15 October 2018

Low cloud and NE winds today with some drizzle.

Welcome to Collin Boden, Lawrence Wood and Phil May on the last course of 2018.

Ethan has joined us for a few days to assist at the launchpoint, good to see you.

Lecture this morning was on instrument flying, the way to use them and how to get yourself out of trouble if you do inadvertently enter cloud with a limited panel.

Thanks everyone for the time spent housekeeping the gliders. The untidy patchwork of electrical tape on the K21 canopy has now been removed and the club gliders have freshly polished canopies---much better.

The lecture in the afternoon was on ridge soaring and the Cotswold edge.