Archive for May, 2023

Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th May 2023

Thursday 4th.  A moderate E'ly blew all day bringing in variable amounts of cloud and  a cloud base that was low to start but gradually rose to around 3,500' asl.  The conditions did not, however, temp anyone to fly. Friday 5th.  Overnight rain continued through the morning until around 1300 hrs, the cloud then breaking […] Read More...

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Tuesday 2nd to Wednesday 3rd May 2023

Tuesday 2nd.  A light to moderate SSE'ly blew all day, bringing overcast skies that ruled out convection, although cloud base slowly rose from around 2,000' to around 5,000' asl.  In spite of a lack of soaring opportunities, and helped by the Tuesday evening group's contribution, the day's launch total off runway 20 was 27, although […] Read More...

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Saturday 29th April to Monday 1st May 2023

Saturday 29th.  A light to moderate N'ly brought in a low overcast, the result of a slow moving occluded front which kept the site in cloud for most of the day, so there was no flying. Sunday 30th.  The occluded front was still in the vicinity, so although the wind had become a light to […] Read More...

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