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The morning of day 7

Posted by on in Easter Comps Reports

Day seven dawns. What a great comp. Terrific turnout of happy glider pilots and those helping get them into the air.

Below are a few pics courtesy of Leigh Nisbett.

The line up from the air

Yours truly ready for tow.

...and getting airborne

Many more to go...

and another view

 

 

The line up

 

 

 

 

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Mar
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Photo shared by on in Easter Comps Reports

A few photos from the first couple of days at Goondiwindi for the Easter Comps.  A terrific turnout of happy campers looking forward to some terrific gliding. All we now need is for the weather to play ball

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Goondiwindi airfield Friday morning

'Birds of a feather'

The tie down area

Nice shirt Andres - shame about the body:-)

Who says Val doesn't drink

A happy Air Experience Flight passenger -local Goondiwinnian

The line-up on Saturday morning

A little 'Inter-Club Rivalry' is a healthy thing.

Tow planes at dusk

The sun sets on a damp day:-(

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Practice day and Day 1

Posted by on in Easter Comps Reports

Practice day weather was not great, but a few gliders took to the air, and one logfile was submitted by Dan the Bugman. The forecast for day 1 was not promising, but by launch time the sky actually looked pretty good. It was deceptive though - the lift was weak, especially down low. Nonetheless the majority of the fleet completed the task, with only two outlandings and a handful of relights required.

The photos below are in no particular order.

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