Currently our operations are very limited.   Fortunately, as we are a not for profit flying school we are able to tick along in maintenance mode with our volunteers doing plenty of work to keep us ready to resume operations. Read more…


The scenic and highest 2.45 minutes of video footage of Airbus Perlan Mission II flight #52 on September 2, 2018. The highest altitude reached in the stratospheric wave was above 76,000 (pressure) feet which is above the U-2 record altitude Read more…


Secrets of a Strange Cloud – A video about the Morning Glory Cloud of Northern Australia SMGFG occasionally bases our Dimona H36 in Burketown from late September to mid October to chase the famous Morning Glory clouds. If you are Read more…


We have set up a Nexus android tablet in our cockpit with the XCSoar program installed (see http://www.xcsoar.org/) This is a great addition but as always we stress to our students that any instrumentation in a glider is SECONDARY to Read more…


We are planning on having our Dimona motor glider based in the Gulf this coming September and October. If you are interested in flying with us please get in contact soon. This video was filmed around Burketown in the Gulf Read more…


Here is a computer animation of a flight in a H36 Dimona motor glider like ours. It is quite a realistic simulation. Our landings and much of the flight itself however are all generally carried out with the motor switched Read more…