The CASA Forms required for the administration of the Glider Register have changed. There is a new link in the Airworthiness section which takes you to the relevant forms.
The forms can be found by clicking HERE as well.
Please make sure that you use the new forms for all administration associated with Certificates of Registration, Deregistration, Ownership and other changes. Effective from 26th March 2014 the old forms will not be accepted, so please use the ones you find at this link.
If you have questions please contact Tanya Loriot in the GFA Office.
CASA’s sport aviation website www.casa.gov.au/sportaviation has been updated and refreshed.
The website has now has all the CASA safety resources in one spot, including their online store, Flight Safety Australia magazine, pilot guides and information, Avsafety seminars, ramp check information, links to external sites – such as the ATSB – avoidable accident series, and much more.
The GFA Office has moved to new premises in Broadmeadows. For the first time in its history, GFA owns this office, which will save a considerable amount in rent and will also provide a capital gain over time.
The new office details are as follows:
Address: C4/1-13 The Gateway, Broadmeadows, Vic,3047
These numbers are now operational and you should use them.
There will be no change to email addresses or the website. For a few months our old phone numbers are being redirected.
Australian International Gliding Teams 2014
The Sports Committee has ratified the following pilots to represent Australia next year
Tom Claffey - 18 m
Ben Loxton - 18m
Matthew Scutter - 15m
Craig Collings - 15m
Matt Gage - Std class
Allan Barnes - Std Class
Eric Stauss - Club Class
Adam Woolley - Club Class
During 2014-17 Australia will host two world championships - Junior, December 2015, Narromine -
Flapped, January 2017, Benalla, plus pre-world championships in the preceding years. Links to information
on each event are on the left-hand menu.
We will also bring you news and updates about each event over the
At a meeting of the International Gliding Commission (IGC) in the Netherlands
on 2 March 2013, Australia won the vote to stage the 2016 World Gliding
Championships in the Open, 18M and 15M classes at the
Gliding Club of Victoria, Benalla in January 2017.
The Standard, Club and 20M Classes wil be held in Pociunai, Lithuania.
Australia's Terry Cubley attended the meeting and presented the case
for Australia's bid. Terry was also voted to be the Vice President of the IGC.