Queensland Gliding

in the 50's, 60's and 70's


Compiled by Kevin Rodda based on photos, notes, letters and log book entries provided by 

Max Howland, ex WWII pilot and instructor ... a pioneer of gliding in Queensland.


Cornwall Station - Quilpie
August 1962


  Arrival at Cornwall Station



Marj Pegler's new ES-KA6 (Romeo Victor)



   The KA6 and the Hutter rigged and ready to fly.



     It rained ...



   and it rained again ... but we flew ... with the eagles!

   Click on the following link to read Max's comments on flying with the eagles (literally) at Cornwall Station ... also the early history of "Romeo Victor" ...  


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