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Flights 3 Sep 2011 to 11 Nov 2018

Hours 104h 57m   Flights 160   Costs $6687.60

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Date
Reg
Duration
From
Notes
160
Sun 11 Nov 18
GPC
0h 7m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit to get current.
159
Sun 11 Nov 18
GPC
0h 7m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit to get current.
158
Sun 11 Nov 18
GPC
0h 7m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit to get current.
157
Sun 11 Nov 18
GPC
0h 7m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit to get current.
156
Mon 22 Oct 18
GPC
0h 16m
Matamata
BFR. Passed, BFR. Spin, Steep turning exercise, shallow slow turning exercise. Boxing the wake, and
155
Sun 16 Sep 18
GEO
0h 27m
Matamata
Circuit. To 3000 feet to practice a spin in preparation for doing BFR.
154
Tue 16 Jan 18
GPC
0h 48m
Raglan
Glider tow from Raglan. Strong NE head wind so pretty rough. Flew most of the way in the low tow pos
153
Tue 16 Jan 18
GEO
0h 32m
Raglan
First flight in quite a while. 20-30 knot wind, poor thermals. Struggled to stay up like everyone el
152
Sat 6 May 17
GEO
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit for currency.
151
Sat 6 May 17
GEO
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit for currency.
150
Sat 6 May 17
GEO
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Check Flight.
149
Sun 8 Jan 17
GSN
0h 42m
Raglan
Flight behind Mt Karioi. Very mixed and strong lift and sink from wave, thermal, and convergence. Co
148
Sun 8 Jan 17
GSN
0h 10m
Raglan
Circuit. Very Short Flight. Forgot battery so had to return.
147
Wed 21 Dec 16
GSN
1h 8m
Matamata
Good thermal practice flight.
146
Sun 23 Oct 16
GSN
1h 15m
Matamata
First thermal flight in almost a year. More practice needed. Busy day at the airfield.
145
Sun 16 Oct 16
GSN
1h 20m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Ridge flight in
144
Sun 16 Oct 16
GSN
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Check circuit to make sure I could still land in GSN.
143
Sat 1 Oct 16
GPC
0h 7m
Matamata
Circuit. Staying current.
142
Sat 20 Aug 16
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Practice circuit.
141
Sat 20 Aug 16
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Practice circuit.
140
Sat 20 Aug 16
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit with instructor because not current.
139
Sat 19 Mar 16
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit to stay current.
138
Sat 19 Mar 16
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit to stay current.
137
Mon 4 Jan 16
GPK
0h 15m
Raglan
136
Sun 13 Dec 15
GPK
1h 45m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Strong ridge day.
135
Thu 26 Nov 15
GNI
0h 30m
Matamata
Second attempt at starting the task. Failed to get a good climb as everything dissipated in front of
134
Thu 26 Nov 15
GNI
0h 17m
Matamata
Attempt at starting a task, but couldn't get a good climb to cloud base. Landed back.
133
Wed 25 Nov 15
GNI
0h 22m
Matamata
Circuit. Attempted local thermal flight. Toitoi short landing practice.
132
Wed 25 Nov 15
GNI
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Toitoi short landing practice.
131
Wed 25 Nov 15
GNI
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Toitoi short landing practice.
130
Tue 24 Nov 15
GNI
2h 40m
Matamata
First successful thermal task
129
Mon 23 Nov 15
GPK
1h 46m
Matamata
Outlanding. First Landout at c
128
Sat 17 Oct 15
GPK
1h 40m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Ridge flight wit
127
Sun 4 Oct 15
GPK
0h 17m
Matamata
Gentle float back to the ground with Shaun.
126
Sat 26 Sep 15
GSN
0h 9m
Matamata
Circuit. Side slipped on final, instead of airbrakes.
125
Sat 26 Sep 15
GSN
0h 9m
Matamata
Circuit. Simple circuit. Short landing.
124
Sun 19 Jul 15
GPC
0h 40m
Matamata
BFR. QGP exam flight. Passed :)
123
Sat 4 Jul 15
GNI
1h 5m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Tricky day, low cloud base, lots of south in the wind.
122
Sat 16 May 15
GNI
1h 0m
Matamata
Ridge Flight.
121
Sat 9 May 15
GNI
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Short landing practice.
120
Sat 9 May 15
GNI
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Short landing practice.
119
Sat 9 May 15
GNI
0h 47m
Matamata
Scrapped around locally.
118
Sun 22 Mar 15
GYL
2h 23m
Matamata
Attempt at a task, unfortunately launched last into weak conditions and took an hour to get establis
117
Sun 8 Mar 15
GNI
1h 30m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Blasting up and down the Kaimai ridge.
116
Sun 8 Mar 15
GPK
2h 23m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Cross country ta
115
Sun 25 Jan 15
GPC
0h 26m
Matamata
114
Sun 11 Jan 15
GNI
1h 1m
Raglan
Thermal + Convergence flight in the leigh of Mt Karioi out as far as the Te Uku wind farm.
113
Sat 10 Jan 15
GNI
1h 0m
Raglan
Wave Flight. Towed to the only clouds in the sky, found that they were roll clouds. Climbed up above
112
Fri 2 Jan 15
GPK
0h 56m
Matamata
Double aero tow relocating gliders to raglan. Flew entire flight, didn't let Steve touch controls at
111
Thu 27 Nov 14
GNI
3h 5m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. First solo cross country flight. 140km task along the ridge. BOP Depot to Hikitia and
110
Wed 26 Nov 14
GDX
1h 5m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Ridge Flight, cr
109
Tue 25 Nov 14
GYL
0h 13m
Matamata
Circuit. 2nd winch in the discus. Goes up just as nicely.
108
Tue 25 Nov 14
GYL
0h 10m
Matamata
Circuit. 1st winch in the discus. Goes up very nicely.
107
Mon 24 Nov 14
GSN
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Short Landing Practice. 2m Toitoi fence. 100 meters fence to stop.
106
Mon 24 Nov 14
GSN
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Short Landing Practice. 2m Toitoi fence. 90 meters fence to stop.
105
Mon 24 Nov 14
GSN
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Short Landing Practice. 2m Toitoi fence. 90 meters fence to stop.
104
Sat 8 Nov 14
GSN
1h 35m
Matamata
Good flight with a couple Boomer thermals.
103
Sat 25 Oct 14
GSN
1h 30m
Matamata
102
Sat 11 Oct 14
GPK
1h 1m
Matamata
Flight off towards the swamp,
101
Sat 11 Oct 14
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Circuit, off the winc
100
Sat 27 Sep 14
GPK
0h 40m
Matamata
Spin, part of BFR.
99
Sat 27 Sep 14
GPK
0h 8m
Matamata
Circuit.
98
Sat 16 Aug 14
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit.
97
Sat 16 Aug 14
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit.
96
Sat 16 Aug 14
GPK
1h 4m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Ridge flight, quite southerly, best climbs in thermals. Lots of S turns.
95
Sat 8 Mar 14
GNI
1h 28m
Matamata
First flight in NI. Went well, practicing thermals. Doesn't get thrown around quite like GSN. Practi
94
Sun 16 Feb 14
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Winch launch instruction. Flew the whole launch, lighter back release.
93
Sun 16 Feb 14
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Winch launch instruction. Flew the whole launch, heavy release.
92
Sun 16 Feb 14
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Winch launch instruction.
91
Sun 16 Feb 14
GPK
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. Winch launch instruction.
90
Sun 9 Feb 14
GPC
0h 46m
Matamata
Just got a climb away from winch launch, eventually reached 5800 feet, flew to Matamata and back.
89
Tue 14 Jan 14
GPC
0h 33m
Raglan
Challenging windy day in Raglan, rough thermals, 5knots up and 10 down.
88
Sat 11 Jan 14
GPC
0h 14m
Raglan
Attempted Thermal flight, just small pockets of broken lift, and much sink.
87
Tue 31 Dec 13
GPK
1h 5m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Strong Thermals on the Ridge.
86
Sat 14 Dec 13
GSN
1h 49m
Matamata
Good day, some strong thermals among the weak ones, blue around the airfield.
85
Sat 23 Nov 13
GPC
1h 4m
Matamata
Broken thermals for the first 40 mins, struggled to center thermals. Saw some dust devils, headed fo
84
Sun 10 Nov 13
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit.
83
Sun 10 Nov 13
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit.
82
Sun 10 Nov 13
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit.
81
Sun 10 Nov 13
GPK
0h 43m
Matamata
Weak and broken thermals. Scratched around between 900 and 1500 feet.
80
Sat 2 Nov 13
GPK
1h 10m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. QGP Training. Weak ridge day with thermals. Fast flying - 130 knots.
79
Sat 21 Sep 13
GPK
0h 8m
Matamata
Circuit. First winch launch at Matamata.
78
Sun 14 Jul 13
GPC
1h 18m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Finished ridge sylabus.
77
Sun 7 Jul 13
GPK
0h 43m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Flight to sign of some ridge syllabus stuff, including flying low and close. Good fun.
76
Sun 26 May 13
GYL
2h 21m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Attempt at the Care 200 trophy along the Kaimai range. Chickened out at the Paeroa Bow
75
Sat 11 May 13
GPC
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. B Cert simulated outlanding training. Landed diagonally across the intersection of the two
74
Sat 11 May 13
GSN
0h 16m
Matamata
Attempted thermal flight. Wind was too strong for thermal to form properly. Nailed the landing.
73
Sun 24 Mar 13
GSN
1h 18m
Matamata
72
Sun 10 Mar 13
GSN
2h 8m
Matamata
Semi blue day with some strong thermals up to 5000 feet. Dust devil destroyed my gazebo!
71
Sat 2 Mar 13
GSN
0h 40m
Matamata
70
Sat 2 Mar 13
GPC
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Breaks jammed open exercise. Lost alot of height in the turns. Need to round out earlier an
69
Sat 23 Feb 13
GSN
2h 27m
Matamata
68
Sun 10 Feb 13
GPC
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. No brakes landing. Success. Started lower, into wind, used full length of runway (including
67
Sun 10 Feb 13
GSN
0h 59m
Matamata
Still, blue day. Thermals a bit bubbly and hard to work. Got a few good climbs.
66
Sun 10 Feb 13
GPC
0h 7m
Matamata
Circuit. No brakes landing attempt. Started too high, side slip not quite as effective as I thought.
65
Wed 6 Feb 13
GSN
0h 43m
Matamata
Thermaling competition. 40 mins 1.5 thousand foot climbs.
64
Sat 2 Feb 13
GSN
1h 2m
Matamata
Easterly wind, cross wind landing.
63
Sat 2 Feb 13
GYL
1h 14m
Matamata
Thermaling practice.
62
Sat 19 Jan 13
GSN
1h 39m
Raglan
Flying in a big cloud street from Mt Karioi back to Raglan Township.
61
Sat 12 Jan 13
GSN
0h 6m
Raglan
Circuit. Standard left hand circuit.
60
Sat 12 Jan 13
GSN
0h 5m
Raglan
Circuit. Non-standard right hand circuit.
59
Sat 12 Jan 13
GSN
0h 20m
Raglan
Smooth zero lift blue day.
58
Sat 5 Jan 13
GSN
0h 53m
Raglan
Thermal flight over raglan beaches and township.
57
Sat 5 Jan 13
GSN
0h 5m
Raglan
Circuit. Right-hand circuit over raglan harbour.
56
Sat 5 Jan 13
GSN
0h 5m
Raglan
Circuit. Left-hand circuit over inland raglan.
55
Fri 4 Jan 13
GPK
0h 48m
Raglan
Ridge Flight. Ridge and pressure wave in front of Mt Karioi, Thermal over harbour mouth. Spiral Dive
54
Wed 2 Jan 13
GPK
0h 50m
Matamata
Flew the double tow relocation of PK and PC to Raglan in the low tow position. Flew the whole flight
53
Fri 28 Dec 12
GFY
0h 3m
Puhi Puhi
Circuit. First winch launch experience
52
Fri 28 Dec 12
GFY
0h 45m
Puhi Puhi
Flight over the Hikurangi swamp in convergence. Loop the loop.
51
Fri 28 Dec 12
GFY
0h 4m
Puhi Puhi
Circuit. First winch launch experience
50
Sat 15 Dec 12
GPK
0h 20m
Matamata
Lift around, but struggled to work it. Seemed to be quite bubbly.
49
Sun 9 Dec 12
GSN
0h 57m
Matamata
Thermal flight, barely staying alive.
48
Sun 25 Nov 12
GSN
0h 10m
Matamata
No lift, but a good cross wind landing.
47
Sat 10 Nov 12
GSN
0h 43m
Matamata
Practicing thermalling.
46
Sun 4 Nov 12
GSN
1h 17m
Matamata
DI Practical with Keith.
45
Sat 27 Oct 12
GSN
0h 33m
Matamata
First flight in a single seat glider.
44
Sat 27 Oct 12
GPK
0h 52m
Matamata
First Solo Soaring Flight - 30 minute B-Cert requirement achieved.
43
Sat 27 Oct 12
GPK
0h 18m
Matamata
Circuit. Check Flight, little bit of thermaling.
42
Mon 22 Oct 12
GYL
1h 36m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Ridge Flight, North to the Waihi gap, south to the Tauranga road.
41
Sun 7 Oct 12
GYL
0h 10m
Matamata
Circuit. Quick flight with Steve. I did the aero tow and a few turns. Steve practised a short landin
40
Sun 7 Oct 12
GPC
0h 58m
Matamata
B Cert Thermal training and Steep turns.
39
Sun 30 Sep 12
GPK
0h 18m
Matamata
Stalling Consolidation, Spinning and recovery, steep final.
38
Sun 2 Sep 12
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit.
37
Sun 2 Sep 12
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit.
36
Sat 25 Aug 12
GPC
0h 18m
Matamata
Circuit. Boxing the wake.
35
Sat 11 Aug 12
GPK
1h 20m
Matamata
Wave Flight. Easterly wave flight. Max altitude of 6500 feet. Stall and Spin practice on the way h
34
Sat 21 Jul 12
GPK
1h 22m
Matamata
Wave Flight. Turbulent flight in an easterly wave system off the Kaimai Ranges. Great flying around
33
Sat 19 May 12
GPK
1h 20m
Matamata
Ridge Flight.
32
Sat 12 May 12
GPK
1h 5m
Matamata
Ridge Flight.
31
Sat 28 Apr 12
GPC
1h 11m
Matamata
Wave Flight. Ridge Flight. Ridge day, difficult cloud conditions. 4800 feet reached. Experienced fly
30
Sat 14 Apr 12
GPC
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Check Flight in GPC.
29
Wed 28 Mar 12
GPK
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. First SOLO!
28
Wed 28 Mar 12
GPK
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Check flight - pre solo
27
Wed 28 Mar 12
GPK
0h 20m
Matamata
Attempted thermal flight - too weak and blue. Boxed the wake on areo tow, demoed air brakes out sig
26
Wed 28 Mar 12
GPK
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. Second SOLO!
25
Sun 25 Mar 12
GPK
1h 27m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Flew, Nursery Slopes to Radar dome, under a cloud street to south of Matamata, back to
24
Sat 17 Mar 12
GPK
0h 15m
Matamata
Circuit. 3 Circuits.
23
Sat 17 Mar 12
GPK
0h 15m
Matamata
Circuit. 3 Circuits. Exercises : Too High, Too Low, no instruments.
22
Sat 17 Mar 12
GPK
0h 10m
Matamata
Circuit. 2 Circuits. Exercise - Low altitude rope break, demo and one myself.
21
Sun 19 Feb 12
GPK
1h 18m
Matamata
Thermaling and side slipping.
20
Sat 11 Feb 12
GPK
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. 4 Circuits, calm day, working on round-out.
19
Sat 11 Feb 12
GPK
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. 4 Circuits, calm day, working on round-out.
18
Sat 11 Feb 12
GPK
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. 4 Circuits, calm day, working on round-out.
17
Sat 11 Feb 12
GPK
0h 5m
Matamata
Circuit. 4 Circuits, calm day, working on round-out.
16
Sat 4 Feb 12
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. 5 Circuits, cross wind.
15
Sat 4 Feb 12
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. 5 Circuits, cross wind.
14
Sat 4 Feb 12
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. 5 Circuits, cross wind.
13
Sat 4 Feb 12
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. 5 Circuits, cross wind.
12
Sat 4 Feb 12
GPC
0h 6m
Matamata
Circuit. 5 Circuits, cross wind.
11
Mon 2 Jan 12
GPC
0h 50m
Matamata
Relocating glider to Raglan. Flew over Hamilton.
10
Mon 2 Jan 12
GPC
0h 10m
Raglan
Circuit.
9
Tue 27 Dec 11
GPC
0h 40m
Matamata
Circuit. First four Circuits.
8
Sat 26 Nov 11
GPK
1h 30m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Steep turns.
7
Sat 19 Nov 11
GPK
1h 30m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Spiral Dive and recovery, Full spin demo, Rolling about a point.
6
Sat 5 Nov 11
GPC
2h 30m
Matamata
Ridge Flight.
5
Sun 23 Oct 11
GPK
0h 55m
Matamata
Thermaling, stalling, incipient spin.
4
Sun 9 Oct 11
GPK
1h 15m
Matamata
Stalling and Spins.
3
Sat 24 Sep 11
GPC
0h 52m
Matamata
2
Sat 10 Sep 11
GPK
0h 22m
Matamata
First Training flight with Bill, No Thermals found.
1
Sat 3 Sep 11
GPK
1h 0m
Matamata
Ridge Flight. Control Familiarisation