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CLUB LOCATIONS (includes info on NZ)

SUMMARY - some details - and some leads to help you find the clubs near you.

Sorry - I have given the site names but haven't put in the links

Start by checking with your local hobby shop.

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In Australia - check out

www.maaa.asn.au

which is the MAAA website. (The MAAA is the Model Aeronautical Association of Australia)

Click on

State Associations

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If you are in Victoria Australia, go to

www.vmaa.com.au

where you can view a map and see club contacts

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The VARMS flyinf site is in High Street Road - Wantirna, Melbourne, between Stud Road and Springvale road, on the city side of Cathies Lane. Melways ref 72 C2.

Gliders & Electrics every day. Magnificent site for gliders.

Internal Combustion every day except Sunday

They don't have a website - because they're too busy flying!!

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Doncaster Aero Club, Off Bulleen Road, just north of Eastern Freeway. Melways Ref 32 B10.

Website www.dac.org.au

Internal Combustion Wednesday and Sundays.

Enthusiastic Electric group on Saturday afternoons, and also often on Wednesday evening during the lighter months

Electric 7 cell glider competitions (and also a range of fun flying) on the third Saturday of each month form around 1pm (email me to confirm)

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Australian Electric Flight Association (AEFA) Special Interest group -

Website address www.aefa.asn.au

HOWEVER note that some items on the site (including old indoor flying venue) are out of date (everyone is too busy flying!) Membership is in fact $20 per year but membership contact is still correct.

Melbourne chapter evening meetings on the 4th Thursday of each month (not December) at 8pm the Uniting Church hall, corner Essex Road and Purse Street, Mount Waverley, Melways Map Ref: 61 D9 & 10. (Bring $2 to contribute to hall hire.)

Also see above re AEFA Electric 7 cell glider competitions on the third Saturday of each month at Doncaster

Melbourne Indoor Flying on second Saturday of each month, from about 7pm to 11pm, at the Donvale Sports Compex, Springvale Road, Donvale, just north of the Eastern Freeway, Melways Map Ref: 48 F4

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Slope Soaring Locations around Melbourne and Victoria

There are a few good ones - but this is the sort of information that club members prefer to keep to themselves - for fear of non-insured fliers attempting to join in.

Start by turning up to a club site.

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In New Zealand check out

www.nzmaa.org.nz

which is the The New Zealand Model Aeronautical Association

Click on CLUBS

Also check

www.electricflight.co.nz

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