Flying

Saturday 23rd Sunday 24th September

Saturday. With a brisk southerly the winch crew, despite being ready and willing, were not called upon.  Will underwent non-launch related training.  P70 got a lot of attention before being cleared to fly. There were a limited number of takers for Russ’s services, not surprising in the conditions. Steve tugged. A special thanks to Jon Timpany who hung his BI’ing googles up after many years.  Over the last 5 years ...
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Friday 22nd September

A bright start, but w an increasing southerly meant we were limited to aerotowing. Andy D flew a visitor whilst Tom took a couple of trips in EKF. The main activity in the afternoon saw a dozen pupils from 3 Bristol schools flying as a part of the Spirit of Aviation.  All had an fun time. I think!  They’ll be back in a couple of weeks. Thanks to Andy for ...
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Club News and Social

Wednesday 20th Sept

The increasingly brisk SSWesterly prevented winching, but Andy Smart provided the several aerotows, including one trial lesson. The unpromising skies even brightened up enough early PM for some weak thermal with Tom having the longest flight in EKF. Doors were shut by 3pm as the increasingly turbulent conditions discouraged further flying. Sid ...
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Tuesday 12th Sept

A bright start attracted several members out for Club flying, but only Dave in ‘OD’ represented the Private Owners, completing a very well timed Club 100k, landing just as the showers hit. Everyone got flown, some several times, before the increasingly gusty southwesterly made further flying ill-advised. As a footnote: can we make sure parachutes etc. are removed from Club gliders at the end of the day please – two ...
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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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