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
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 …
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Patrick Dunn instructing and Kent Andrews towing Patrick launched the K21 at around 12:30 for its test flight after the form 2 signing it off as good2go Peter Robinson and Hamish Robinson D.I.’d DDH and launch at 1 p.m. for a quick 20 minute local Flight followed by John Spronk and Adam Howell in Whiskey …