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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Friday 29th to Saturday 30th July 2022

Friday 29th.  Another spell of overnight rain that lasted until 1100 hrs, delayed flying until around 1315 hrs, the light to moderate S'ly slowly veering into the SW as the skies cleared and thermic activity began around 1430 hrs.  18 ATs were flown off runway 20 behind the Eurofox, with 6 flights equalling or exceeding […] Read More...

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Thursday 28th July 2022

Thursday 28th.  Rain from 0400 to 1300 hrs delayed the start of flying until around 1415 hrs and left a legacy of a high overcast and little demand for flying as a light to moderate SSE'ly blew.  Consequently, ATs off runway 20 were limited to 5, three for First Flight pupils and two by visitor […] Read More...

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Sunday 24th to Wednesday 27th July 2022

Sunday 24th.  A moderate to fresh SSW'ly slowly backed into the S over the course of the day, the day's 12 winch launches and 1 AT off runway 24 leading to 9 flights of over 30 minutes, with 4 greater than an hour. Lift was available in both hill and thermal guises, with the White […] Read More...

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Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd July 2022

Thursday 21st.   A light to moderate N'ly slowly veered into the SE as overcast skies led to a day of extended circuits off runways 02 and 06, with landings on every available runway.  The day's 14 ATs were principally for 8 First Flight pupils and a Day Course pupil, who, because of the low flight […] Read More...

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Sunday 17th to Wednesday 20th July 2022

Sunday 17th,  A light to moderate SSE'ly slowly declined to become light, as early morning rain eased allowing flying  to commence around 1045 hrs.  K21s FYF and KLW provided the day's 10 launches off runway 20, all but one being for First Flight pupils, the exception being Paul Whitehead and YGC member John Dore who […] Read More...

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Wednesday 13th to Saturday 16th July 2022

Wednesday 13th.  The high remained in charge of the weather, so it was a day of blue skies, Cumulus and a light to moderate W'ly, the latter determining that ATing operations were off runway 24 with 35 launches, 13 by private owners.  Soaring conditions were good with cloud base rising to 5,500 to 6,000' asl […] Read More...

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