On Saturday 18th January, Essex and Suffolk Gliding Club were honoured to host Jake Brattle, Junior World Gliding Champion and Finn Sleigh, Junior World Gliding Silver Medalist, for a winter lecture on Cross Country gliding theory and technique. Besides delivering a highly interesting and motivating session on flying faster in your glider Jake and Finn […]
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Presentation to John Bone Friday 28th September 2018 Paul Foulger, Vice President, welcomed John and his family back to the club, after his recent absence. John had a flight with Angus Macdonald where he flew the glider, and showed that he had not lost his handling techniques. PF reiterated that it was good to see […]
In short there were many days where the weather stopped us flying. But that doesn’t stop people from coming to the gliding club as there is always something do to. Here is the crowd from Friday 6th of April doing some good work.
At this years Annual General Meeting: (Left to wright) Malcom “Brad” Bradford won the Members Cup for his hard work and contribution to maintaining the winch cables and overseeing the new grass cutter Les Jordan (not pictured) was awarded the Instructor’s Cup. Richard Hayhoe won the Newberry Cup. Chris Price who presented the trophies. Paul […]
Joy Chen was sent solo by John Bone on Friday 17th of November.
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 […]
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.