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    Happy Holidays!

    The SAFA office will be closed:
    12 noon Friday 22 December 2023 through to Monday 1 January 2024; and
    Tuesday 2 January 2024, though to Friday 5 January 2024. During this period, we will only prioritise urgent emails that can be addressed remotely.
    Happy and safe flying adventures over the holiday season!

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The Freedom of Flight

Hinge Batten Fitting Security - Airborne Windsports Wings

Identification: SB-019 (Click to follow link)

Status: Active

Issue Date: 01-09-2015

Issued By: Rick Duncan

Applicability: All Airborne Windsports Wings

Compliance: 100 Hourly line maintenance

Reference: Material Airborne Engineering Report 15/025/DS

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Latest News

Solo at 15 years old – he can’t even drive a car yet!

Solo at 15 years old – he can’t even drive a car yet!

Tony Dennis, CFI Sydney Microlights, talks about Robert, his most special 15-year-old student’s journey to his first solo flight.
Forbes comes to life for Spring XC Flying

Forbes comes to life for Spring XC Flying

Pilots got a taste of Spring flying conditions at the Forbes XC Skills and Aerotow endorsement weekend hosted by Moyes Delta Gliders
My first trip to Bali as a PG2

My first trip to Bali as a PG2

Maury Ellis shares his story about his first trip to Bali as a PG2 on Paragliding Tasmania Tour 1 hosted by Ramon Brasnja and Mike Long.

Our Craft



A Paraglider pilot sits in a harness below a fabric wing that holds its shape through suspension lines and air pressure.
Hang Gliding 

Hang Gliding

A Hang Glider pilot is suspended in a harness below a rigid wing which is usually an aluminium frame covered in a synthetic sail cloth.
Powered Paragliding 

Powered Paragliding

Powered Paraglider or Paramotor pilots wear a motor on their back which provides enough thrust to take off with a Paragliding wing, specifically designed for motored operations.
Microlight & PoweredHang Gliding

Microlight & Powered
Hang Gliding

Microlight trike pilots sit in a propeller-driven trike, suspended below a wing similar to a Hang Glider.
Powered Hang Gliders have a small engine contained within the harness allowing launch from flat ground.