Flying Report 9/7/15

Today turned out rather blue with few cumulus. Fairly fast climbs were coupled with equally fast and extensive sink later on.

Several pilots planned and launched on a 500km+ task. Snitterfield SW > Cambridge West > Great Malvern > Bedford Bridge > Snitterfield SW.

Mike C in an LS10, Barry & Barry in a Duo and visiting Jack T in an LS8 aborted the task at various stages but Stratford’s junior pilot Daniel Brown in a LAK 19 & Andy B in an LS8 continued round.

Andy came back first having reached all turn points and Daniel Brown struggled along the last leg to complete his first 500km task flight.

Andy B’s flight: http://www.bgaladder.co.uk/dscore.asp?FlightID=55080

Daniel Brown’s Flight: http://www.bgaladder.co.uk/dscore.asp?FlightID=55082

Well done to those who tried and those who succeeded!Dan & Jack after the 500km

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