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Southern Regional Comp- Wanaka- 2nd/3rd November

Come join us for one of the first competition of the season. It's a great way to improve your flying in a supportive environment. We are hoping these will be among the most beginner friendly comps yet. There will be workshops for low airtime pilots and the potential to join a mentoring scheme.
Text registration of interest, ASAP, to 0274931112 with decision to go depending on weather forecast made Thursday 1900 31st October.
2nd/3rd November 2013
Safety briefing 9.00 the KAI Cafe at the cnr Ardmore and Helwick Streets, Wanaka at 0900 Saturday November 2nd 2013.

How to interpret RASP

For any one interested here is useful and simple explanation on interpretation of RASP and SKEW-T

http://www.judithmole.net/webcasts/rasp.html

PLB's vs SPOT/SEND devices

Hey Team,

Due to recent events I have questioned the emergency reliability of the SPOT devices and after communicating with the Rescue Team and reading what is available on the internet I have come to the following conclusion.

In an emergency (as in I need a helicopter now) a dedicated PLB is the only way to go.

Please read the review/explanation below and consider your options. Im happy to discuss further if you wish.

Link to the review - http://www.outdoorgearlab.com/Personal-Locator-Beacon-Reviews/buying-advice
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