Archive for June, 2019

Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st June 2019

Wednesday 19th.  8.1 mm of rain between 0600 to 1100 hrs delayed the start of flying until around 1400 hrs, the  wind being light from the NW until backing into the SSE late in the day.  The poor start to the day meant a lack of members on site, so the 5 ATs flown off […] Read More...

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Wednesday 12th to Tuesday 18th June 2019

Wednesday 12th.  A slow moving depression covered the UK, its apparently flabby appearence belying its heavy and continuous rain which led to flooding in some parts of the country.    Only 2.3 mm fell at site but it and its associated low cloud put paid to any hope of flying.  Ron Beezer's course members had […] Read More...

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Thursday 6th to Tuesday 11th June 2019

Thursday 6th.   A light S'ly, not a direction noted for good soaring weather, nevertheless did provide one today, with 34 ATs off runway 20, including 21 by private owners.   The 18 flights in excess of an hour ranged from the 6 hrs flown by Bill Payton and Chris Thirkell in Bill's DG1000t as they visited […] Read More...

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Friday 31st May to Wednesday 5th June 2109

Friday 31st May.  A day of moderate  WSW'ly winds that slowly backed into the SSW meant it was ATing off runway 24  into a cloudy sky, although later in the day the cloud started to break up and landings then were onto runway 20.  The portion of the main bowl between Gormire and the A170 […] Read More...

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