Flying

Sunday 15th July,

It’s starting to get repetitive.  Another stunning day. Alison did her first 600km flight.  Tim did another 600.  Trevor did 590ish.  Steve did 500 starting at 13:45 and then had an epic time getting past Cheltenham landing at 19:35.  Numerous other 300, 400 & 500km flights.  Mark C had an introduction to XC flight in the DG with a trip to Grafham water. Seb worked for 5 hours to sort ...
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Saturday 14th July

Another stunning day.  Trevor currently tops the ladder with 581km, Tim went a little further, but needed a mug of petrol to get home.  Steve and Russ did 500km, a number completed the smaller 420km task, including Will in the DG.  Alison ran the field and completed Ben’s Bronze C with his flying test.  Oli flew MY and then took over from Gavin in the winch.  Jordan tugged and Simon ...
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Club News and Social

Saturday 26th May

Murky grey low stratus that only cleared mid PM and even then with atrocious visibility, so no flying despite some enthusiastic new pupils who hung around for most of the day. Quite a bit of glider fettling and many thanks to Neil and team who spent the day filling potholes in the winch track and carpark. Sid (on behalf of a rather bruised and battered Alison – it wasn’t me..!! ...
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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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