Monthly Meeting Minutes 17/10/12

MHGC  Monthly Meeting

Tower Hotel, Hawthorn East

Minutes 17-10-2012

Meeting Commenced: 8:00

Apologies:  Pete H.

New Members

  • Adriel and Mike

Items For Sale/Wanted

  • Not actually for sale, but Paul found a radio last week at Three Sisters

VHPA update

  • A paraglider added his own lock to the Landscape site.  This is not allowed.  Please see Gabe or Neale for details on getting into the site.
  • Skyhigh Paragliding are working on a proposal to improve the Flinders launch site

SSO Report

  • No incidents have been reported

Upcoming Events

  • The Cup Weekend Fly-In – This will be at Yea and we will be based at the Yea holiday Park.  Details on suitable flying days will come closer to the date.
  • Big K week at Birchip.  24/11 – 2/12.  Contact Hugh

Additional Items

  • Progress of Portsea launch upgrade discussed
  • Costs associated with installing coastal weather stations discussed
  • Will is seeking sponsorship to film the Worlds Hang Gliding Competition.  Contact Will for details.

Meeting close: 8:45

Special Presentation:  Rohan Holtcamp gave a presentation on many aspects of landing a hang glider.

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