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Evening Parties – Thurs 12th / Friday 13th

Another busy Thursday with work progressing on the Big Grob trailer and the K8. The trailer is still nearly there with just a few tweaks required before the cladding goes back. Kevin worked on the Fus of the K8, Ian H on the wings and the Gillett family sorted the tailplane & elevator. Mostly paperwork & reassembly needed before the Annual is complete. Hopefully we will be able to rig & measure deflections next weekend (21st / 22nd) Friday (13th) ...
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Sunday 8th Sept

A day of two halves The start of the day was less promising than forecast, but a substantial grid squatted & waited for things to improve. Kevin started the day in the big grob, with check flights for Cadet Patrick Riggall who then flew P70 solo for the first time (x2). David Jesty flew the DG505 with Liam. Kevin then prised Patrick back out of P70 for check flights with Tibor after a bit of a layoff, before sending him ...
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