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  • 2016: Horsham Week Gliding Competition to celebrate 50 years
    This article was first published in The Weekly Advertiser on Feb 4, 2016 Organisers believe the competition is the longest running continuous gliding contest in Australia, possibly the world. Horsham Week, from February 6 to 13, has run since 1966 without a break. Horsham Flying Club president Arnold Niewand said glider types...
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  • 2015: Soaring into space
      This article by Dean Lawson was first publishe in The Weekly Advertiser on Feb 15, 2015 A glider pilot using Horsham Week competition to prepare for world championships later this year hopes to pilot a craft to the edge of space in 2016. After searching for thermals over the Wimmera-Mallee this week, USA-based Australian...
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  • 2015: Horsham's Victorian State Gliding Championships continue through difficult conditions
     This article by Conor Hickey was first publishe in The Wimmera Mail-Times on Feb 13, 2015 DIFFICULT conditions forced glider pilots to test their skills at the Victorian State Gliding Championships in Horsham this week. Horsham Flying Club president Arnold Niewand said inclement weather affected flying conditions on Tuesday...
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  • 2015: Horsham Week 2015 2015: Horsham Week 2015
    This article by David Meredith was first published in Gliding Australia Magazine.
    Horsham Week. The annual migration of the Victorian Gliding herd up the western highway to one of the most pleasant gliding sites in Australia.  Why pleasant?  Well it is right next to a town with several gentrified pubs and cafes,...
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  • 2015: Horsham Flying Week, Victorian State Gliding Championships 2015 hampered by bad weather
      This article by Conor Hickey was first publishe in The Wimmera Mail-Times on Feb 16, 2015 BAD weather again hampered gliders at Horsham Aerodrome on Thursday and Friday. However competitive gliding went ahead as planned on Saturday. Glider pilots were in Horsham last week for the Victorian State Gliding Championships and...
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Jeanne
Thanks a ton for sharing your excellent web site.
Wednesday, 11 March 2015
Bert Put
Congratulations on another successful Horsham Week.  Like Fiona, I think 1997 was my last visit.  It's harder for me to drop in now as I'm over in the States bu...
Monday, 20 February 2012
Fiona Tabart
The last time I came to Horsham week was for the 1997 Gliding Nationals. I was 16 years old and was filiming footage of gliders and tugs for a school assignment...
Saturday, 11 February 2012
Jeff Farrow
An excellent feature of the competition, well done Jarek. look forward to dropping in there some time through the comp
Friday, 04 February 2011

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