Archive for August, 2022

Sunday 7th to Tuesday 9th August 2022

Sunday 7th. A light to moderate W'ly blew all day but not of sufficient strength for winching, the day's 22 AT launches resulting in 17 flights of over 30 minutes with 7 over an hour, wave being a feature of many of these.  Nobody went too far but those climbing to over 5,000' asl included […] Read More...

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Thursday 4th to Saturday 6th August 2022

Thursday 4th.  Sunny skies and cumulus as a moderate W'ly slowly veered into the WSW saw plenty of activity at the launch point  and good soaring conditions for those on cross countries. Initially the conditions led to winching off runway 24, this being the case for the morning but it was ATing for the rest […] Read More...

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Tuesday 2nd to Wednesday 3rd August 2022

Tuesday 2nd.  A light to moderate SW'ly blew all day with overcast skies, with rain and low cloud delaying the start of flying until 1445 hrs.  The weather caused the Tuesday night flying to be cancelled, but some members didn't get the message and so turned up, enabling flying to continue until the last landing […] Read More...

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Monday 1st August 2022

Monday 1st August.  A light to moderate WSW'ly blew, slowly backing into the SSW as fronts advanced from the west, bringing in a high overcast by late afternoon.  Cumulus blossomed early, leading to a busy trailer park and eventually 12 private owner launches out of 37 on the day off runway 24.  A number of […] Read More...

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