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
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
The following is a diary of the event mainly focused around my personal trials and tribulations from the 9 day competition. Friday 4th August: The day had finally arrived, I de-rigged the club’s LS4, hitched up the trailer and I … 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.
We were chased away by a big CB today! In a weak easterly wind, we set up with the launchpoint at the west end of the field. The field condition is pretty good now having had several days to dry … Continue reading
We had a great day of flying today despite the early spreadout. Every aircraft was out of the hangar and flying including our new Grob Astir CS 77 G-FECO. Those who have flown it have reported that they very much … Continue reading
Bristol Sid’s forecast for today matched up well with what we experienced in our area, particularly the arrival of the top-cover. However, tasks were flown, the longest being by Mike C in his LS10 flying Snitterfield South West > Winchcombe … 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