Flying

Saturday 18th Nov

A grey but mostly dry start. The toys were extracted and DI’d but then repacked when the first bits of drizzle started. The forecast was for the drizzle to clear about lunchtime, so everyone held on looking hopeful. The drizzle did stop just after lunch, but unfortunately was replaced by proper rain. The monopoly players moved upstairs to play pool but when the airfield finally disappeared with cloud down on ...
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A grand day out in November.

A day of firsts. A lovely Autumn day – 4 mile highs conducted by Dave Parsons on his first day out as BI – another first; Nick Wall flew his new glider; -Ray Payne and Jimmy Young fettled their new gliders. 19 instructional flights and 14 solo flights – one of them another first solo (congratulations to Henry Mo). Thanks to Andy Smart and to Tommy for the launches. Thanks to Dave Ascroft for a busy ...
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Club News and Social

AGM – 16th December

A date for your diaries – which will be confirmed shortly with a formal notification. Our 2017 AGM is planned for Sat 16th December. As per the club rules the committee comes up for re-election at each AGM, we expect that this year 3 members will not be offering themselves for re-election and there are potential vacancies for the posts of Vice Chairman, Operations/Marketing and Estates. The members standing down ...
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Winch Drivers Needed

Hi all,   As we get closer to winter, now is the perfect time to start winch training. We currently have 3 new trainees well on the way to becoming winch drivers, but we are still searching for more. Each day of driving the winch will get you free flying!    To drive the winch, you must be over 16 years of age. There are no other requirements.   To start your training, ...
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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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