Flying

RAF Brize Norton ACP Feedback Report

RAF Brize Norton and its consultants have finished analysing the results of the feedback on the proposed airspace changes. The response was overwhelmingly negative and Brize are re-thinking their proposal. However they have rejected many of the suggestions made and will be going ahead to submit a reworked design to the CAA for approval. It is not clear at this stage whether this re-work will take into account any of ...
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Friday 5th October

A flat tail wheel meant we were down to no aircraft for a while! However with a new tube we completed a number of aerotows on behalf of ‘The Spirit of Aviation’. Pretty gloppy to start with but nice by the end.  Thanks to Jon, Roy, Steve and Tye for a couple of winch launches at the end.  Looks like an indoor day tomorrow. Greg ...
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Club News and Social

Wednesday 10th October

Despite the rather brisk southerly, dreadful visibility and only one glider available, Dave Ascroft and I managed to get all eleven Bristol Uni Aerospace students flown (all 3000ft tows). Dave P and Ben also did some flying in the Baby Grob – thanks to both for also helping out with the student group. Sid ...
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Sunday 5th Aug

Surprisingly quiet for such a promising day – an initial grid of only seven..! Very good conditions over the cotswolds and to the northeast with several 300k+ flights into that area. Tim managed a 500k round the birmingham zone. Thanks to Alan M. who soldiered on his own instructing and special thanks to Kev who winched us all before setting off from behind the grid. Thanks also to Seb who ...
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Other News

2017 Staff Instructor – FILLED

The committee are aware of how disruptive a lack of a weekday instructor has been to our trainee pilots this year and are fully committed to finding someone as soon as we can. To give ourselves the best chance of finding someone we have already started looking using our contacts and will shortly be circulating other clubs. If anyone knows any Instructor who may be interested please get them to ...
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