MHGC Presidents Report 2009 / 2010 Gabriel Toniolo Well it has been an exciting year for the Melbourne Hang Gliding Club. We continued developing our relationship with the land owner of our premier local site “Three Sisters” at Flowerdale. Replacement of fencing work continued with help from Malcolm Lightbody and several days put in by […]
The heading above is a link to a video compilation of our weekend to Boort which was taken by Chris Dempsey. It is worth watching.
CATHEDRAL RANGE SURVEY, Victoria, June 2010. Cathedral Range The Cathedral Range is a spectacular 7 km ridge of sharply upturned sedimentary rock. Potential launch altitude approximately 3000’ asl. The Cathedral Range is located some 90km NE of Melbourne via the Maroondah Hwy. Airspace overlays do not restrict hang gliding operations in the area. Background As […]
Geoff Tozer is selling some of his equipment as listed below. Please contact him directly if you are interested in any item. Contact details: Geoff Tozer – 0407583256 1. Airborne Climax C1 – 14, White with red stripe. Very good condition with only 3 hours use since serviced and checked by Rohan Holtkamp. Includes wheels, […]
Boort QB Weekend 2010 On Queens Birthday weekend June 12 -14, 2010 we again held our annual fly-in at Boort hosted by Peter Holloway and Peter Davies. Peter Holloway (SSO) again acted as MHGC Tow Instructor assisting pilots to gain their ground tow endorsements and helping others refresh their ground towing skills. This weekend was […]
The submission below is submitted on behalf of Noel Bear Nomination of Noel Bear for Treasurer, MHGC First of all I have been hang gliding since 1982, and fly a Litespeed and a Falcon 3 floater. I am advanced rated with ground and air tow endorsements. I have retired early from full time work and […]
On Saturday May 1st, a group of MHGC pilots converged for a fly at our Club site at Flowerdale called “Three Sisters”. About 11 pilots turned up for an easy fly in ridge lift with wind of approximately 15 knots and the occasional thermal adding height. Staying up was not an issue and conditions were […]