The Nelson Lakes Gliding Club operate from Lake Station airstrip near St Arnaud and they were busy last Sunday winch launching both Club and privately owned gliders.
The Club's gliders include ZK-GAJ2 a Grob G103A imported from Germany in 2007.
Grob G102 ZK-GNH which was imported new in 1983 and has been with the Club since 2008.
And Grob G103 ZK-GMZ which was imported new in 1982 and has also been with the Club since 2008.
Five privately owned Nelson gliders were also active comprising the Slingsby T51 ZK-GDW which was originally registered back in 1964.
Rolladen Schneider LS8a ZK-GGP3 which was imported from Sweden in 1999.
LAK 17B ZK-GGS which was imported from the US in late 2019.
Schempp Hirth Nimbus 2 ZK-GKU which was imported new in 1976.
And Schempp Hirth Discus B ZK-GTH which was imported from Germany in 1997.
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