Flying

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 ...
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Club News and Social

Sun 27th Oct

Bright and sunny with a light northerly that didn’t quite make the ridge work. A full team and a steady days instructing interspersed with some BI training for Ben until bad light stopped play ...
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Wednesday 23 Oct

I was wrong. I would have scrubbed this morning if I could have done but 11 students were already on there way.  We towed the gliders out in fog so thick that we nearly got lost on the airfield.  At 1 o’clock it cleared, at 1.15 the high cover from the approaching front cut off what little heat there was from the sun so if it hadn’t cleared by then ...
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Other News

October Dates for the Diary

Just a reminder, as notified in recent emails, please reserve two dates for your diary in October
  • Saturday 12th Oct 2019 at 6:00 pm there will be a formal General Meeting to discuss and vote on the future direction for aero-tow provision at Nympsfield
  • Saturday 19th Oct 2019 at 6:00 pm there will be an informal meeting to discuss how we structure volunteer assistance to launching, use of rota’s, ...
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