Essex & Suffolk Gliding club is proud to support the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. This year we raised £616.62 as a donation from our very successful Open Weekend in June. We received the Certificate of Recognition (pictured) from our colleagues at the Air Ambulance which is based at Earls Colne Airfield just a few […]
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Here is Brad with our new mower. This is slightly different to your average back garden. More than 40 acres of our runway need mowing on a very regular basis. Mind you the mower is also not what you use on the grass next to your house. This is a Ransom mower and its cut […]
There was a beautiful side to all the rain we had.
Essex and Suffolk Gliding Club collected the DG1001 Club Neo from Lasham on Wednesday afternoon (23rd of August) so that it can be put through two solid days of evaluation as a potential addition to the club fleet. We hope as many members as possible fly it over the two days and give their feedback […]
Essex & Suffolk Gliding Club hosted the last leg of the 2017 Eastern Region Interclub League on the weekend of 19th and 20th of August. Congratulation to the winners who are (left to right): Paul Rice (ESGC) – Pundit, Peter Hibbard (Anglia Gliding Club) – Intermediate, Richard Hayhoe (ESGC) – Novice. These are provisional subject […]
The BGA monthly newsletter for July 2016 is now available here.
The BGA monthly newsletter for July 2015 is now available here.
The BGA monthly newsletter for June 2015 is now available here.
Saturday 30th of May was a great day for flying. We launched 72 gliders and many pilots took on cross country tasks including a successful 500 km flight. People started to rig their gliders early in the morning and we had the first launch at around 9 am. All day long the airfield was busy […]
Having a grand total of 1 hour and 50 minutes flying time in his log book, on the 23rd of May 1965, Paul Robinson made his first solo flight in a Kirby Cadet Mk.III . To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this milestone Paul took the Club Chairman, Bob Godden, for an aerobatic flight on […]
The Monthly BGA newsletter (May 15) has been published. A PDF version is available here.