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.


Nationals at Narromine - 1962

 Kingaroy Club fielded the Kingfisher. I paired with Marj Pegler ... also Daphne, Jim and Harold Powell and Trevor Sharrod.


       The group of us.

   Rigging the Kookaburra.



An outlanding retrieve.

    Where's the tractor?.

On the launch pad.
Australian two-seater record just established.
Back from the nationals ... Kooka on its trailer standing by the KA6.


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