The Cairns Hang Gliding Club

Notice: it is with great sadness that we have to announce that one of our long standing members and good friend to many, Kevin Gilligan CFI, passed away at his home late afternoon Monday February 4 2019. Fly High, Fly Far Kev! CHGC

The Cairns Hang Gliding club is not just for Hang Glider pilots! We are a club for Hang Glider, Microlight and Paraglider pilots. Our club is for everyone with a passion for flying!

The main flying site for the Cairns Hang-Gliding club is the Rex Lookout on the coast road from Cairns to Port Douglas. Visiting pilots, should complete a Membership Form for a casual membership, email and Electronic Transfer prior to arrival is preferred (or hand over to the CHGC SO member onsite). Please observe the Rex Rules at all times, and stick to the Visiting Pilot Area.

The microlighters frequently do trips away to places like Cooktown, Chillagoe, and Dunk Island.

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Meetings held on the first Wednesday of every even month of the year (Feb, April, June, Aug, Oct and Dec).

Meet at Yorkey’s Knob Boat Club, 7.30pm. Get there earlier (6.00 – 6.30) and have a drink and a bite to eat with CHGC members and other fliers.

If you would like to become a member, please complete the Membership Form and either email, post, or deliver in person at a meeting.

Notice 201911: Please go directly to the weather station portal for “Live Weather“. Again many thanks for your patience, CHGC!

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