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Wed 5th Feb

Again surprisingly warm in the weak sunshine with no wind. Several check flights in the morning and then we ran out of steam by midday, so put everything away. A reminder that if you intend to fly Club gliders any day midweek, a good idea to let the office know beforehand, particularly if you will be arriving late. Sid ...
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25th / 26th January 2020

Saturday With a couple of trainees looking to fly Xtophe prepared the field when it was just flyable.  However by the time he was ready to launch the windmill had disappeared and the winch was fading from view.  So the toys went away. After that it became apparent that Kevin had got  the K21 into a state where it was ready to leave its place of warmth, hence so every thing came out including 2x tugs, with one propeller between ...
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The Old Flying Club

It's great to have you back! 😍☕🍰

Thankyou to everyone who came to see us over the weekend, its definately nice to be back. Remember we will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays until the ... See more

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Still thinking about your holiday options for this year? Why not try gliding?

If you have no previous experience, or maybe have been on other ... See more

1 week ago

We're pleased to announce that the Old Flying Club Cafe will re-open this Saturday (8th Feb 2020). Initially winter hours will be 10:00-15:00, Wed to ... See more

1 week ago

For those old enough to remember the TV series Shoestring: A windy day on an airfield. Is this NYM, and which episode was it from?

2 weeks ago
The Old Flying Club

The Cafe is still closed at the moment we hope to open again in Saturday 8th February. Thankyou for your understanding.
The Cafe Team.

4 weeks ago

Work is continuing on the Old Flying Club Cafe at the BGGC. We are hoping to re-open the cafe in early February.

1 month ago
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Want to improve your flying in 2020? Sign up to one of our Dedicated Learning Weeks.

The Learning Week Programme offers members of the BGGC (or ... See more

1 month ago
OFFER: 5-Day Gliding Courses at the Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club

Try a different type of holiday this year

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1 month ago
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We asked current Junior World Gliding Champion Jake Brattle why he enjoys being a gliding instructor. Jakes response makes it very clear that he ... See more

1 month ago

Merry Xmas to all members, everyone who has visited us and all our friends.

Sincere thanks to everyone who has helped keep the club running this ... See more

1 month ago
UK Junior Gliding

Great ridge flying in classic 1970's gliders, shame the reality is not quite so exotic on the ground!

How deliciously 70s. Derek Piggot, Andy Gough and Ralph Jones in a pair of Kestrels and a Nimbus 2 at Portmoak. Happy Friday.

2 months ago

Please be advised that The Old Flying Cafe will be closed from Sunday night 1st December 2019 to Sunday 12th January. We'll announce the re-opening ... See more

2 months ago
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3 months ago

Congratulations to Mark sent solo by Kevin yesterday.

3 months ago
British Gliding Association

Front row and centre! BGGC Committee attending the BGA Club Management Conference #BGAconf2019

160 club delegates at todays BGA Club Management Conference - main themes through the day are partnership working and the pilot pathway.

3 months ago
The Old Flying Club

New Cafe Opening Times-
Cafe will be closed on Mondays throughout the winter.
Sorry for any inconvenience.
Many thanks,
The Cafe Team.

3 months ago
British Gliding Association

If you fly gliders or towing aircraft, PLEASE read and share.

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3 months ago

Episode #6 of The Thermal is now available on your favourite podcast provider.
In this Episode of The Thermal, smashing records in the UK. We speak ... See more

3 months ago
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News from Denbigh mini exp

Amazing wave flight upto FL160. Thanks Denbigh gliding and Chris Gill for a great week and finally some wave.

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Congratulations to member Harry Bloxham on in his world and british records in his *other* glider.

After a few days in a row which promised a lot and delivered little, things finally came together yesterday on our last day flying! A 510km declared ... See more

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