The annual conference and AGM will be held at the James Cook Hotel, Wellington, on the weekend of 8-9 June.
Graham White wins Central Districts 2013, Checkout the results on http://www.soaringspot.com/cds_2013/
Omarama Multiclass Nationals ended 12th January 2013 - two weeks of exceptional racing and general excitement in a very well organised effort many thanks to Ralph Henderson and team.
Piako's Tim Bromhead is representing NZ for the Tasman Trophy contest in the Australian multi-class Nationals at Benalla, Victoria. Here's his latest report:
Beware if you are towing someone elses glider. If you ding it in any way you probably wont be covered by your cars third party insurance.
Might pay for the owners to agree with you before you hookup that it is their responsibility for any damage.
Certainly is the case with AA Insurance.
Airways had proposed to "steal" a bunch more airspace in the South Waikato dropping the controlled zone lower limit.
Our Brett Hunter has started well at Lake Keepit! Here's his narritive for Day 1:
The controlled airspace around Queenstown has been siginificantly modified with effect 15 November 2012, just in time for the South Island Regional Gliding Championships.
There have been some minor amendments to the GNZ Manual of Approved Procedures.
The Gliding New Zealand Annual Symposium and AGM will be held at the James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, on the weekend of 9-10 June 2012.
The French National Gliding Centre (CNVV) has produced an excellent booklet on gliding safely in the mountains.