On Monday, junior glider pilot Archie L completed his FAI Silver badge flying from Stratford on Avon Gliding Club. The FAI Silver badge requires that a sailplane pilot complete: A soaring flight of 5 hours duration.A cross-county flight of at … Continue reading
Congratulations to junior glider pilot Owen, 16, who flew his first solo flight today at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club! Owen took to the skies alone for the first time in Stratford’s K13 sailplane G-DCBW. Owen was checked out and … Continue reading
Yesterday, junior glider pilot Ben E completed his FAI Silver badge plus his UK 100km Diploma parts 1 & 2 during a flight from Stratford on Avon Gliding Club. The Silver badge requires: A height gain of 1000meters or more, … Continue reading
Congratulations to junior glider pilot Ed F who converted into Stratford on Avon Gliding club’s Astir CS77 today, launching from Snitterfield airfield. The Astir is Ed’s second single-seat glider type and presents a more complex type with retractable undercarriage and … Continue reading
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