Welcome to the Waikerie Gliding Club
Established in 1937, Waikerie Gliding Club operates from one of the best gliding sites in Australia and is world-renowned for its fantastic soaring conditions. The surrounding countryside offers excellent prospects for long cross country flights.
Waikerie Gliding Club is a great place to stage gliding competitions, with a variety of on-field accommodation options, a large comfortable air-conditioned bar and dining area with a fully equipped kitchen for member prepared meals. The clubhouse is surrounded by extensive irrigated lawn areas, perfect for glider spotting or sharing tales and a drink at the end of the day.
The Waikerie club fleet is comprised of the ASK-21 WKI, the LS-4a XOK, the Discus b GHP and the Duo Discuss DDH. The Duo Discuss DDH is fitted with an LXNAV S100. On flying days, the club fleet is joined by club members in their privately owned aircraft which include an ASG29E and a AS33E (on the way), Hph304 ‘Shark’, Astir 77, two Kestrel 17, ASH31Mi, LS4a Top, ASH25M two Arcus M, DG500M Elan, ASW20 Top, ASW20F, Dimona, Diamant, and JS1 BTJ and an ASW-20 JET.
Waikerie Gliding Club News
It’s that time again, when the Waikerie gliding club’s towplane gets a holiday by the sea. A.k.a annual service at Parafield. And I get my annual exposure to controlled airspace. Nice flight, now I’m waiting for the bus home. On Saturday I took WGC down to Parafield for its annual service. Just in time, its …
A big thankyou to the hardy few who assisted with the working bee on Saturday. We managed to tick off about 80% of the list. Rabbit warrens were poisoned, blocked and filled at the fuel bowser and inside the igloo – I was astonished at the extent of the warrens in the igloo. Some of …
2021 Orange Week Arrival day – Saturday 20th November 2021. There will be practice flying and of course an Orange Week evening meal. For accommodation bookings contact and any pilots wishing to arrive earlier please advise firstname.lastname@example.org First contest day – Sunday 21st November 2021, although the rules accommodate those pilots who can’t arrive to …