South (under review), HG & PG < 15 knots (under review)
HG Restricted: Conditions: < 10 knots with SO supervision.
HG Intermediate: Conditions: < 10 knots with duty pilot supervision.
HG Advanced: Conditions: < 15 knots.
PG2 & PG3: Conditions: 0 - 10 knots with SO supervision.
PG4: Conditions: 0 - 10 knots with duty pilot supervision.
PG5: Conditions: < 15 knots.
On Razorback Road, Approx 10km East of Sofala.

Landowners - ?

Contact

BMHGC, Alexander Drew ([no information])

Responsible

BMHGC
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Sofala

All pilots must be current HGFA members. Visiting pilots welcome. A site briefing must be obtained from a BMHGC safety officer before flying.

Takeoff

Grassy slope with scattered trees.

Landing

Primary: Directly below launch, next to Turon River. Alternate: N/A. Top: N/A. Hazards: Numerous rocks and thistles in LZ.

Flight

X-C: Good potential to North.

Hazards/Comments

  • Wind direction in LZ is usually 90° to launch direction, from either direction.
  • There are minimal landing options in the valley to west until town of Sofala.
  • Site is rarely flown and may have changed since this site guide was prepared.
  • Currently under review due to new fences in launch area.

Emergency Services: Call 000. Bathurst Hospital (02) 6330 5311, Lithgow Hospital (02) 6350 2300