SAFA Skysailor Magazine

SKY SAILOR 1 May | June 2020 Official publication of the Sports Aviation Federation of Australia The Sports Aviation Federation of Australia (SAFA) is a member of the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) through the Australian Sport Aviation Confederation (ASAC). Credits Cover: State of Origin 2019, Manilla, NSW Photo: Tex Bec Design: Gneist Design Editor: Suzy Gneist Printing: Printroom, Melbourne VIC Mailing: Printroom, Melbourne VIC Notice to Readers & Contributors This magazine is a publication by the Sports Aviation Federation of Australia (SAFA). Contributions are always welcome. Articles, photos and illustrations are all accepted, although the editor and the SAFA Board reserve the right to edit or delete contributions where necessary. Materials of unknown origin won’t be published. All contributions should be accompanied by the contributor’s name,addressandmembershipnumberforverificationpurposes. Photographs can be submitted via email, web client, CD, DVD or printed on gloss paper for scanning. Drawings, maps, cartoons, diagrams, etc, should be in black ink on white paper or electronic formats for colour. Lettering may be pencilled lightly but clearly on the artwork, to be typeset. Views expressed in this magazine are not necessarily those of the SAFA nor the Editor’s. They are strictly the views of the author/contributor. Copyright in this publication is vested in the SAFA. Copyright in articles and other contributions is vested in each of the authors/photographers in respect of their contribution. SkySailor Editorial Contributions Contact points for SAFA members submitting to SkySailor are the SAFA Editor/Graphic Designer and the SAFA Office. These contacts should be used according to the directions below. Editor & Graphic Design SAFA Office & Sales Suzy Gneist Ph: 03 9336 7155 Ph: 07 5445 7796 Fax: 03 9336 7177 <> <> Post to: 57 Alice Dixon Drive, [ ] Flaxton QLD 4560 Unit 21/54 Commercial Place, Keilor East VIC 3033 Articles Submissions are accepted by the Editor. Text is preferred by email to <> as a Word document or text file, photos can be shared via online cloud storage or emailed as max quality, high resolution JPGs. Photos require full captions and photographer names for identification. Display Advertising Commercial display adverts can be booked via the members website. Email the Editor for detailed artwork specifications. News & Calendar Entries Email text with photos attached to <> . Classifieds, Club Executive & Member Updates SAFA members can submit secondhand classifieds and changes of address details to <> . See the Classifieds section at end of this magazine for more details. SAFA Website Contributions Email Club News to <> and Comp News to <> and CC <skysailor@hgfa.asn . au> to update SkySailor and the SAFA website. Index NEXT SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE 1 June 2020 for July/August 2020 SkySailor President’s Update 2 Paragliding State of Origin 3 Manilla XC Camp 2020 4 Get the Shot 10 2020 Fires around Mt Buffalo 14 Canungra Flight Park 16 The Passing of Phil Sjostrom 20 Supervised 100-hour Rotax 912UL(S) services 20 Events Calendar 21 News 22 Skyout Cartoon 23 Doms in the Sky 24 On Supervised and Supervising Pilots 28 Sport Aviation & Rotax Maintenance Course 30 AIRS Safety Wrap-up 32 Contacts 34 Schools & Maintenance 36 Classifieds IBC Lake Cootharaba, Noosa, QLD Photo: Paul Reilly Airwaves Newsletter <> SkySailor Magazine <>