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
Today, junior pilot Jesal converted into Stratford Gliding Club’s LS4 G-DEMG. A new Cross-Country Endorsed Bronze C pilot, he’s aiming to join our other cross-country pilots flying tasks in it next season!
Yesterday Ben Edkins was sent on his first solo flight in a glider at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club on his 14th Birthday! Ben who has been flying with us for some time was put through his paces by senior … Continue reading
A 360 degree video of a K13 glider landing on a breezy day at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club filmed by one of our members. You’ll need to be using Chrome or Firefox browsers for this, Safari & Internet Explorer … Continue reading
A reminder from your CFI and Mike Fox about good approach control and the use of the airbrakes. See “Landing Lever and All That” by Mike Fox, the BGA training standards manager in BGA Training News 4. https://members.gliding.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2015/09/BGA-Training-News-Issue-4-2015.pdf
One of Stratford’s junior members, Richard C converted onto his first single-seat aircraft type today. Stratford’s 16-meter K18. Richard converts onto the K18 Richard C converted onto his first single-seat aircraft today. Stratford's K18!#typeconversion #pilot #gliding Posted by Stratford on … Continue reading
Today saw the first day of operating the club’s LS4, 9 pilots flew the glider and it did 11 launches and flew for 209 minutes. Everyone that flew the LS4 was delighted with the flying characteristics along with the gliders … Continue reading