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Old Mar 27, 2006, 02:43 AM
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List places you slope soar R/C models


Me again,

I found a great website the other day which lists slope sites around Australia where R/C models can fly.

The link to the website

http://www.geocities.com/auslope/index.html


If you have anymore to add please do.


For the people in NW suburbs of Melbourne, I have been shown a great slope soaring site on a hill overlooking the Sunbury. My friend said its public land and is a simple grass hill with no obstructions and knows of people who R/C slope soar there.

It is a very big hill as I have only seen it from afar but am going to investigate soon.
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Old Mar 27, 2006, 05:34 AM
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Here's another list:

http://www.lloydhassell.com/slopesoa...&area=Victoria
Old Mar 27, 2006, 06:38 AM
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Hold the press, Mt. Annan Has been closed?? Please say its not so. Refer to :

http://www.geocities.com/auslope/sites.html

Under NSW sites. Someone confrim please??

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Old Mar 27, 2006, 06:59 AM
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Don't worry, I think that site is just out of date.
Old Mar 27, 2006, 08:57 PM
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Has anyone sloped off Mt Awarang ACT? I've just moved here and would love to find a slope!

Thermals are fantastic though- so there is something to keep gliders up.

Old Mar 27, 2006, 09:15 PM
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Site is definately out of date.

Check www.wowings.com.au for an updated listing, but im pretty sure its East Coast only.
Old Mar 27, 2006, 09:58 PM
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I've been to the following slope on the Ausslope site.

"Dixon Park Beach Newcastle NSW NSW SE, SW Great in a SEaster, heaps of lift, even been flying in as low as 5-6kt wind there! Good for beginners as there is virtually no place to loose your model.(Just have to not hit peoples homes that overlook the beach Real pretty, and easily accessed on a public road." (Quote verbatim from site)

All very true- had a great time sloping there but when I came back next time I suddenly noticed signs banning gliders. Funnily the signs were near a grassy area in the park but not obvious at the top of the slope.
Old Mar 27, 2006, 10:41 PM
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Dont worry Phill the auslope site has not been update for years and at that time I tried to get the site owner to fix the error , But he never ever responded is Mt Annan closed "NO" has it ever been closed "NO" are we flying combat there in July you better believe it
the Site That Antonl listed is a much better info site anyway .
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Old Apr 21, 2006, 03:14 AM
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Hi,

Does anyone know some good sloping places in queensland around the Brisbane area?
Old Apr 21, 2006, 04:04 AM
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Jeep,theres a truly great set of slopes on what we call "One Tree" its located a Summerholme 40 mins west of Bris.
Its the official flying site of the RSSF club [see their website] and permission needs be sought to fly there. There are slopes going off in every direction except NW,all within 1 mins walk of each other. It is a truly stunning site to fly from,as the wind changes you simply fly the model to the next slope while walking behind it LOL.
HTH,, Rod..
Old Apr 21, 2006, 04:04 AM
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PS might help if i put in their website...

http://k.domaindlx.com/rssflyers/
Old Apr 22, 2006, 08:20 AM
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PS might help if i put in their website...

http://k.domaindlx.com/rssflyers/
Dead link for me.
Old Apr 22, 2006, 10:46 AM
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Dead link for me.
works fine for me
Old Apr 22, 2006, 06:39 PM
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No work for me
Old Apr 22, 2006, 11:26 PM
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Yeah not working for me now. Was the website for Queensland silent flight.


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