Monthly Meeting Minutes 19/9/2012

Tower Hotel, Hawthorn East

Minutes 19-9-2012

Meeting Commenced: 8:00

Apologies:  Brett H & Brad H

SSO Report

  • No incidents reported
  • Need to compare past incident reports filed with HGFA records

Items for Sale/Wanted

  • Lohtar is selling a Litesport 10 yrs old, 5 battens missing $3500, Extreme harness with free Moyes XS.  Contact Paul
  • Brett has a Skyline Zero Drag harness for sale

VHPA Report

  • HGFA AGM – Items include; current reduction in insurance costs – set to increase, issues with insurance of non pilots at sites,  pilots are flying without current HGFA membership – there will be audits, decreasing HG pilot numbers- exit interviews will start, synchronised membership payment date, emergency markers at flying sites, “novice” will be renamed to “supervised”
  • VHPA minutes – Items include; site license for Bells and Johanna sorted out, first aid courses came under budget, discussions about Landscape keys – we will potentially have access to new track going up face, new combination to Thistle Hill (contact Neale), potential new sites at Mt Baw Baw and Maldon discussed

Upcoming Events

  • Melbourne Cup day weekend ‘fly-in’ at Yea
  • Big K week will be held on the last week in November in Birchip.  See yahoo groups email from Hugh

Additional Items

  • Discussed potential of having a club trip to Teewah  beach in Qld 2013
  • Neale will be organising future towing at Wahring
  • A new MHGC brochure, target audience discussed

Meeting close: 9:00

Special Presentation:

Glider maintenance presentation by Pete H.

We have also proposed an evening event where an expert HG manufacturer will inspect pilots gliders.

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