Damien Hamilton has arranged for the use of some machinery to do some roadworks around the airfield. He also operated the machines himself.
Archive for September, 2007
Diamond Mine by Allan Armistead
There was movement at the airfields, for the word had got around
The westerlies were blowing Bunyan way
The Canberra boys were ready; it was wave camp time again
Who knows when it may be a diamond day?
All the tried and noted pilots from the clubs both near and far
Had mustered at the clubhouse overnight
For glider men love flying among the high lenticular
And the whiff of oxy fills them with delight
Every year, the Bunyan wave camp is held by the Canberra Gliding Club at their airfield near Bunyan. The Hunter Valley members in atendance were Ian Steventon and Morgan Sandercock. There wasn’t much wave lift found, despite the appearance of the clouds photographed above. The best flight achieved 11,000 feet in shear wave.
The skiing was better than the flying. Here’s Ian Steventon and Canberra club captain Stuart Ferguson practicing their “wave.”