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 […]
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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!. […]
The BGA April 2017 Newsletter can be found here with our Bradley Soanes receiving acknowledgment for his notable 20,000 ft wave flight from Lleweni Parc yesterday!
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 […]
A colourful day at ESGC saw fourteen year old George White being sent solo by George Green. Our fifth Junior solo pilot in two months!
Week commencing 11th Sept Monday: Closed 🙁 Tuesday: Closed 🙁 Wednesday: Open 🙂 Thursday: Closed 🙁 Friday: Open 🙂 Saturday: Open 🙂 Sunday: Open 🙂