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Where and When?

Where and When?



The Skyrace GP is based at Leeton Airfield in regional NSW. Leeton is the perfect site for our event for a number of reasons:

  • It’s in the heart of some of the best gliding country in Australia
  • The town is large enough to have a multitude of social, dining & accommodation options
  • The airfield itself isn’t busy during the period our event is held

The contest starts on the 3rd of January 2022, and concludes on the 10th of January 2022, The 3rd of January is a designated practice day.

how is the Skyrace GP different?

Conventional gliding competitions can require a huge financial commitment. The Skyrace GP 1.0 is centred around the club class handicap of 1.0, which means that pilots can buy a competitive sailplane for less than $10,000. In the first running of the contest in the 2017 / 2018 season, the contest was won by Nathan Johnson in a borrowed 1976 Glasflugel Hornet

how is the Skyrace GP different?
glider racing has evolved

glider racing has evolved

Real racing in affordable gliders, with a strong focus on being family friendly, social, and fun

Live Tracking with Real-Time Verification

All competitors carry our SkyMate device, a brand new leap in gliding technology that not only shows race fans the live state of each race, but also allows for verification of task completion in realtime.

Skyrace GP Major Sponsor

Skyrace GP Major Sponsor

Andy, Claire and the rest of the Maddog Composites team have been huge supporters of our event since the beginning but have taken their support to a new level this year. They provide ultra high quality glider maintenance, repairs and aviation painting services, and also have a web store selling a range of gliding related spares and parts. They are also Australian agents for Schempp-Hirth, LXNav and a whole lot more.
Please help us out by liking their Facebook page, and checking out their website to see how they can make your glider better.
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