Archive for October, 2019

Wednesday 16th to Friday 18th October 2019

Wednesday 16th.  Low cloud and rain in the morning cleared away to the NE allowing brighter skies to develop and flying to get underway around 1430  hrs from runway 24, as the initially moderate, SE'ly flow veered into the WSW.    Only 4 ATs were flown, all in K21 JVZ, with the visitors from the […] Read More...

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Thursday 10th to Tuesday 15th October 2019

Thursday 10th.  A moderate and at times moderate to fresh WSW'ly meant a winching/hill soaring day with 3 private owners taking advantage and 2 contributing  to the 4 flights of over an hour that were flown.   Mr Crump in his DG200 had the longest flight of the day, 1:47, being closely followed by Ron Beezer […] Read More...

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Sunday 6th to Wednesday 9th October 2019

Sunday 6th.   A day of low cloud and rain, 30 mm of the latter, meant it was a non-flying day. Monday 7th.  The low cloud persisted and  althouth the rain  had become light and patchy,  it was another non-flying day.  Tuesday 8th. A moderate to fresh SW'ly provided of day of hill, thermal and for […] Read More...

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Sunday 29th September to Saturday 5th October 2019

Sunday 29th.   An Atlantic depression and its accompanying fronts meant it was a dull and wet day at Sutton, with 23.4 mm of rain recorded and not surprisingly, no flights. Monday 30th.   Sunday's depression had moved off to the east leaving the site in an unstable, light to moderate WNW'ly flow that provided some limited […] Read More...

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