Safety Notices

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Some sobering reading.
USHGA 2010 Safety report  

GIN Harnesses - November 2013:
Verso 2, Yeti Convertible, Gingo 2, Genie 4, Gingo Air light, Switch , BASIS, Genie Race, Gingo Air light II, Verso, Genie Race II, Safari Passenger , Safari Pilot, Genie lite.

Gin Gliders have become aware of that in certain test scenarios, deployment of a rescue parachute can become more difficult than in the static scenario used in the certification process. This is especially so with customers using non-Gin Gliders rescues with larger packing volumes. Read the full safety note here.

GIN Airlite Harness - April 2013

Gin have announced a recall of some of their Airlite harnesses for factory inspection.
Full details here and here (under the support tab).

Overtaking on a ridge - February 2012

Change of protocol. All members are reminded to read and digest the information regarding this on page 10 of the February 2012 Skywings. If in doubt or in need of further assistance in understanding this, please check with Roy M, an instructor or any of our coaches.