Australian Aviation and Sporting Organisations and other useful links

Air services Australia Airservices is a government-owned corporation providing safe, secure, efficient and environmentally responsible services to the aviation industry.

ASAC Australian Sports Aviation Confederation. GFA is a member. National umbrella political representation to government for all sport aviation. Australian FAI representative.

ASC Australian Sports Commission. National Sport Representation to Government. GFA is a member.

ATSB Australian Safety Transport Bureau. Independent Commonwealth Government statutory agency. ATSB's function is to improve safety and public confidence in the aviation, marine and rail modes of transport

Australian Air League The Australian Air League (AAL) is a national youth organisation for children aged 8 years and older. It aims to promote the development of aviation in the youth of Australia, to promote good citizenship, teamwork and to develop the ingenuity and resourcefulness of it's members.

Australian Gliding Clubs GFA list of gliding clubs throughout Australia.

Australian Gliding Museum - Preserving Australia's Gliding Hertiage

CASA Civil Aviation Safety Authority, the government aviation regulator.

Gliding Federation of Australia National peak Gliding administration body in Australia.

Grants Victorian Government Grants Finder.

HGFA Hang Gliding Federation of Australia.

Regional Sports Network Victoria Sportslink is a Statewide directory of sporting clubs and physical activity opportunities across regional Victoria.

VGA Vintage Gliders Australia.

Gliding News Online magazine community for glider pilots.

GQ Twitter The twitter page for Gliding Queensland. 


Overseas Gliding organisation and opportunities

Andies wave flying Flying in Patagonia

British Gliding Association British National peak gliding administration organisation.

Cambridge aero-instruments

FAI Fédération Aéronautique Internationale. International Sport Aviation governing body.

Gliding International John Roake Gliding Magazine

Gliding NZ National gliding authority in New Zealand.

Gliding world records FAI world record claims.

ICAO International Civil Aviation Organisation.

IGC International Gliding Commission. An offshoot of the FAI specialising in Gliding.

LX Avionics UK Glider instrument specialist.

NK Instruments Nielsen-Kellerman Company designs, manufactures and distributes waterproof instruments for active lifestyles and technical applications, including: * Kestrel® Pocket Weather Meters * NK Electronics for Rowing and Paddling * NK Soaring Instruments.

Omarama Commercial NZ gliding centre in the mountains.

OSTIV Organisation Scientifique et Technique Internationale du Vol à Voile.

Sailplane Directory Information resource for sailplane enthusiasts worldwide.

Soaring Association of Canada National association for glider pilots in Canada.

Soaring Services & Suppliers

Soaring Society of America National governing body for gliding in the USA.

Winter instruments German precision gliding instruments.

Womens Soaring Pilots Association