Tomorrow is shaping up to be a reasonable start to the 2016 cross-country season. If you are contemplating a flight to the North-West of Wormingford, please bear in mind the revised airspace around Cambridge Airport and read the Letter of Agreement drawn up late last year between Grandsen Lodge GC and Cambridge ATC – a copy […]
Author Archive | Den Heslop
Congratulations to Staffan Ahlner who was sent solo by Richard Kimberley during a very busy Sunday at ESGC.
Congratulations to Gary Morris who was sent on his first solo flight last Saturday by our CFI Jonathan Abbess.
…and Cadets fly at reduced rates! If you are under 21 and in full-time education you can subscribe to become a Junior Member now for just £75 Alternatively you can read more about our Cadet Scheme or becoming a Youth Member here Or read more about ESGC’s Trial Lessons & Courses here
Toby featured in the local news…
Last launch of an unusually busy October day with numerous private gliders appearing on the grid and Dave Betts achieving an hours soaring flight in weak conditions.
Pictures of the recent solo’s achieved by the final three ESGC 2015 Cadets including Toby Brown on his 14th birthday – just about old enough to fly, but they can’t buy us a round down the pub…
Essex & Suffolk Gliding Club invites everyone to attend our Open Day on 20 June 2015 to celebrate our 50th Anniversary as a Gliding Club, operating initially for 25 years out of Whatfield but then moving to Wormingford Airfield for another successful 25 years.
…you wait ages for one to materialise then a whole batch turn up together! Instructor John Bone inflicted Robert Walker to some final launch failure exercises today before sending him off to enjoy some solo soaring. Super stuff Rob!
Our first 2015 Inter Club League event is being held for three days this Bank Holiday weekend at Tibenham. ESGC have some volunteer pilots to cover the majority of slots but we still need more help – please check out this table and contact Andreas if you can assist in some way, either flying or […]
Well done Mark Wilshaw who flew his first solo yesterday after completing his final training with Den.