Members

Note: Information on this page, although openly available at this stage, will generally be of interest to our members only.

BGC Mailing Lists

For our members to communicate amongst each other we currently have the following mailing lists:

members@bgc.asn.au This list is open to all BGC members with email access. Discuss the latest news, gossip, flights, and events around the club or to arrange things like car pooling etc.
committee@bgc.asn.au This list is for our esteemed committee members only to organise and discuss the day-to-day administration, general running of the club and other 'secret' business in private.
instructors@bgc.asn.au This list is a means for the members of our instructors' panel to exchange information about our individual flying skills, organise seminars, courses, coaching, competitions, flying operations, and duty instructors rosters etc.
airworthiness@bgc.asn.au This list is for our airworthiness inspectors to discuss technical issues of our fleet and arrange workshop rosters etc.
All of these groups are restricted to the respective members only and require registration.

If you are a club member or otherwise eligible and would like to join any one of these mailing lists please register your email address(es) with the administrator.

To change or remove your address(es) from the list(s) you also need to contact the administrator.

 

BGC Documents

BGC Constitution Balaklava Gliding Club Constitution.
SMS Safety Management System.
The following is an index of training handouts and other documents for our members' perusal. These documents are supplementary to materials published by the GFA:
ASK 21 Flight Manual Flight Manual for ZBG and BXC.
Astir Flight Manual Flight Manual for WQH and KYS.
Mini Nimbus Flight Manual Flight Manual for FQB.
FLARM Briefing Notes Flarm usage notes prepared by John Hudson.
Edinburgh Airspace Changes and Procedural Update Airspace news prepared by John Hudson.
National Airspace Procedures for Non-Towered Aerodromes Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject. There is also an article on this in the May 2006 Whisper.
Radio and Airspace Procedures Questionnaire Catalogue of questions used by BGC instructors for the oral exam for the GFA Radio Telephone Operator Authorisation endorsement.
Training note on airmanship Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on currency requirements Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on familiarity Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on In-Flight Emergencies Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Note on Liability Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on Situational Awareness Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on Low Gravity Sensation in flight Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on Time References in Aviation Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
If you find documents that are out of date of other issues with them please notify the administrator.

Other Training Material

GFA Operations and Training Documents All major GFA operations forms, documents, books and other material including "Basic Gliding Knowledge", Airspace and Radio Procedures, the Instructors Handbook and much more. (This is a link to the GFA web site.)
RA-Aus Web Tutorials A real treasure trove of tutorials and very well presented basic training materials that while primarily meant for ultralight pilots is still very much relevant to gliding. (This a link to the RA-Aus web site.)

 

BGC Official Observers

Wal Mayger

1993/141

Bernard Eckey

1993/169

Merv Lindner

1993/204

John Wheatcroft

1993/205

Dene Newton

1993/321

Steve Shuck

1994/396

Ulrich Stauss

2003/662

Grant Hudson

2006/692

Note: The latest copy of the FAI Sporting Code can be downloaded from the GFA web site.

 

Balaklava Gliding Club - Members

Members

Note: Information on this page, although openly available at this stage, will generally be of interest to our members only.

BGC Coaches

Bernard Eckey

ASH-25, ASK-21. SA RTO Sports

Grant Hudson

PIK-20D (good match for Mini Nimbus), ASK-21. L1 Coach

Andrew Horton

Mosquito (good match for Mini Nimbus), ASK-21. L1 Coach

BGC Mailing Lists

For our members to communicate amongst each other we currently have the following mailing lists:

members@bgc.asn.au This list is open to all BGC members with email access. Discuss the latest news, gossip, flights, and events around the club or to arrange things like car pooling etc.
committee@bgc.asn.au This list is for our esteemed committee members only to organise and discuss the day-to-day administration, general running of the club and other 'secret' business in private.
instructors@bgc.asn.au This list is a means for the members of our instructors' panel to exchange information about our individual flying skills, organise seminars, courses, coaching, competitions, flying operations, and duty instructors rosters etc.
airworthiness@bgc.asn.au This list is for our airworthiness inspectors to discuss technical issues of our fleet and arrange workshop rosters etc.
All of these groups are restricted to the respective members only and require registration.

If you are a club member or otherwise eligible and would like to join any one of these mailing lists please register your email address(es) with the administrator.

To change or remove your address(es) from the list(s) you also need to contact the administrator.

 

BGC Documents

BGC Constitution Balaklava Gliding Club Constitution.
SMS Safety Management System.
The following is an index of training handouts and other documents for our members' perusal. These documents are supplementary to materials published by the GFA:
ASK 21 Flight Manual Flight Manual for ZBG and BXC.
Astir Flight Manual Flight Manual for WQH and KYS.
Mini Nimbus Flight Manual Flight Manual for FQB.
FLARM Briefing Notes Flarm usage notes prepared by John Hudson.
Edinburgh Airspace Changes and Procedural Update Airspace news prepared by John Hudson.
National Airspace Procedures for Non-Towered Aerodromes Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject. There is also an article on this in the May 2006 Whisper.
Radio and Airspace Procedures Questionnaire Catalogue of questions used by BGC instructors for the oral exam for the GFA Radio Telephone Operator Authorisation endorsement.
Training note on airmanship Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on currency requirements Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on familiarity Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on In-Flight Emergencies Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Note on Liability Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on Situational Awareness Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on Low Gravity Sensation in flight Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
Training note on Time References in Aviation Lecture material prepared by John Hudson on the subject.
If you find documents that are out of date of other issues with them please notify the administrator.

Other Training Material

GFA Operations and Training Documents All major GFA operations forms, documents, books and other material including "Basic Gliding Knowledge", Airspace and Radio Procedures, the Instructors Handbook and much more. (This is a link to the GFA web site.)
RA-Aus Web Tutorials A real treasure trove of tutorials and very well presented basic training materials that while primarily meant for ultralight pilots is still very much relevant to gliding. (This a link to the RA-Aus web site.)

 

BGC Official Observers

Wal Mayger

1993/141

Bernard Eckey

1993/169

Merv Lindner

1993/204

John Wheatcroft

1993/205

Dene Newton

1993/321

Steve Shuck

1994/396

Ulrich Stauss

2003/662

Grant Hudson

2006/692

Note: The latest copy of the FAI Sporting Code can be downloaded from the GFA web site.

 

BGC Coaches

Bernard Eckey

ASH-25, ASK-21. SA RTO Sports

Grant Hudson

PIK-20D (good match for Mini Nimbus), ASK-21. L1 Coach

Andrew Horton

Mosquito (good match for Mini Nimbus), ASK-21. L1 Coach

Colin Stauss

Mini Nimbus, Mosquito, ASK-21. L1 Coach


Last update 23/07/10

Colin Stauss

Mini Nimbus, Mosquito, ASK-21. L1 Coach


Last update 23/07/10