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Dedicated learning week 2

So, with an uncertain start to the week weatherwise, we’ve had a glorious week, full of hot sunny, thermic flying days. Lots of long soaring flights had by all. Peiman Moradi is enjoying his solo and beyond package, and has made great progress. Dave Sproxton has returned to gliding after a long lay-off, and was also sent solo (twice!). Robin Looms is a PPL holding commercial pilot, and after conquering the use of the rudder and not ‘flying-on’, I sent ...
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Sunday 19th May

The day after the night before.ย  Quiet after the awards evening. Training, a full set of trial lessons, Tibor converted to the K8.ย  Mark, Max and Eddy progressed their training.ย  Jacob woke me up with a launch failure choice leading to an exciting half a circuit. Rob continues to consider the virtues of the next step onย  the instructor ladder. Graham flew the Eurofox, Chris lent a hand instructing and Xtophe drove the winch. Dave polished the LS4 underside, a ...
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Thermalling with others

A bit of video about how to keep opposite the other glider when thermalling with others. SF25c 2000 and RF4 with both their engines stopped.

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BGGC Annual Awards Ceremony

Photographs Courtesy of Seb Smaka & Bob Page

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Meet our 2019 Staff Instructor Larry Lawes.

Larry started with the Royal Air Force Air Cadets, went solo at Manston in a T31 in 1980. Spent 23 yrs ... See more

I sent Simon Ford solo today. He is an experienced paraglider pilot, with several hundred hours. He is halfway through this year's first 'dedicated ... See more

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If you want to have dedicated training from our excellent resident instructor Larry Lawes then as a member you too can book onto one of our dedicated ... See more

I sent Simon Ford on his first Solo today in a sailplane
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Making the most of a good location, a great photographer and a miracle working hair and make up artist while I had the chance!

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*JUNIOR NATIONALS 2019- TWO-SEATER APPLICATIONS OPEN*

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