

Farewell to Bernhard and Angelica (above) with Kari, Eddie & Petr. Hope you have a great time in New Zealand!

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Congratulations Petr - Number 1 OLC!!

David (above) relaxing after some local flying yesterday

Congratulations to Mac (above) who flew a Japanese speed record yesterday for 500kms out and return.

Kari (above) giving JJ a good wash and John (below) at the end of the day after a good flight.

Congratulations to Petr (above) with John who had a great flight yesterday in KYO - Number one on the OLC!!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Farewell Narromine!!

Petr (above) pictured with Arnie & Beryl & some of the crew from Narromine. Congratulations on a fantastic National Comp. Would love to see you all back in Tocumwal sometime soon!!

Petr (above) preparing to launch in ZAV this afternoon

Alex (above) had a great first time gliding experience with Eddie in GVY yesterday

Ah the ambience: Ken & Norree (above) from Narromine relaxing in the Caravan Park.

John (above) made the most of the excellent conditions soaring in HDK this afternoon

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Great flight Kari!!

Bernhard (above) experienced a cold 10,000 feet yesterday.

Shinn (above) enjoyed the excellent flying conditions yesterday while Tai elected to play golf. Farewell to Shinn & Tai. Look forward to seeing you next visit.

Congratulations to Kari (above) with Dieter Petr & Jake who flew over 795kms in JJ yesterday.

Ah yes a glider pilot's work is never done!! Terry (above) concentrating very hard on getting the seam just right on his new canopy cover. Love the red cotton!!

Mark (above) had a great time with Eddie in GVY this afternoon.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Welcome Bernhard & Angelica

Shinn & Tai (above) with Eddie downloading their flights

Tom in GVY (above) with Eddie, Petr and mates Jim & Mike had a great flight this afternoon

Welcome to Bernhard & Angelica (above)

Peter discovered Tocumwal from above in GVY with Eddie

Two fine looking glider pilots above (relax & breathe out now fellas!!)

Monday, February 6, 2012

Welcome Shinn & Tai

Welcome to Shinn (top) and Tai (above) who arrived from Japan on Saturday afternoon.

The National Gliding Championships continue: A fantastic sight seeing all the gliders lined up on the grid ready to launch.

Young glider pilot Sarah (above) made the most of a break in the (gliding) traffic to do some soaring with Eddie in GVY

Thursday, February 2, 2012

A few pics - National Comp

Thanks Kari for the above photos.
Top temperature at 1500hrs 26.4 degrees

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Australian National Gliding Championships

Eddie & Petr had a day out flying the EuroFox & Maule to Horsham for 100 hourly maintenance schedules.

While in Horsham Eddie & Petr helped out with their competition (above) running wings etc.

Lars (above) and Chad (below) preparing for practise today prior to the commencement of the National Gliding Championships tomorrow.

A warm welcome to all those involved in the National Gliding Championships. We hope you enjoy your stay in (mostly) sunny Tocumwal.