VSA Awards 2018

VSA AGM and Presidents meeting

13 Clubs including 37 individual members attended.

1. State Comp Open and 18m:

18m Craig Vinall (Wakerie Gliding Club)

2. State Comp 15 metre:

Bruce Cowan ( GC) – accpted by Matt Gage

3. State Comp Standard class:

Gary Stevenson (Grampian Soaring Club) 

4. State Comp Club class:

Bernie Sizer (Grampians Soaring Club)

5. Ron Roberts Trophy ­longest flight:

Richard Traill (Melbourne Gliding Club) – 784.3km Declared Triangle from Wangaratta

Flight Details

6. David Hooper Memorial Trophy longest flight within 2 years of solo:

Jason Tang (Melbourne Gliding Club) – Accepted by Tighe Patching 322km FAI Triangle from Wangaratta

Flight Details

7. Bob McCullough Instructing Trophy:

Judy Laker (Melbourne Gliding Club)

also presented with an “Outstanding Service Award” from Melbourne Gliding Club

8. Maurice Little Memorial Trophy for significant achievements in club development:

Gliding Club of Victoria – accepted by Jonathon McAilece

In recognition of the GCV’ efforts over nine years to develop an effective flight simulator for gliding.

9. G Vincent Memorial Trophy

Trevor Handcok (Grampians Soaring Club) &

Jeff Farrow (Geelong Gliding Club) – Accepted by Jeff Farrow

 – for a wave flight to 18,000 (approximately) on 11 June 2017 from Ararat airfield. Flight was in Trevor’s Arcus 2-seater.

 Flight details

10. Presidents Award for significant contribution to the VSA and gliding:

Peter Buskens & David Cleland (Beaufort Gliding Club)

– for significant contribution to the VSA and gliding.

11. Living Treasures:

Bob Wylie (South Gippsland Gliding Club) – accpted by Kevin Owen

Martin Power (Geelong Gliding Club) 

Rhonda Gelletly (Gliding Club of Victoria) – Accepted by Jonathon McAilece

David Goldsmith (Geelong Gliding Club)

Certificate of Appreciation 

 Marcia Cavanagh (Australain Gliding Museum)

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