Opal Classic 2019

Download Opal Classic 2019 Flyer

Since its inception in the year 2017, the Opal Classic Flight is already becoming a “must do” or the not so serious recreational pilot.

The concept is simple. A planned flight itinerary is published. That’s the entire organisation. The rest is up to you…

Scott Barrett – Australian Hang Gliding Record on Airborne C4

Scott Barrett on an Airborne C4 has set an Australian Hang Gliding record, soaring 500km to a declared goal over the spectacular Queensland outback – a total of 10 hours in the air.

Reaching ground speeds of over 100km/hr, Scott Barrett from Northern NSW flew sky high, taking off in an unpowered hang glider from the Dalby Hang Gliding Club and landing in Charleville on December 8.

The 10-hour flight has broken the previous record by 150km. Scott made the record flight by starting out being towed up behind an ultralight aircraft.
“I released from the tow at 2000ft above …

Christmas operating times.

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We would like to wish all of our customers and suppliers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Thank you for your support throughout 2017. Airborne will be closed for the holiday period from: 22nd December 2017 – 15th January 2018

M3 Sport Powered Hang Glider / Microlight

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View here.

2018 FEATURES

  • Adjustable pilot footrests for the taller pilot
  • Airhawk (or similar) Aviation tires standard
  • Transponder antenna housing 
  • Optional instructor throttle  
  • Adjustable rear foot-pegs

Please note: Our factory demo M3 is for sale: it is advertised on Aviation Advertiser here.

Service Bulletins – Airborne owners should regularly check our service bulletin page.

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Service Bulletins – Airborne owners should regularly check our service bulletin page. You can access the page via the flashing “Mandatory Service Bulletins “ button on our web page or click here.

There is one recently updated bulletin and one new bulletin. These relate to wing/trike base combinations and fuel drain cock inspection.

https://www.airborne.com.au/images/aw_directives/SB-018%20Issue%203.pdf 

https://www.airborne.com.au/images/aw_directives/SB-020issue1.pdf

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Rohan Holtkamp breaks the Australian Hang Gliding distance record on his Airborne C4-13

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The day: Friday 8th Dec 2017 launch 9:30

Launch Site: Ben More, (just over the back of Ben Nevis) Victoria. View on map, click here.

Distance: 532.4 kms (to be confirmed)
Take off 9:30 Landed 20:00
Airtime approx 10 hours 19 minutes

He landed 26kms short of his nominated goal which was Milby, NSW which is west of Parkes between Parkes and Lake  Cargelligo. View on map, click here.

The glider Rohan flew was the Airborne C4-13. He flew with only a VHF radio to get around the airspace.

Sandra his wife drove 1500 kms to make the …

Magni Gyrocopters continue to sell well in Australia

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Magni Gyrocopters continue to sell well in Australia. We have a variety of new and used Magni’s either in stock or on the way from the Magni factory in Italy.

Check out the links below:

The New XT- 912 M3-S

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The long anticipated XT-912 MK3 is the most recent offering of style, safety and performance from Airborne Australia. Designed and manufactured in Australia the MK3 has added to the long tested performance of the XT 912 series. Improvements across comfort, flight stability, economy and electronics, give the MK3 world leading performance.

XT3-912 / XRS What’s New

Cockpit – New Design 

  • Seat design: Seats have been redesigned for function, comfort and wear. Increased leg room and improved footrests make for a more comfortable flight.
  • Soft Sides: Redesigned to allow for full enclosure of the storage area, increased storage area and improved

Motorkite Dreaming – Now available to International customers

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If you love the idea of an epic adventure, flying a trike in the amazing Australian Outback then don’t miss the opportunity to grab a copy of this awesome movie.

Here is the link: https://motorkitedreaming.com/watch-film/  local or international customers can order the DVD or buy the link to watch online.

Airborne also has DVD’s in stock for local customers. They are ready to mail out for $25.00 per DVD which includes postage. Email spares@airborne.com.au to secure your copy.

Hinge Batten Fitting Security – Service Bulletin

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There is a new service bulletin on the Airborne website that relates to all Airborne wings and hinged battens.

View Service Bulletin Here

Please take time to read the bulletin and pass on to other Airborne pilots.

The bulletin is also available through our facebook page here.

Please contact spares@airborne.com.au (Int+61) 02 49 449 199 if you require any replacement batten ends.