Well done Seb for soloing at 15 years of age – he’s the one on the left 😉 It just goes to show what can be achieved by our ambitious junior pilots!
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The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has confirmed its approval of a request from London Southend Airport to establish controlled airspace (CAS) around the airport. However, the extent of the CAS original requested has been reduced following assessment work carried out by the CAA. Southend’s new airspace will be Class D, allowing access on request […]
Dramatic cloud streets from London to Norwich gave us over 20 minutes of broken soaring conditions today.
It’s worth taking some time to check out the Sailplane Grand Prix currently taking place at Worcester in South Africa. They set a 712k task on Day 1 – flown mostly without turning! Subsequent days have been averaging tasks of 400k that can be experienced via live coverage on the web link above.
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.
The Monthly BGA December Newsletter is now available. A pdf version of this is available here
For the latest ESGC Film Club event we will be showing Apollo 13 this Saturday 13th December at the Club House. Start time for the show has brought forwards to 5.00pm due to the fact that flying finishes generally around 3.30 – 4pm at this time of year. The show runs for around 2 hours. This is the story of […]
The CAA has confirmed that a temporary Radio Mandatory Zone (RMZ) will be put in place around London Southend Airport. The RMZ, which was requested by the airport operator, will go live on 18th July 2014 and will remain in place until a decision is made regarding the Southend application for controlled airspace, which the […]
The Monthly BGA March Newsletter is now available. A pdf version of this is available here