Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Farewell dinner

 Lothar (above) with his dedicated ground crew Julie.

 Michael (above) about to give Joachim a hand with launching.

 Stephan (above) preparing to take KYO to the launch point.

 Ken (above) had an "awesome" soaring experience with Malcolm in UIZ.

We all enjoyed a farewell dinner for Malcolm and Liz (below) at the Tocumwal Golf Club last evening.

Malcolm (above) with Terry ready to launch on a magnificent day with a trough in the area.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Welcome back!

 Jack (above) had a great first time flight in UIZ with Malcolm.

 A very warm welcome back to Stephan, Joachim and Bjorn (above) with Ed, Rolf, Terry & Malcolm.
 Both Travis (above) and Dolly (below) discovered Tocumwal from above with Malcolm in the Twin Astir.

 Congratulations to Uwe (above) who achieved his gliding goals in HDK earlier in the week.

Ian (below) had some lovely weather for his flight in UIZ with Malcolm.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Family afternoon

 Jaclyn, James, Jacob and Alexandra enjoyed a family afternoon of gliding yesterday.

 Alexandra (above) and Jacob (below) had a great first time gliding experience with Malcolm in the Twin Astir.

 With the official lowering of the flag we farewell Hiroshi, Takao and Takeshi. The Grong Grong boys have headed home to Japan with their booking for next season already in place. Looking forward to seeing you all again next season!

 Mark landing in SH after a nice flight.

 Eddie (above) and (below) doing a bit of towing.

Thanks to Michael for the last three photos.

Sunday, January 18, 2015


 Damon (above) really enjoyed his first instructional flight with Eddie in the tail dragger.

 Michael (above) with Jake and Malcolm has been gliding in the twin Astir today.

 Jake, Tim and Mark (above) having a chat after the briefing this morning.

 Ken (above) getting ready to launch with James towing in the nose wheel.

Farewell to Ib and Verner (above) with the gang. Not only did they supply the farewell champagne but also bought some very special Danish glasses to drink it in. Hope to see you both again next year!!

77ml rain -good for the plants!

 Farewell to Stefan (above) who despite the wet weather had some good flights in KYO.

 Welcome to Ken (above) with his Olympia Meise and (below) about to have a check flight with Malcolm in UIZ.

 Grong Grong boys and Chris (above) preparing for launch to Belfraden silo and return.

Jake (above) back in the tail dragger for some towing today.

We had 77mls of rain from the 9th to the 14th of January -not so good for gliding but the plants loved it!!

Sunday, January 11, 2015

1020kms for Terry

 Alfons has headed home after an exciting week of flying. He also checked out one of our small fields (below) for aerotow retrieve.

 Welcome to the Grong Grong boys (above & below) - Hiroshi, Takeshi and Takao.

 Ib & Verner (above) representing Team Denmark about to launch.

 Congratulations to Terry who completed an epic 1020km flight in 9+hours landing 10mins before last light.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

A tender moment in the tea room.

 A tender moment between Malcolm and Liz at morning tea. Ain't love grand!!

 Ib & Verner (above) checking out the skies before their flight in the Janus CT.

 Alfons (above) and Stefan (below) have enjoyed soaring in HDK and KYO respectively.

Nat (above) had his first instructional flight with Eddie in the tail dragger today.

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Team Japan - Successful week!

 Tadahiro, Shota and Takeo (above) getting their gliders ready in the morning.

 Shota (above) in KYO has achieved his Diamond distance and Gold height- Fantastic!

 Takeo (above) flying in IIE achieved Gold height and distance and Diamond goal and distance yesterday -Terrific effort!

Also yesterday Tadahiro flying in HDK achieved his Gold height -Great work!!

Team Japan (above) with Eddie have had a very successful week of flying from SportAviation.
Looking forward to seeing you all again next season.

Friday, January 2, 2015

Happy New Year 2015!

A few photos from our New Years Eve BBQ.
Wishing you all a safe, healthy and happy 2015!