SAFA Skysailor Magazine

18 SKY SAILOR November | December 2023 Events Calendar 2023 November Barraba Fly-in (Big Toe cancelled) 10 to 13 November Location: Denman, NSW Type: HG aerotow fly-in Description: In lieu of the cancelled Barraba Big Tow competition the Newcastle HG Club will be holding a four-day aerotow, microlight and nanolight fly-in at Pete Marheine’s place with trike tugs to aerotow HG pilots. Camping is available at Pete’s as well as in the nearby town of Denman, which also has hotel and motel accommodation available. Contact: William Olive for more Big K Week 2023 Check website for updates Location: Birchip, VIC. 2024 January Corryong Cup HG Competition 7 to 13 January Location: Corryong, VIC Type: HG foot launch event Practice day: 6 January Entry fee: Payable by 1 December 2023 see website for details. Go to to enter. Description: The CC is a social comp aimed at introducing pilots to competition and fostering comp skills in a low pressure, fun environment. If you are new to HG this is the comp for you. Organiser: Vic HG Comps Inc Forbes Flatlands Hang Gliding Championships 2024 16 to 23 January Location: BMIA Bill Moyes International Airport (the paddock north of Forbes Airport via Dr Young Drive) Type: HG aerotow event Sanction: FAI Cat 2 and SAFA AAA for Open Class and SAFA AA for Sport Class Practice day: Monday 15 January 2024 Entry fee: $400 includes welcome & pres- entation dinners & trophies, plus aerotow fee of $450 which includes unlimited tows, club & site fees for 9 days. Registration: From 3 October at Requirements: Well maintained hang glider and harness, GPS or GPS/vario, tow release and bridle, recently repacked reserve, helmet, current SAFA membership, VHF Rating and equipment, Aerotow Rating. 2024 PWC Calendar Australian Pre-World 18-24 January 2024 Cup – Corryong Brazilian Pre-World 5-11 February 2024 Cup – Roldanillo Superfinal Brazil 5-16 March 2024 – Baixo Guandu Grindelwald 4-11 May 2024 Interlaken – Switzerland Yelmo – Spain 22-29 June 2024 Cameli – Turkey 3-10 August 2024 Gourdon – France 24-31 August 2024 Monroe – USA 7-14 September 2024