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.


12th World Soaring Championships

Marfa , Texas USA - 1970


Australian Pilots and Team Manager: Bob Martin (Standard Class), John Rowe (Open Class), Tommy Thompson (Team Manager), Malcolm Jinks (Open Class) and Max Howland (Standard Class). 

   The full Australian Team (included the Patching family ... in USA for F111 collection).



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