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Everything Aeronautical

October 28, 2008

Everything Aeronautical

Everything Aeronautical was staged at Waikerie during the weekend 25th and 26th October – unfortunately with a weather forecast which did not excite a lot of people – 39 degrees and strong northerly winds. Fortunately the weather was not as severe as forecast, either in terms of temperature or wind strength. The Sport Aircraft Club …

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Riverland High Schools Sports Expo

September 27, 2008

Riverland High Schools Sports Expo

On Thursday 25th September, Waikerie Gliding Club again participated in the Riverland High School Sports Expo, where students from various Riverland high schools are provided the opportunity to participate in a sport they would not normally do. Eleven students visited the Waikerie Gliding Club: Matthew Chapple (Berri), Kloey Thiele (Lyrup), Bradley McKay (Waikerie), Josh Lindo …

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Craig flies his 29 and the club's 21

September 7, 2008

Craig flies his 29 and the club's 21

Sunday (31 August 2008) was certainly a great day both for the club and me personally. After the long wait, delays and frustration of shipping, I finally got the chance to fly my new glider. Nerves prior to the ground roll became calm as soon as the controls took effect and I realized that it …

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Two new sailplanes in the Waikerie sky

September 7, 2008

Two new sailplanes in the Waikerie sky

Yesterday, Sunday 31 August 2008 saw two “new” sailplanes in the sky at Waikerie, the Club’s AS K21 – VH-WKI – and Craig’s new AS G29 – VH-VNL (the rego almost says Vinall doesn’t it). While the weather wasn’t the best – a strong westerly wind straight down runway 26 and a cloud base of …

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