Archive for July, 2017

Sunday July 2nd 2017

An optimistic briefing anticipated a good soaring day with wave.  Thermals and hill lift were sometimes unpredictable and difficult to use so wave contact was not always easy. Most launches  were by aerotow (27) but 11 pilots used the winch with most eventually getting away. All four 2-seaters were in demand with several of these […] Read More...

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Saturday 1st July

Saturday 1st.  A temporary ridge between two cold fronts promised, and delivered, a nice soaring day. Derek and Morag Jones, very experienced aviators from Norfolk, stayed on after their weeks course and were rewarded by a number of gliding opportunities. After a couple of short chk flights Morag had three solo flights in K21 KLW, […] Read More...

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Monday 26th June – Friday 30th June

Monday 25th: Good soaring conditions were forecast and happily eventuated leading to a busy day. The first launches into a promising sky were by two private owners declaring long tasks to the south. Rob Bailey got as far as Scunthorpe in his ASG29T before retreating back north due to ominous spreadout S of the Humber. […] Read More...

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