Paul Robinson from ESGC on the Eastern Region ICL: Our club has been competing in the Inter Club League for many years, I did my first in 1984 flying Red Bear. At that time the Cambridge University Gliding Club was entered into the Eastern Region and we flew at Duxford, free entry into the museum!. […]
On Saturday 10th December the Essex & Suffolk Gliding Club was visited by Gordon McDonald, the BGA Chief Technical Officer, who kindly delivered the BGA Club Maintainers Course describing with the aid of 200 plus slides what maintenance is allowed by glider owner pilots. Remember as club members we also own and fly the club […]
Well done Mark Wilshaw who flew his first solo yesterday after completing his final training with Den.
Congratulations to Braderz for completing his Bronze Cross Country Endorsement today.
This year is almost over but we continue to see additions to the long list of achievements within our 2014 ESGC licencing incentive, including Richard Hayhoe completing his Bronze Cross Country Endorsement with Den Heslop last week. Congratulations to Richard and all the other members who successfully passed their XC or achieved other badges during the year.
2014 Junior Gliding Championships & Two Seater Training The 2014 Junior Championships are due to take place at Lasham from 16th – 24th August. As usual, alongside the competition, they will be running a Two Seater Training Course. Applications are now open for both the competition and the course – if you are not sure […]
2014 Gliding Scholarship Opportunities For Junior Glider Pilots There are currently a range of gliding scholarships available to support the training and development of younger pilots, both pre- and post-solo. The opportunities available for the junior glider pilot, and accepting applications at present are: Philip Wills Memorial Fund Scholarships. Full details of the PWMF scholarships […]
Why not buy someone a Gliding Experience Flight for Xmas? At just £45.00 this is a perfect last minute gift for a loved one or family member. The lucky recipient will experience an exhilarating winch launch to 2, 000 feet and have the time of their life!
…but not all of our visitors experience this kind of exciting introduction! This video of a Gliding Trial Lesson was filmed by one of our many satisfied customers. Book an experience flight with us now!
The Ted Lysakowski Memorial Trust has sponsored the production of a new training video about all aspects of field landings. The 47 minute video is available as a single file as here, or alternatively, you can view individual chapters in high resolution.