Flying

Evening Parties – 9th 10th Aug

Thursday 9th – After last week’s delay doing the wheel bearings of the DG, work continued with the K8 (DUK). Most of the ADs / Inspections have been done & things have started to be put back together. Tony, Ian Kevin & Chaiman Andrew worked in the tug hangar, Carol worked in the member’s kitchen. (Xtophe & Peter F away at the Club Class Nats) Friday 10th – Graham away ...
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Nymspfield on TV!

If you missed it there was a short glimpse of Nympsfield on Channel 4 last night as presenter Arthur Williams dropped into us in his yellow cub to talk to Rupert about Hercules Propellers. Nice program with lots of shots of the local area from the air. https://www.channel4.com/programmes/flying-across-britain-with-arthur-williams/on-demand/65680-001 ...
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Club News and Social

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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Tuesday 17th July

A busy day despite there only being 3 genuine pupils, who were flown to a standstill. The K8 and Baby Grob also came out for some circuit bashing. Thanks to Tye out new midweek winch driver, who managed very well for his first day winching on his own, including some prefectly timed ‘awkward height’ simulated power failures. Sid ...
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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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