Author Archive | Andreas Rieder

The grid mid morning

Great day for flying at ESGC

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 […]

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Fifty years first solo flight

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 […]

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Inter Club League Novice task Saturday May 2nd

Inter Club League first competition day

The 2015 Inter Club League got on the way at Tibenham today. The weather required to get on task quickly as in the afternoon it will deteriorate and eventually forecast to rain, so any pilot not completing the task by 16:00 will most likely land-out. Pilots from Norfolk Gliding Clug (NGC), which is hosting the first event this year, […]

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