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Wed 5th Feb

Again surprisingly warm in the weak sunshine with no wind. Several check flights in the morning and then we ran out of steam by midday, so put everything away. A reminder that if you intend to fly Club gliders any day midweek, a good idea to let the office know beforehand, particularly if you will be arriving late. Sid ...
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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.ย  However by the time he was ready to launch the windmill had disappeared and the winch was fading from view.ย  So the toys went away. After that it became apparent that Kevin had gotย  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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