Toogs DZ e-News #356 (12-18 November 2018)

Wednesday, November 21, 2018


Paul (Bazman) – A Licence
Marie Tardy – Packer B
Oliver Morris – Packer B
David McEvoy – 70 Years Young
Olli Dixon – 100 AFF Jumps
Franziska Schneider –  First Jump in Australia
John Hamilton – 1st Paid jump

Monday 12th A beautiful day for skydiving. After a great weekend, a few of our fun jumpers decided to stay for another day, 18 fun jumpers in total. Student Courtney Lennon did Stage 3 of her AFF Course and Tim Mingay did Stages 5, 6, 7 & 8.

Courtney AFF Stage 3
Courtney AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Doyley
Adrian enjoying Courtney’s AFF Stage 3
Courtney AFF Stage 4 – Photo Sara
Tim AFF Stage 5 – Photo Olli
Tim AFF Stage 6 – Photo Adrian

Tim AFF Stage 7 – Photos by Doyley
Tim AFF Stage 8  – tracking for dayz – Photo Adrian
Angus B-Rel 6.3

Tuesday 13th  Ramblers welcomed a new jumper Karen Leonforte from Bowen, Karen worked towards her A licence Accuracy jumps an also through her B-Rel stages.  Courtney Lennon did Stage 4 of her AFF Course, Tim Mingay also joined us for a jump working towards his Accuracy.

Karen B-Rel 2

Wednesday 14th  Two Tandems for today were Yijao Chen and Wei Zhang, who loved their skydive. 12 fun jumpers also come out for a few jumps. Jarred Stahlhut worked towards his accuracy jump.

Yijao’s tandem – Photos by Olli
Wei’s tandem with Sara – Photo John H
Wei and Yijao with their Certificates – Photo by Karen

Thursday 15th  Paul Skender was back in the air again completing Stage 5 of his AFF Course. Robbie Stewart also completing B-Rel 5.

Paul refresher – Photo Adrian
Robbie S B-Rel 5 with John and Doyley

Ramblers celebrated MACCA’S 70th BIRTHDAY! Staff and friends gathered around. Lots of laughs and stories were shared. Happy B’day!

Macca’s Birthday Angle – Photo Adrian

Friday 16th  was very quiet. Not a load went up.

Saturday 17th  student Andre Santos completed Stage 8 of his AFF Course followed by a few solo jumps. Keegan Hipgrave flew thru his B-Rel Stages 5 and 6, Simon Goodburn completing B-Rel stage 6. Franziska from Germany came out completing her FIRST skydive in Australia… Ding Ding. Terry Frey spent the day in the classroom getting refreshed.

Andre AFF Stage 8 – Photos by Doyley
Ian AFF Stage 4 with Olli – Photo Adrian
Keagan B-Rel 5 with Olli
Keagan B-Rel 6 with Simon and Olli – Photos by Sara
Franziska Schneider (Frankfurt, Germany) getting ready for B-Rels – Photo Gus

Sunday 18thTerry Frey was keen to get a jump in, but unfortunately the weather turned windy and rainy and was not jumpable.


Hannah McCubben – Awesome people!  Fun time!  Good chooks

Renee Crofty – Thank you! Jesus Christ for a safe landing!! Amazing experience!  Like a dream!  Feeling knackered cobber!! Free as a chook!

Deb Frecklington – Member for Nanango – Wonderful facility and contribution to our local community.

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See ya!
Macca & Team Ramblers.

Did my first tandem jump with Sara what an absolute buzz & she made it completely painless highly recommended if you are looking to jump in Australia

Steve Lindley

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