VSA Awards 2019

VSA AGM and Presidents meeting

13 Clubs including 37 individual members attended.

1. State Comp Open and 18m:

Open/18m Mark Paterson (Southern Riverina Gliding Club)

2. State Comp 15 metre:

No contest, insufficient entries.

3. State Comp Standard class:

No contest, insufficient entries.

4. State Comp Club class:

Craig Collings (Mt Beauty Gliding Club

5. Ron Roberts Trophy ­longest flight:

Mark Paterson (Southern Rivierina Gliding Club) -1,098 km from Tocumwal 

Flight Details

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

No nomination

7. Bob McCullough Instructing Trophy:

Ingo Renner (Southern Riverina Gliding Club)

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

Horsham Flying Club

9. G Vincent Memorial Trophy

Jeff Farrow & Martin Power (Geelong Gliding Club) – 13,025 ft on June 10th from the Grampians in  a Janus 18,2m.

Flight details

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

Steve Trone (Melbourne Gliding Club)

11. Living Treasures:

Bill Hughes (Bendigo Gliding Club)

Peter Raphael (Bendigo Gliding Club)

Mal Bennett (Bendigo Gliding Club)

– Accepted by Dave Tickner

Gordon (Coach) Pope (Beaufort Gliding Club)

Neil Thompson (Geelong Gliding Club)

VSA Certificate of Appreciation

Trevor Hancock (Grampians Soaring Club)

 For support with the recent Airworthiness course.

Matt Gage (Gliding Club of Victoria) 

 For upgrading the VSA mobilesimulator.

  – Accepted by Viv Drew

David Goldsmith (Australian Gliding Museum)

 For organising the storage and lending out of the VSA mobile simulators.

 – Accepted by Jim Barton

Philip Volk (Melbourne Gliding Club)

 For Directing th Alpine Regatta.

 – Accepted by Tighe Patching

Ian Grant  (Melbourne Gliding Club) 

For organising the Airworthiness Course and Trophies for 2019.


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