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Wed 13th Nov, all systems go!

A busy day with Tim, Dave A & Geralyn flying the Bristol Aerospace students, the cafe nicely full of visiting motorcyclists and the work group active.  Richard S. filled up more holes in the track; a lot of work has been put into fixing holes on the track so PLEASE DRIVE SLOWLY  on the perimeter track – the suggested speed limit is a maximum not a target, a brisk walking pace is sensible around an airfield. Gill & Julian tidied ...
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Mon 11th Nov: “Start your engines”

A small group turned up to take advantage of Gordon’s kind offer to turn up and winch on Monday. Despite a slightly unpromising start a handful of gliders launched. The local ridge proved reasonably reliable and managed to avoid most of the showers. Elsewhere the story was not quite so straightforward. A few pilots visited Bath successfully at least once, but eventually all those who ventured away from the local ridge required a bit of assistance from the Iron Thermal ...
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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.

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British Gliding Association

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

Apologies for using social media to cover such a serious topic, but this is very ... See more

1 week 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

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Oli

News from Denbigh mini exp

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

2 weeks ago
Harry

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

2 weeks ago

Looking for a Christmas present? We are offering a free £10 voucher for the cafe with every trial lesson bought between now and the end of 2019.
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4 weeks ago
The Old Flying Club

Unlimited Tea with every Full English Breakfast Monday to Friday!

1 month ago
British Gliding Association

If you've seen our pictures of gliders above the clouds and wondered how they got there, read on (thanks Imperial College gliding club website for ... See more

1 month ago
British Gliding Association

A declared 300km ridge task flown by the Bristol and Gloucester gliding club chairman today in his ... See more

1 month ago

Another full day's work on the the South Hangar end wall replacement project, both end walls are now completed. Today's team was Tim, Larry & ... See more

1 month ago

Thursday... work continues on the South Hanger with Tim, Julian, Alan, Larry and Ray. By the time the rain arrived all the supporting structure was ... See more

1 month ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Shout out to our resident University Club @bristolunigliding who shared our love of gliding and Nympsfield with the latest freshers today!

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1 month ago
Gliding and General Aviation Memes

We could try poking it once on a while

#gagam

2 months ago
Timeline Photos

Thanks for looking after me @lashamglidingsociety but I'll be going home now. Thanks Lucian for coming to pick me up! #gliding #bga #woodenplate ... See more

2 months ago
Timeline Photos

Congratulations to one of our cadets, Patrick, who flew solo today at 15! A fantastic achievement. #gliding #bga #naturalhigh #avgeek #cotswoldlife

2 months ago
Woodchester Mansion

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Woodchester Park Footpath Closures.
Access to the Mansion from the National Trust car park is NOT AFFECTED.
Major forestry works start next week to ... See more

2 months ago

the moment of commitment to go to the Isle of Wight

2 months ago

A trip to the Isle of Wight.

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