Recommendation Date
Recipient Name
Taupo Gliding Club
On 27 September 2023 the Commission recommended that the Taupo Gliding Club develop and implement a system approved by GNZ that ensures instructors can positively verify that pilots have an appropriate level of competency to ridge soar on Mount Tauhara and safely conduct training flights on the ridge.
Reply Text
On 5 October 2023, the President of the Taupo Gliding Club responded in part:
Regarding your letter asking for our intentions regarding the final recommendation. We have accepted and implemented your recommendation. I will attach a photograph of our logbook entry supplied to those who have attended the compulsory Ridge Soaring Lecture, and also a photograph of the follow-up safety briefings which also cover soaring on Mt. Tauhara.
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