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.
Congratulations to junior glider pilot Alistair who went solo on Saturday at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club. Alistair was sent solo by senior instructor Andy S on a very hot day at Snitterfield Airfield.
Well done to 14 year old Ben Edkins who converted on Stratford Gliding Club’s K21 G-CGAG on Sunday. Ben originally went solo in one of Stratford’s K13 gliders on his 14th birthday in October 2016 and the K21 is his … Continue reading
Thanks to the help of Phil, Dan and Monsy, the airfield weather station now has a new anemometer and batteries and is back up and working again. The pole is heavier than we remembered!
Stratford on Avon Gliding Club for many years utilised a double-decker bus as a ‘control’ vehicle for the airfield. Our second such bus was ‘138’ an ex Plymouth Transport Leyland Atlantean. The bus system had it’s shortcomings, especially the weight … Continue reading