Gliding Queensland - History Archive

 

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Queensland Gliding in the 50's, 60's and 70's - Max Howland

 

 

Note:  "Queensland Gliding in the 50's, 60's and 70's"  is a major archive containing many photos, notes, articles and extracts from log books that have been kindly provided by Max Howland.

  

    

  
Australia's First Gliding Flight - George Taylor 1909
Queensland's First Gliding Flight - Thomas Macleod 1910
Bert Hinkler's first glider - Bundaberg, 1928
John Bange, Qld Gliding Pioneer  - Clifton 1930's
Slope Soaring and Record Flights  - Coorabel Range 1936
    First 5 Hour Gliding Flight in Australia - 1937    
Tiger Moth tows glider - Oakey 1944
 Formation of the GFA - 1949
Documentary "Queer Birds" - Gliding in the 1950's
They Glide Through The Air - 1950
Primary on car at Caloundra - circa 1950
North Coast Gliding & Soaring Club - 1958
Formation of Darling Downs Soaring Club - 1960
DDSC History 1960/2003 - Dennis McCaffrey
Leichhardt Soaring Club , Mt Isa - 1960's
Edmund  Schneider's first ES-KA6's - 1961/1962165
Gliding at Warwick  - Mid 60's1
 Edmund  Schneider's First Boomerang - 19651
Edmund & Harry SCHNEIDER - 1965
Australia's First "Gold C"  - (Max HOWLAND) May 1965
Up there with the eagles - People Magazine 1967
Australian Gliding Championships  - Renmark 1969
Formation of GFA Cross Country Coaching  - 1970's
John Clayton's Life Long "Flying Affair"   
 Bert Persson's Motor Blanik - Version 1   
Bert Persson's Motor Blanik - Version 2   
     Factory Powered L-13J Blanik - 1968    
 Romania to Australia by Motorglider - 1980   
Queensland State Comps  -  Jondaryan 1994
Bill Schoon "Final Glide"  - January 1997
QSA Easter Comps  - Chinchilla, Mar/Apr 1997
Caboolture  Air Spectacular - August 1997
Don Scott / Gus Mauch Hangar - September 2009
Don Scott - Final Glide - July 2010
DDSC 50th Anniversary - September 2010   
 Jack Iggulden - Final Glide - October 2010 
Thomas Macleod monument - December 2010 
 Gus Mauch Way - March 2011
 RTO Operations Queensland - April 2011
 Gus Mauch - Final Glide  - May 2011
In search of "Kingaroy's Kooka"  - Mar 2012
Geoff Raph - Final Glide  - Sep 2012
John John Clayton - Final Glide  - Nov 2012
John Lisa Trotter's record breaking flight - Dec 2013
 
    
Vintage Gliders of Queensland    
Vintage Gliders Australia
 Australian Gliding Museum
 Old UK Gliding Magazines Archive - 1930 to 2003
      

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