24th and 25th March 2018 Dalby is ON. Go west across the range beyond where the coastal clouds dump their load to get a leg over the range. Go to the sunshine and away from coastal showers and weekend plague of jellyfish of next round of Queensland Paragliding Championships event. Training for Big Air and big distances way out west. Go west!
Weather image below courtesy of DDSC.org.au Darling Downs Gliding Club , near Dalby.
3rd and 4th March 2018 Avoid the mass jellyfish on launch of next round of Queensland Paragliding Championships event. Usual Big air and big distances way out west. Go west!
2018 Dalby Big Air Competition preparation; Australian Day long weekend planned for the 26th 27th and 28th January 2018 hang glider pilots aerotow $30 to thermals and about 2,000ft AGL free flying. Pub dinners.
Final 2017 Dalby weekend planned for the 16th and 17th December 2017 hang glider pilots aerotow $30 to thermals and about 2,000ft AGL free flying. Pub dinner Saturday.
Dalby weekend planned for the 2nd and 3rd December 2017 hang glider pilots aerotow $30 to thermals and about 2,000ft AGL free flying. Pub dinner Saturday.
Another Dalby weekend planned for the 28th and 29th October 2017 (the last weekend of the Canungra cup) this is for hang gliders to free up the sites a bit for the Canungra cup after
How good the whatsApp worked for the Canungra classic and to reduce the emails I have created a whatsApp group called Dalby free flyers for all replies
For those that want to join the Dalby hang gliding towing group simply follow the link below.
Dalby Hang gliding Long weekend 30th September 1st and 2nd October 2017
We are planing a Hang gliding air-tow weekend for the Queens Birthday long weekend Dates are Saturday 30th September to the Monday the 2nd October, This is the weekend before the Canungra Classic.
The aim will be to get some good airtime getting flying fit for the Canungra Classic we will plan competition task so we will refresh entering tasks into instruments also trying to do some PB weather it be straight line,triangle or out and return.
This is a good time to practice you air towing for the upcoming summer season, with the dry season we have at the moment we will be trying to push the limits to see what we can do.
Just need a show of hands to let Bruce know who is coming.
As usual weather dependant;
Current conditions look like its going to be a downwind run Saturday with a good SSW helping us along.
Sunday and Monday could be good for triangles.
Its looking good for some much needed airtime and good practice for the Canungra-Classic Hang Gilding competition starting the following weekend.
Anyone that is Oxygen endorsed could be a good weekend to bring your kit along also with Dalby over the last few weeks regularly over 12000+ feet base and with airspace lifting from 8500 feet around Warra.
Dalby Hang gliding air tow weekend planned for this coming weekend the 26th and 27th August 2017
hands up who can make it.
Towing at Dalby will be happening on the weekend of the 5th and 6th August 2017
Are you coming ? Let me know .
Aero Towing by Bruce in the Dragonfly) and Don with a trike.
Dalby Hang Gliding freeflying, at Dalby Aerodrome 17th and 18th June 2017
Aerotow rated Hang glider pilots. $30 / tow. Wide open plains.
[Likely Pub dinner Saturday 17th. Some pilots else where: Kingaroysoaring AGM]
CHGC /Weather/Other-Flying-Sites : Dalby
Aerotows by Bruce Almighty, Smokey, Blaino. Coastal rain this last fortnight, the rain doesn't get over the great dividing range. For Sunshine - go west.
image courtesy of DDSC (Gliding Club) web cam, Jondaryan. 30km East of Dalby Aerodrome.
Dalby Hang Gliding freeflying, at Dalby Aerodrome Long weekend 29th and 30th April and 1st May day 2017
Aerotow $30 to thermals 2,000ft+ AGL. Big Air and Big Distance flights with open plains farming landing options as far as the eye can see. Priceless!
Dalby is called for next long weekend 29th 30th 1st
If you are coming let me know as we need to arrange for enough tug pilots.
Letuce Capture U Photography - Lester Baird.