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 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
Congratulation to Ed who flew his first sailplane solo flight at Stratford on Avon Gliding Club on Sunday! Ed who is an experienced PPL (powered aircraft) pilot flew his first glider solo in Stratford’s K21 training sailplane G-CGAG. Ed’s daughter … Continue reading
Junior glider pilot Emily flew her first solo glider flight from Stratford on Avon Gliding club last Sunday. Emily, who is just 14 years old was met on landing and congratulated by her dad. Emily has beaten her dad, also … Continue reading
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
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.