GCV Club Competition

This competition aims to stimulate cross-country flying and boost our Online Competition score. The rules are very simple so have a go! Email Richard Robinson for more details. Latest Results A record number of entrants took part in the Club Comp on Saturday 11th January. Condition were ideal with some great speeds – see OLC […]

XC coaching weeks Nov

Renowned British coach G Dale will be in Victoria for  2 weeks coaching during the weeks of 18-22nd and 25-29 November.  He will spend the first of these weeks at Benalla and quite likely both weeks. The current  proposal is that we would aim the first of these weeks at a more advanced group, and the second week (wherever […]

Introduction to wave flying (date TBA)

Flying in wave is not a common experience at Benalla yet we have a magnificent wave playground nearby  and wave occurs much more frequently than you think. This course aims to build your knowledge so you: can recognise and utilise wave when you encounter it, and will start actively pursuing wave flying opportunities Stay tuned for details. Expressions of interest to jgwyther@bigpond.net.au. “House wave” […]

Winter 2013 lecture series

Winter is a great time to build your theory and knowledge so you fly better, further, faster with more confidence and enjoyment. Courses this year include: weather at Benalla course with Garham Garlick (Benalla, 18th May) cross-country theory course with Garham Garlick (Benalla, 22-23 June) wave flying with John Gwyther (to be advised) Follow the links […]

GCV wins OLC League again

By Tom Spiesser For the second year in a row GCV has now won the Australasian OLC League competition, by a wider margin, in a more competitive field. The OLC League is a club-based competition where gliding clubs in Australia and New Zealand compete with each other on 19 weekends from October to February. For each […]

GCV Pilot 2nd in World Comps

At the World Gliding Championships in Argentina, GCV member Tobi Geiger finished in second place! This is a great result and the Club is extremely proud of Tobi’s achievement. Congratulations Tobi – well done! Saturday 16th February Celebration Party For Tobi GCV Clubhouse Bookings to gliding@benalla.net.au or call 03 5762 1058 The World Competition was held from January […]

GCV Simulator

Over the past year, members have been working on developing and building our new simulator. Read more here. Watch this space for more details of simulator packages. Please contact the GCV office to expresss your interest in trying it out, learning more, etc.

Aerobatic video

Glyn’s aerobatics at Khancoban November 2009. (This is an example of a YouTube video embedded into a news item)