Flying

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 ...
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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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Club News and Social

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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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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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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