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New Gliding Australia
Welcome to Gliding Australia
Gliding is for everyone
Gliding is an exhilarating, spectacular yet serene flying experience
Club-based community
Gliding can be enjoyed at your own pace to suit your lifestyle
Develop your skills
Continue to develop your skills and experience cross country soaring
Aerobatics
or experience the excitement of aerobatics
For all types of pilots
Many glider pilots have backgrounds in commercial aviation, hang gliding, paragliding, RA and general aviation
From all walks of life
Glider pilots come from many different working environments and lifestyles
'For there you have been
'and there you long to return.'
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Julie Maddocks accepting the transfer of the FAI flag (I wonder where…
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