2019 Australian National Ballooning ChampionshipMudgee, Australia
Thursday Afternoon Flight is CANCELLED30 May 2019 - 12:59
Wednesday's Flights Cancelled29 May 2019 - 10:40
Due to strong winds, both the morning and afternoon flights on Wednesday 29 May 2019 have been CANCELLED.
Next Briefing Thursday morning 05:30
Tuesday Afternoon Flight is CANCELLED28 May 2019 - 12:11
There will be no briefing or flight on Tuesday afternoon (28/05/2019).
Next briefing Wednesday 29/05/2019 at 05:30
Monday Afternoon Flight is CANCELLED27 May 2019 - 11:38
Due to strong winds. There will be no briefing on or flight Monday afternoon (27/05/2019).
Next briefing Tuesday 28/05/2019 at 05:30
Common Launch Areas26 May 2019 - 09:57
Attached is a waypoint file for possible Common Launch Areas (CLA) that may be used during the Event.
These are not "free for all" areas; you should still attempt to obtain landowner permission if you want to use them as Individual Launch Areas or before entering the property for retrieve.
Inflation Fan Safety24 May 2019 - 11:17
The ABF has requested that the organisers of the 2019 ANBC make all competitors and crews aware of the recently released Safety Alert regarding inflation fan safety.
Competition Officials we be monitoring for compliance with best practice fan operation and management.
A copy of the ABF's Safety Alert is available below.
Powerline Safety Presentation23 May 2019 - 13:29
Powerline Map - UPDATED VERSION17 May 2019 - 17:45
The OZF version is available here ;
The JPEG version is https://drive.google.com/a/abf.net.au/file/d/1LonDF2XLYWUPIX5WAenWEP-mZizoEiQz/view?usp=sharing
Official Goal List16 May 2019 - 14:41
For further information see Rule II.12, Rule 7.8 and Rule 12.1.3
Powerline Map14 May 2019 - 16:25
An OZF version of the map is available here; and a JPEG image available here.
Drug and Alcohol Policy12 May 2019 - 18:35
For the 2019 Australian National Ballooning Championships, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) rules concerning anti-doping, including alcohol abuse, will be applied. Please see the attached document.
Also, please note that anyone who is performing (or is available to perform) a 'safety sensitive aviation activity' (as defined in the Civil Aviation Regulations) can be tested by CASA.