Archive for February, 2019

Thursday 14th to Saturday 17th February 2019

Thursday 14th.  The wind  had become a light to moderate SSE'ly that slowly backed into the ESE as high pressure continued to dominate the weather and bring unseasonal warmth to the UK.  A thin high cover didn't detract from a predominately sunny day, but it was not one that produced any significant soaring opportunities, so flights […] Read More...

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Thursday 7th to Wednesday 13th February 2019

Thursday 7th.  Early morning rain from a light WSW'ly air flow ceased around 1000 hrs, having deposited 17.8 mm, but the clrearance led to the wind increasing to become moderate to fresh with gusts into the high 20's, these conditions being considered to be too rough for flying. Friday 8th.  The windiness of Thursday continued […] Read More...

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Thursday 31st January to Wednesday 6th February 2019

Thursday 31st.  Freezing fog remained in place all day in the Vales of York and Pickering, but its northern limit was just to the south of Sutton Bank, which had bright sunshine all day and enough visible fields to allow flying to take place.  4 ATs resulted off runway 20 of the snow covered airfield, […] Read More...

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