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2013 Manilla XC-Camp

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The informal flight distances are scored manually, by inform the HQ about your distance flown. The distance is calculated either using one of the online systems (your choice) or your straightline Open Distance from your GPS.

Come for as many days as you like, fly XC as far as you can, fly with and learn from some of the best XC pilots. No pressure, no worries... just fly. Many pilots (of all levels !) achieve Personal Bests every year.

Mt Borah has 4 huge astro-turfed launches for nearly all wind directions and easy landings and was developed for the World Champs in 2007. The Manilla area offers one of the worlds safest XC regions for all pilot levels from Novice > Expert who have some thermalling experience. Emergency services (ambulance and rescue) are 15 minutes away in Manilla township, and the medical evacuation helicopter is based in Tamworth just 15mins flight time away. The area also has excellent 3G mobile phone coverage with 2 networks now operating giving reception to over 300kms out !

Features : Daily XC weather briefings by Godfrey Wenness, tips and trick sessions, campfire discussions, regular day prizes and scoring updates in all classes (FUN, SPORT, SERIAL). Pilots with OPEN Class gliders are welcome to attend but will not be scored.

Camping on site is A$7/night - power is available (site are $9/night).

Cabins - Twin or double - are $20/night and include all linen, blankets and towels.

The cabins & camping area at Mt Borah has 2 kitchens + BBQ, a swimming pool to chill out in after a long XC !

Bookings for cabins are essential - contact "godfrey (at) flymanilla.com"

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