Archive for December, 2018

Sunday 9th to Wednesday 12th December 2018

Sunday 9th.  A sunny day enabled flying to commence around 1030 hrs off runway 24, as a light to moderate NW'ly blew  and a number of students from Durham University GC took advantage of the conditions to fly.  The wind veered more into the N around midday, so after 4 ATs off runway 24, operations […] Read More...

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Wednesday 5th to Saturday 8th December 2018

Wednesday 5th.  The site was affected by a vigorous depression that brought the usual mixture of low cloud and rain that lasted all of the day, so that there was no flying. Thursday 6th.  Low cloud meant it was almost a non-flying day but a clearance tempted Andy Evans to take a flight in the Falke, […] Read More...

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Wednesday 28th November to Tuesday 4th December 2018

Wednesday 28th.  Storm Diane brought a succession of fronts across the UK, the associated low cloud and rain,  together with strong and gusty SE'ly winds, ensuring it was a non-flying day. Thursday 29th.  Another windy and wet day in the aftermath of storm Diane led to a further non-flying day.  A clearance around 1300 hrs lead […] Read More...

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