Monday 22nd November 2021

Posted: 22/11/2021 19:36

Monday 22nd.  High pressure was in charge with the result a light wind day and blue skies.  Operations were initnally off 02 into a NW'ly breeze and this applied for 8 of the day's 11 ATs, the final 3 being off 20 as the wind dropped.  In the absence of any lift most pilots resorted to tows to 2,500 or 3,000' QFE to extend flight times with 3 First Flight pupils and some instructor training/checks flown.  John Carter and Laurie Clark managed 25 minutes,the best of the day with  most of the other flights being around 20 minutes.  Phil Turning had 2 flights in the Astir after an earlier check flight with John Tayler in the DG500 gradually increasing his flight times from 19, via 20 to 22 minutes, ie steady progress. 

This blog describes a snippet of life at the Yorkshire Gliding Club. Why not take a flight and try it yourself, or we can teach you to fly as a full club member.

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