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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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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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Of course personal safety and well-being during the national COVID19 emergency is everyones priority. Gliding can wait.

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As you can see in the post before this the BGGC are suspending flying activity as of 22nd March 2020 due to the latest guidance on Corvid-19. We ... See more

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We're pleased to announce that the Club Class Nationals WILL go ahead at Nympsfield this summer with Andy Davis as Championship Director. Please note ... See more

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