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    Let us Get you Up in the Air.

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    Ben’s First Solo Paraglide

    Ben West shares the Thrill of his First Solo Paraglide.

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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

Hinge Batten Fitting Security SB-019/p>

Latest News

Paul Green's final President Update

Paul Green's final President Update

In Paul Green’s final President Update, he talks about:
  • Part 149 and the work effort of our staff
  • the privilege of serving as President since 2017
  • the reform of our sport and governance during his time, and
  • he also wishes our members safe flying over the holidays.
Start your year on a high with three events in January 2024

Start your year on a high with three events in January 2024

Start your year on a high with Forbes Flatlands HG Championships, Corryong Cup HG Competition and Manilla XC Camp taking flight in January.
Spotlight on flying sites - Mt Borah, Manilla, NSW

Spotlight on flying sites - Mt Borah, Manilla, NSW

Mt Borah, Manilla in New South Wales is well-known in the sports aviation world for cross-country (XC) flying.

Our Craft

Paragliding 

Paragliding
 

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.