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Tuesday 21st Jan

Despite the frost, surprisingly warm in the bright sunshine and very picturesque flying, with fog in some of the valleys. One Trial Lesson, who we may well see again (he bought a logbook), two annual check flights for Brian and Simon did a circuit to keep current. Shame we didn’t have more trade. Sid ...
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Saturday 18th January 2020

For the first time in ages and ages we likely have  a number of flyable days in a row.  The BBC described it as the first substantial (1047 mbar) anti-cyclone since September. Steve Moss, Harry Bloxham and Norman Parry completed annual checks all having not flown in gliders for a little while.  All demonstrated they could still fly.  On the training front Peiman and Patrick both progressed.  A small handful of private gliders appeared, interesting because it wasn’t at all ...
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Work is continuing on the Old Flying Club Cafe at the BGGC. We are hoping to re-open the cafe in early February.

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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

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

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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

4 weeks 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

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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.

1 month 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

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Credit Tomáš Magnusek

2 months ago

Congratulations to Mark sent solo by Kevin yesterday.

2 months ago
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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.

2 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.

2 months ago
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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

2 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

2 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.

2 months ago
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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

2 months 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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3 months ago
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Unlimited Tea with every Full English Breakfast Monday to Friday!

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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

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

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