Toogs DZ e-News #375 (25-31 March 2019)

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

ACHIEVEMENTS

Ellen Bingham – Completed AFF
Finn Wilson – Certificate A
Brock Phillis – Certificate A
Ben Mooney – Completed AFF & Certificate A
Mitchell Lindbeck – Certificate C
Jason Munster – Certificate D

Monday 25th students Ben Mooney and Scott Paten and did Stage 1 of their AFF CourseBrent Hughes did Stages 3 & 4, and Ryan Newis did Stages 5 & 6. We did 3 caravan and 1 182 load and had 5 fun jumpers.

Ben TAF Stage 1 – Photo Doyley
Ben Mooney under canopy – Photo Karen
Ben Mooney under canopy – Photo Karen
Scott TAF Stage 1
Brendt “Mr Serious” AFF Stage 3
Brendt AFF Stage 4 alti check – Photos by Dave
Ryan AFF Stage 5
Ryan AFF Stage 6 – Photos by Doyley
Tandem in front of the moon – Photo Karen

Tuesday students Scott Paten and Ben Mooney did Stages 2, 3 & 4, and Ellen Bingham did Stages 7, 8 & 9 – completing her AFF Course.  We had three caravan loads and 1 182, and 9 fun jumpers.

Scott AFF Stage 2 with Tish and Wayne – Photo Sara
Scott AFF Stage 2
Scott AFF Stage 4 – Photos by Tish
Ben AFF Stage 2
Ben AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Doyley
Ben AFF Stage 4 smiling
Ellen AFF Stage 7 backflips
Ellen AFF Stage 8
Ellen AFF Stage 9 – Photos by Sara

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday the remains of Cyclone Trevor brought some much needed rain to the region, stopping jumping for a few days but reviving the deadzone and making landings a lot more comfortable.


The tandem Friday was Kieran Robinson.  Student Steven Hawkins did Stage 1 and Ben Mooney did Stages 5, 6 & 7.  There were 4 182 loads and 9 fun jumpers.

Kieran’s tandem – Photo Doyley
Steve TAF Stage 1 – Photo Robin
Mitch “running with the ‘roos”
Nellie keeping the kangaroos on their toes – Photos by Drewy

The Tandems Sunday were Andrew and Nicholas Palmer, Jordan Williams, Wyatt Leane, and Teal Hilderbrand.  Student Laura Johansson Salagean did Stages 2 and 3 of her AFF Course, and Ben Mooney did Stages 8 & 9 – completing his AFF.  There were 10 loads and 35 fun jumpers.

Nicholas Palmer’s tandem
Nick Palmer’s tandem – Photos by Doyley
Jordan Williams’ tandem with Sara

Jordan Williams’ tandem with Sara – Photos by Ty Fels
Wyatt’s group

Wyatt’s Tandem – Photos by Robbie
Darren and Teal – Photo Doyley
Laura AFF Stage 2
Laura AFF Stage 3 – Photos by Sara
Ben AFF Stage 8 – Photo Doyley
Ben AFF Stage 9 – Photo Robbie
Ben Mooney – Completed his AFF Course
Robbie showing the parachute
Michael under canopy
Sam Hinde under canopy – Photos by Karen
Tumble exit – Photo Ty Fels

See ya!

Macca and the Ramblers Team.

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