Peter C recorded his first solo in a glider using an action camera mounted in the back of K-13 G-CHSM. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLvbcqiiHGI[/youtube] You can read more about Peter’s first solo glider flight here.
Two days and two new solo pilots! Today, Peter C went solo after patiently waiting for a day with suitable weather. Peter was checked-out by CFI Steve Brown with a series of simulated launch failures and handling exercises before being … Continue reading
Today Neil Croxford, father of junior member Richard, flew his first solo flight in a glider. Despite a wet (but thankfully quickly drying) field, the decision was made to fly. After being put through the mill by Allan W, Neil … Continue reading
Ashley V flew his first solo flight today at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club. Junior member Ashley was sent solo after final check flights by senior instructor Mike C in K13 G-DCBW.
Today, Richard Croxford completed his first solo flight at Stratford Upon Avon Gliding Club. Richard who is 15 years old is our youngest ever solo pilot and we believe only the 20th under-16 BGA solo glider pilot. Richard was sent … Continue reading
It is with deep sadness that I have to inform you of the death of Phil Pickett. He, along with his wife and committee member Liz, were involved in a motorcycle accident on Tuesday whilst on holiday in Ibiza. Liz … Continue reading
In addition to being open this coming Saturday & Sunday as normal, the Club will also be open on Good Friday and Easter Monday. John D has kindly offered to run the field on Friday and Nick J has offered … Continue reading
Stratford on Avon Gliding Club will running Bronze Theory Lecture Evenings again in 2014 for aspiring Bronze/LAPL(S) pilots and those pilots wishing to refresh their theoretical knowledge. There will be an opportunity to take the Bronze Theory Exam on the … Continue reading
We will be open for flying on Bank Holiday Monday. Subject to the weather, visitors will be welcome to come along and experience flying in a glider from just £40. Call 01789 731 095 on the day to check the … Continue reading
Congratulations to John G who made his first solo flight in Stratford’s K13 G-DCBW yesterday! John was sent solo by Allan W after the required grueling set of checks on the day.