Flypaper issue 1 2021

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New Flypaper is attached, with all of our latest club news and pilot info.

Flypaper 13th Apr 2021.pdf

Memorial for Gordon Scholes: Gathering on Friday 29 January 2021

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An informal function as a Memorial for Gordon Scholes will be held at Matamata Aerodrome on Friday 29 Jan 21. The event will commence at the cessation of flying activities on Friday 29 Jan 21 – so that will be about 5.30pm, give or take the vagaries of such things. Friday is the practice day of the NZ Club Class National Competition and MSC Competition.

Gordon was a great proponent of MSC and competition gliding and, while he may not be well known to newer members of our respective clubs, he will certainly be remembered by the more mature and ex-members.

Ralph Gore is master of ceremonies; Mark Tingey and John Griffin will pay tributes. Ross Scholes and Allie have indicated that they will be there as well.

The gathering will be informal and there will undoubtedly be some yarns told as well as the more formal tributes. Food will be provided (I am told that it will be more up-market than a BBQ but not a plated meal). The bar will be open with both the normal and non-alcoholic refreshments available on a pay as you go basis.

It is important that we get a good indication of numbers attending, so please go to the link In Memory Of Gordon Scholes and fill it in in as soon as possible so Marion Moody knows how much food to provision.

This email is going to people associted with the MSC clubs. If you are in touch with ex-members who may be interested in attending please get contact them and extend this invitation to join us.

It is only a week and bit away – so prompt responses are requested.

See you there,


Flypaper issue 4 2020

Posted 3 years, 4 months ago    0 comments

Xmas edition of Flypaper attached

Flypaper 23rd Dec 2020.pdf

Flypaper issue 3 2020

Posted 3 years, 8 months ago    0 comments

New edition of Flypaper is attached.

Flypaper 21st Aug 2020.pdf

Flypaper issue 2 2020

Posted 3 years, 10 months ago    0 comments

Latest edition of Flypaper attached.

Flypaper 16th June 2020.pdf

XCSoar Seminar

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We have just had the first of our lockdown web seminars. If you missed it, or want to see it again, you can get the video at

Various computer files, including notes from the presentation, can be downloaded from

Join us next week when Tim will present a seminar on gliding weather. Instructions for joining to follow.

If you are still in the mood for discussions of gliding issues check out:

Cheers, Dave

Flypaper issue 1 2020

Posted 4 years ago    0 comments

Here's Flypaper for the latest club happenings.

Flypaper 30th Mar 2020.pdf

xcsoar webinar

Posted 4 years ago by Dave Dennison    0 comments

Hi everyone:

Hope you are safe and well in your individual bubbles. We have decided to run a series of computer seminars on topics of interest in order to maintain our interest in the club and to keep us connected during the lockdown.

The first one is tomorrow (4 April) at 11:00 am on the topic of XCSoar glider computer app. It will be recorded, so you can see it later if you are planning to go out on Saturday morning.

Gliding New Zealand is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Piako XCSoar webinar

Time: Apr 4, 2020 11:00 AM
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 161 003 709
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