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!. […]
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.
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.
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 […]
Congratulations to Pablo Martinez who was sent solo by Richard Kimberley this afternoon.
Are you interested in flying on Boxing Day? The weather is currently looking onside and Den is prepared to instruct, so all we need is someone to drive the winch and enough members to make it worthwhile. Post something on FB, Blog or Forum if you’re up for it please.
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 […]
A few images from last weeks Armistice and Remembrance Day when we observed two minutes of silence in memory of the 55th US Fighter Group and all of the soldiers and people who died in wars.
The Club will be holding its usual “Bring Your Own Firework” evening on Saturday 8th November, organised by Paul Johnson and Brad, beginning at 7.00 p.m There will be Mulled Wine and Hot Food provided at £5.00 per head. Could you please bring with you some Multi Shot Rocket-Type fireworks rather than lots of small ones as this makes […]
ESGC’s Longest Day Fly-in this Saturday 21st June has been upgraded to an Aerotow day! Once again, everyone is welcome to take part and Aerotows will be available to all ESGC members (and visitors) throughout the day regardless of your experience, so put your name on the flying list if you require tows for your licence […]
Celebrate Summer Solstice Dawn To Dusk Flying for 18 hours on the Longest Day Saturday June 21st 2014. First Launch available from 04:07 and Last Launch available until 21:50. Launches are only £1.00 and flying time in club gliders is FREE for launches before 09:00 and after 19:00! (Offer available to full club flying members only). Last year […]