FLEET

DG 1001VH-GKY

The latest state of the art glider to join our fleet in January 2019, the DG1001 Neo.
Its roomy cockpit fits even the tallest pilots and with the handling of a single seater, makes it very comfortable, and easy and fun to fly.
It is suitable for early training right through to advanced cross country.
Instrumentation includes a HELIOS Vario/ Final Glide / Nav.

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Hourly Hire Rate – Members = $60 (max charge, 3hrs)

DUO DISCUS X VH-KDX

Purchased new from the Schempp-Hirth factory in Europe and arrived in Australia in October 2007. It has improvements over it’s predecessor such as sprung undercarriage, trailing edge flap, Maughmer winglets and 20m wing span and is considered to be an all-round glider for competition as well as club operations.
Instrumentation includes a Borgelt B500 Vario/Nav with a PDA interface 5 volt DB9 plug.

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Hourly Hire Rate – Members = $66.00 (max charge, 3hrs)

 

DISCUS CS VH-XKD

Purchased new from the Schempp-Hirth factory in Europe in 2005. Instrumentation includes a Borgelt B500 Vario/Nav with a PDA interface 5 volt DB9 plug.

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Hourly Hire Rate - Members = $44.40 (max charge, 3hrs)

DISCUS CS VH-XKE

Purchased new from the Schempp-Hirth factory in Europe in 2003. Instrumentation includes a Borgelt B500 Vario/Nav with a PDA interface 5 volt DB9 plug.

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Hourly Hire Rate - Members = $44.40 (max charge, 3hrs)

Astir CS77 (club standard)  VH-KYY

It was the first sailplane designed and serially produced by Grob. It features composite (fibreglass/resin) construction, a large wing area, a T-tail and water ballast. A Standard Class Sailplane, the large wing area gives good low-speed handling characteristics.

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Hourly Hire Rate - Members = $34.20 (max charge, 3hrs)

Members Bulk Hours Deal - 12 Months Unliited Hours for $440

PAWNEE AUTO TUG  VH-CTA

Powered for many years by a V6 Ford engine has proven the concept and benefits of water-cooled engines for tug aircraft. Such has been the success that it is currently undergoing a makeover which will see it flying again soon powered by a modern alloy 6 litre GM V8. Many thanks to Dave Sharples and Rob Butler for their dedication and enthusiasm to the project.

Tow Charge - $18 minimum to 1,000 feet and then $1.80 per 100 feet thereafter.
Aero Retrieve - $225 per hr, $3.75 per min

CESSNA 150 TUG VH-KML

Has served the Club well for many years. The powerplant has been upgraded to a 180hp for improved performance and the exterior recently underwent a major refurbishment. Many thanks to Darryl & Neill who led the team and all those who provided the much-needed assistance.

Tow Charge - $18 minimum to 1,000 feet and then $1.80 per 100 feet thereafter.
Aero Retrieve - $225 per hr, $3.75 per min