Flying

Sunday – 15th October

A pretty grey start with low cloud, southerly wind and drizzle. The forecast was set to improve, although never likely to be winchable, so we got the toys out & DI’d everything in case a suitable slot arrived. We eventually took the first launch at about 11:00 just to see how bad the launches and landings were. As it turned out the launch & approach were fine, but cloudbase was ...
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Thursday Evening – 12th Oct

With Ian H still away on “holiday” the Thurday evening party was split in two. Martin, Peter & Andrew W helped Kevin with the annual on Carol’s turbo. Xtophe, Tony G, Jake & Dave Parsons sorted the undercarriage & doors on the club LS4 Carol cooked. The plan is still to get the DG derigged by the end of the weekend, to start the Annual next Thurs, and to throw ...
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Club News and Social

Sat 21st Oct – Planning Meeting

Just (another!) reminder of the planning meeting this saturday for all members. Start time is 17:00, and  the Cafe will be doing members food from the end of the meeting (scheduled for 20:00). Please come along and have your say – this is an important discussion for the future of the club ...
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Wednesday 6th Sept

The solid stratus took its time to clear and the ridge only worked intermittently during the morning, which prevented Oli from succeeding in his 5-hour attempt. But by early afternoon it brightened up with some patchy thermal and a reliable ridge,. A fairly busy day’s instructing and everyone got flown by the time the hangar doors shut at 5:30. Several private owners launched, but in the end only Andy in ...
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Other News

Staff Instructor

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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