Wednesday 6th November 2019

gliding over lake keepit

Next weekend 9th November:

  • This weekend’s forecast is for beautiful flying weather so come out to Lake Keepit and try your hand at the peaceful but exciting sport of gliding.


  • Sammy Yau from Hong Kong has left Lake Keepit after gaining her B Certificate and enjoying her stay here.
  • Other trainees who have arrived this week from Hong Kong are, Eric Wong, Audrey Lee and Jessica Lee who are all excited to be here and learn the skill of motor less flight.
  • Sammy Lee is still here and is proving to be a very keen and valuable student, she is making amazing progress.

Other Visitors:

  • Arriving at the club are some of the women in the Australian team for Squad Week here to do some training.
  • We also welcome back Woodley Wong, from Hong Kong. Woodley is one of our returning visitors and who is a Cathy Pacific pilot. Woodley is hoping to gain his GPC whilst here.
  • There are lots of members here this week for the finish of the GP, there were 3 days flying and the leaders were: Day 1: David Fagan/Andy Aveling, Day 2: David Fagan and Day 3: Peter Trotter.
  • A big warm welcome this week to Mike Birch from the UK. Mike is here for his annual summer instructing period and so he can escape the harsh UK winter.

Other Activities:

  • The club has been extremely busy with members here lending a hand with the Working Bee to get our club in top shape for the WWGC. All of the jobs on the list were completed, many thanks to all who helped out. 😊
  • Our X Country extraordinaire Andy Aveling has been kept busy coaching members the finer skills of x country flying.

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