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NEWS ITEMS AND UPCOMING EVENTS

JUNIOR WORLD GLIDING CHAMPIONSHIPS
NARROMINE 1st - 12th DECEMBER 2015

Congratulations to the new Junior World Gliding Champion, Australian Pilot Matthew Scutter!!

Matthew becomes only the third Australian in history to win a World Gliding Championship.

Standard Class results:
1. A1    Matthew Scutter   AUS     Discus 2a
2. G2    Robin Smit              NED      LS 8
3. XN    Sebastian Nagel   DEU      Discus 2a

Club Class results:
1. GW   Tom Arscott           GBR    Std Cirrus
2. JF      Philipp Schulz       DEU     ASW 19B
3. DDA  Sam Roddie           GBR    Std Cirrus

Fellow Aussies Ailsa McMillan and Dylan Lampard came a respectable 13th and 14th place in Standard Class and in Club Class James Nugent took 5th place with only a few points between him and a podium finish! Eric Stauss came in 12th and rookie Joseph O'Donnell finished in 22nd place.

TWO SEAT NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AT NARROMINE IN FEBRUARY 2016

Narromine Gliding Club is delighted to have been chosen again to host the 2016 Two Seat National Gliding Competition. The competition runs from Sunday 14th February 2016 to Sunday 21st February 2016 inclusive.

Practice day is Sunday 14th February and the first Competition day is Monday 15th February 2016.

The Competition will again be run in two classes, 2 SEAT OPEN CLASS and 20m 2 SEAT CLASS. Same Rules, same Tasks, same Starts, separate scores and winners.

REGISTER YOUR ENTRY NOW. Just click the "TWO SEAT NATIONALS" menu tab, to go to the Competition Site and complete the ONLINE ENTRY FORM, or just CLICK HERE

Champion Junior Worlds 2015Matthew Scutter

James Nugent



COME AND FLY WITH US ON AIR EXPERIENCE FLIGHTS

Experience the real feeling of flight in one of our advanced twin seat fibre glass soaring aircraft.

Under the control of your experienced and certified passenger carrying pilot you can just look out and take photos or see how easy it is to control your glider in flight.

Only $130 for up to 30 minutes, and $160 for up to 60 minutes.

We fly most Sundays but check by emailing us with how many people you want to fly. Join our club and learn to fly and your time on these flights is included in your total aeronautical experience!

PROCEDURES FOR NON TOWERED AERODROMES - DUBBO & NARROMINE
CASA has implemented procedural changes for radio procedures at non-towered (non-controlled) aerodromes - These affect procedures at Narromine and Dubbo airports.
Read the official documents by clicking on the following links CAAP 166-1 (0) and CAAP 166-2 (0). Also GFA has an Ops Directive No 1/10

Narromine Gliding Club is a regional gliding club in NSW and is located at the Historic Narromine airfield, West on the Mitchell highway, just a short walk from the center of Narromine township.

The township is only 38 kilometres (20-minutes by road) from the major inland city of Dubbo, a city with a population of 40,000.  Up to 12 flights are available each day from Sydney to Dubbo with Qantas Link, AirLink or Regional Express airlines. An express XPT train service is also available from Sydney to Dubbo which then connects by coach to Narromine.

The Narromine Gliding Club rooms and the Narromine Aero Club both provide catering, toilet and shower facilities, air conditioning and wireless internet with a range that extends to the tie down area. The wireless internet is targeted to host large groups of pilots and visitors and is free to all visiting gliding personnel.

Hangarage is available on both a short and long term basis in either of two large council hangars and two large private hangars.

Narromine Gliding Club provides glider hire, pilot training, and advanced cross country soaring. Contact us today to discuss the options available.

Call or email Narromine Gliding Club today.

Phone: +61 2 6889 5338 or Cell Phone: +61 407 459 581