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Tuesday 16th

2 days in to Dedicated Training Week no.4, and more nice soaring weather for the trainees. 2 days of members setting off on various Xcountry tasks. Today also saw Harry Bloxham achieve his 300km (did I mention that he also won the UK paragliding championship held in Spain last week!) Mike Coupe (another paragliding person) flew 2 hrs today in the baby Grob, after only soloing a couple of weeks ago! Lucien Iorga flew the K8 to Lasham, to complete ...
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Monday 15 July

Firstly many thanks for Ian Hey for having his arm twisted to come and tow and to Gordon for winching on his day off and clearing Brian to winch.  This enabled the rest of us to fly.  Many of the experienced pilots winged a lot at the low cloud base (1800′ at the start) and abandoned tasks to come home.  Oli flew 300 and Ben flew nearly 200 while flying 5 hours to complete his Silver in MY so he ...
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Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Congratulations to Lucian who did over 100km in Ka8 CMN achieveing his Silver 50km and retrieving the Wooden Plate from Lasham. The plate is now ... See more

3 days ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Congratulations to 17 year old Ben Payne (pictured right) who completed his 5 hours yesterday thus achieving his Silver C. He began his flight team ... See more

1 week ago

The gliders are ready, winch and tug ready, who is going to save this instructor from boredom

1 week ago

Some light maintenance on the club trailer this Thursday evening

1 week ago
Larry

A successful day today, with 2 x first solos for Joanna Savage and Mike Coupe, and a second solo and conversion to Grob 102 single seater for Robin ... See more

2 weeks ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

July is proving to be a great month so far with over 8000K on the ladder in 3 days!

Check out this spectacular view of Worthy Farm. Can you spot ... See more

2 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

We had an unexpected visitor yesterday #seaplane #gliding #airfieldlife #pilotlife #segelfliegen 📷 @scotttydo0

2 weeks ago
Stroud Area Photos & Cotswold Picture Postcards

Gliding at Nympsfield postcard.

2 weeks ago
Photos from Bristol and Gloucestershire Gliding Club's post

Definitely a day for bunking off work. Tomorrow's looking promising too! Lots of good ladder entries, local soaring with friends and trial flights ... See more

2 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Congratulations to @olisummerell. Our first scholarship cadet to achieve his Basic Instructor rating at 18.

3 weeks ago
Timeline Photos

Our very own #juniorpilot @olisummerell stormed a 270K task for #sidstaskweek coming 2nd for the day with a speed of 80.2kph.

Well done Oli! ... See more

1 month ago
Timeline Photos

Fed up of the current weather and feeling groundsick? Things are set to get better. #weatherwoes #groundsickness #pilotlife #segelfliegen ... See more

1 month ago

Well done to 14 years-old cadet Ed Swift who went solo in the K21, converted to the K8 and then had a 35-minute soaring flight on Sunday.

1 month ago
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Sunday Memeday

1 month ago
British Gliding Association

Congratulations to Robin Looms (pictured left) who's flown his first #solo glider flight.

Robin, a commercial pilot, was sent solo by instructor ... See more

1 month ago
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.

2 months ago
BGGC Annual Awards Ceremony

Photographs Courtesy of Seb Smaka & Bob Page

2 months ago
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