The HGFA is a non profit sporting body that administers Hang Gliding, Paragliding and Weight Shift Microlights under the regulations laid down by the Civil Air Safety Authority. As the administering body it provides standards for pilot training syllabus, pilot and instructor certifications and best practice in operational procedures throughout all of Australia.
Latest HGFA News
HGFA Office Hours - Change
Office Hours are now 10:00am to 4:30pm - Mon to Fri - for phone, email and Fax.
Notification - Committee of Management Election
ELECTION of HGFA Committee of Management (CoM) for 2013-2015
As per the HGFA Constitution nominations are called for election of the 2013-2015 CoM.
Nominees must be current full or family members of the HGFA. Voting rights will be for current Full or Family members.
Nominations for election to the 9 positions must be received by 4.30 pm on 21 June 2013 at the HGFA National Office at 4c/60 Keilor Park Drive, KEILOR PARK VIC 3042
Nominees are requested to prepare a statement declaring their interest in holding a position on the HGFA Committee of Management and to include a brief resume outlining their history with the HGFA, their professional skills, their working experience and to give a vision statement of what he or she would bring to the Committee of Management. Experience in Administration and an understanding of the processes of Government would be an asset.
The nomination and optional nominee statement can be posted as above or emailed or faxed (faxing can be unreliable) to the National Office as follows:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 03 9336 7177
The Nominees and their Resume will be published in August'13-September'13 Skysailor. The Electoral Ballot Paper will also be included and is required to be returned via Australia Post into the Office no later than days end on 2nd September 2013; pre-paid postage will be provided.
The constitution permits self-nomination.
The current HGFA Committee of Management (CoM) two-year term of office expires at the 2013 Annual General Meeting 2013. The new Committee will take office at that time.
January 2013 - Weight-shift Microlight Mandatory and Urgent Test/Service Bulletin
APPLICABILITY Quik, GT450, QuikR and Quik GTR with X-05 or Technora reinforcement bands.
Please refer to this service bulletin.
October 2012 - Change of Office Address
The HGFA National Office has relocated from level one to ground floor which has resulted in a change of address:
Old: 4a/60 Keilor Park Drive, Keilor Park Vic 3042
New: 4c/60 Keilor Park Drive, Keilor Park Vic 3042