Thursday 23rd to Saturday 24th May 2024

Thursday 23rd. The aftermath of Wednesday's low pressure was a low overcast and occasional showers, the low overcast being primarily the reason for a non-flying day. Friday 24th.  It was again a predominately a cloudy day as a light to moderate SSW'ly blew.  However, the cloud base was high enough for flying and some weak […] Read More...

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Tuesday 21st to Wednesday 22nd May 2024

Tuesday 21st.  Some early morning rain and low cloud delayed the start of flying until around midday and the skies remained cloudy all day, restricting soaring opportunities.  Of the 13 ATs off runway 02, only one, that of Barry Kerby/Barry Monslow in Barry's DuoDiscus t exceeded 30 minutes, their 1:30 flight, which took in visits […] Read More...

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Sunday 19th to Monday 20th May 2024

Sunday 19th.  The light to moderate N'ly flow continued, but this time not accompanied by low cloud so flying got underway around 1030 hrs and continued until around 1630, with 28 ATs flown off runway 02.  The day proved to be limited in soaring terms with only 5 of the day's flights exceeding 30 minutes, […] Read More...

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Wednesday 15th to Saturday 18th May 2024

Wednesday 15th.  A cool, light to moderate ESE'ly was accompanied by low cloud that didn't clear until midday, allowing flying to commence around 1315 with 9 ATs off runway 20.   What lift there was seemed concentrated between site and Sutton Village, with visitor Malcom Guard in his Vega 15 m having the longest flight of […] Read More...

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Monday 13th to Tuesday 14th May 2024

Monday 13th.  Another sunny but hazy day  with sufficient Cumulus to provide soaring conditions that enabled 16 flights out of the 22 flown to exceed 30 minutes, with 7 exceeding an hour as a light to moderate SSE'ly blew all day.  There were 12 private owner launches plus 2 for First Flight pupils, with private […] Read More...

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Sunday 12th May, 2024

Sunday 12th.  A declining anticyclone meant of day of hazy sunshine and little lift, with only one of the day's 15 ATs leading to a flight of over 30 minutes.  Only the two K21s were flown, with the launch total including 6 for First Flight pupils with 5 of these having 19 to 22 minutes, […] Read More...

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Wednesday 8th May and Thursday 9th May 2024

Wednesday gave us 16 aerotows with some soaring, the star performances again came from Bob Calvert and Dean Crosby, Bob used his engine to access mid level wave, climbing to around 7500 in his 5hr flight, Dean stayed more local in his flight of just under 2 hours.   Thursday gave us 19 aerotows into […] Read More...

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Tuesday 7th May 2024

Today gave some soaring for most of the 6 flights during the day shift and some of the 11 Tuesday evening group's flights. Bob Calvert flew his Discus 2ct around the Pocklington and York areas in his 3hr 40 minute flight. Dean Crosby launched at 3:40pm after resolving a few technical issues, Guy suggested a […] Read More...

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Saturday 4th May to Monday 6th May 2024

The club hosted this year's Interclub League over the Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 4th May Disappointing weather meant no flying. Sunday 5th May Some soaring was possible, 29 aerotows resulted in many flights of around 20 minutes duration and only a few attempts at the task. Pocklington aerotowed a K21 to Sutton Bank which flew […] Read More...

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Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd May 2024

Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd May 2024 Wednesday 1st May A gentle north easterly allowed 9 aerotows on runway 02. Bas Sonnefeld rejoined and after a 5 year break, he did several flights in JVZ and KLW with Andrew Watson and Guy Hartland culminating in a resolo, the other flights being three for Les Briston […] Read More...

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