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!
Current week planned flying days:- Monday 🙁 Tuesday 🙁 Wednesday 🙂 Thursday 🙁 Friday 🙂 Saturday 🙂 Sunday 🙂
The BGA September newsletter can be found here
The BGA monthly newsletter for July 2016 is now available here.
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 […]
Congratulations to Staffan Ahlner who was sent solo by Richard Kimberley during a very busy Sunday at ESGC.