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News from January 2016

Posted on: January 30th, 2016 by admin

Not quite sure which. With the windsock almost horizontal the MK3 flew for the first time this year in beautiful sunshine.


Posted on: January 23rd, 2016 by admin

Most people left home to arrive at the airfield only to find unflyable conditions. The hangar was opened and the gliders DI’d but the weather got worse. The cross section for Colerne looked reasonable so it was decided to have an extended tea break. There was a dramatic improvement in the weather and suddenly we could see the other side of the airfield. A good afternoon of flying followed.


Posted on: January 16th, 2016 by admin

A bitterly cold day in Wiltshire. However those which braved the elements were rewarded with absolutely smooth conditions. Ideal for getting the Barge it’s first flight in 2016.


With a visitor too – sneaking across the background


Posted on: January 1st, 2016 by admin

After several weeks of inactivity due to an exercise taking place on the airfield followed by some pretty miserable weather the hangar doors finally opened on New Year’s Day. Although it was bitterly cold and windy together with a waterlogged airfield flying took place. Sadly we weren’t quite man enough to fly the open cockpit gliders we did at least fly the Swallow.


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