Last weekend two of our junior glider pilots converted onto new sailplane types. First was junior pilot Ben L who, fresh from completing his Silver C in a single flight in our Astir CS-77, converted on Saturday to our LS4 … Continue reading
We had four more flying achievements in February this year… Junior glider pilot Ben L converted onto the club’s Astir CS77 G-FECO which is his first retractable-undercarriage and ballast-capable sailplane type. John H converted onto the club’s LS4 G-DEMG. David … Continue reading
At the end of February, Stratford Junior Sailplane Pilot Charlie W flew his first solo in K13 G-DCBW. Charlie was cleared for his first solo sailplane flight by senior full-cat instructor Andy S. Well done Charlie!
On Thursday 21st February, Barry P flew his first glider solo flight at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club. Barry was cleared for his first solo flight by senior Stratford full-cat instructor Allan W in K-13 G-DCBW. Well done Barry!
On Sunday, junior glider pilot Ed F flew solo for the first time at Stratford on Avon Gliding club making him the youngest solo pilot in the country! Ed was tested and authorised for his first solo by full-cat instructor … Continue reading
The CAA has notified the updated frequencies to be used by glider traffic from 3rd January 2019. The original frequencies and their updated frequencies are as follows: The complete list of sporting frequencies which will change are listed in CAP1606. … Continue reading
On bank holiday Monday, 15 year old junior glider pilot Ben L flew his first solo glider flight at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club! Earlier in the day, Ben flew with senior full-category instructor Allan W in a series of … Continue reading
Congratulation go to David R who on Thursday flew his first solo sailplane flight at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club. David flew with instructor Andy B in the morning as was referred to Stratford full-cat instructor Steve F in the … Continue reading
14 year old glider pilot Ben E has converted onto Stratford on Avon Gliding Club’s Astir single-seater today. Ben, who went solo only ten months ago on his 14th birthday at Snitterfield recently spent a week crewing for another Stratford … Continue reading
Well done to John R who went solo today at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club. His authorising full-cat was Steve F who sent him up the wire in K13 G-DCBW.