Results Flying NZ Cook Strait Region Competitions at Wanganui

Congratulations to our team for a successful competition. Great results in testing conditions. Onwards  to the National Competitions in Ashburton Feb 2016 representing the Flying NZ Cook Strait Region.

Graeme Campbell – Bombing – 1st place

Graeme Campbell and Mike Fleming – Life Raft Dropping – 2nd place (two in field)

Glenn Riddell – Navigation – 1st place

Mark Donnelly – Navigation under 150 hours – 2nd place

Bruce Sutherland – Forced Landing Without Power – 1st place

Esther Harrington – CPL Low Flying – winner (sole competitor)

Felix Ellis -Jones – PPL Low Flying- 2nd place

John Managh – Precision Circuits – 1st place

Sean Mitchell – Precision Circuits and Landings3rd place

John Managh – Senior Landing – Wigram Cup – 1st place

Sean Mitchell- Junior Landing – Wigram Cup – 2nd place

Mike Fleming – Non Instrument Circuit – Wigram Cup – 2nd place

Mark Donnelly – Instrument Circuit – Wigram Cup – 1st place

Hawke’s Bay and East Coast Aero Club takes the Wigram Cup challenge to the Nationals.


Full competition results: Flying NZ Cook regional results 2015




Club Day Comps Sunday 25th October

HBECAC Club Competitions. Sunday 25th October. 2pm kick off

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All in ..Come along and enjoy the flying. Challenge yourself.

The following competitions will be available for all to enter.
– Precision Circuits
– Bombing
– Forced Landings without Power.

Choose a favorite or try out the lot! Club Champion Trophy up for grabs.

2pm start. Competitions through the afternoon till they are done.

In addition, we will run a short seminar on each activity run by club members who are proficient at each, divulging some tips and tricks, and of course matters pertinent to safety.  Help us organise the day by contacting Helen or Daniel at the club to register which competitions you would like to try. It will be great to see all of you there.

On completion of the competition there will be a prize giving, barbeque, and of course the Bar will be open to quench your thirsts after a productive day’s flying.

Cheers  Daniel