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Another first solo

Andrew Kingdon
Andrew Kingdon this time. He didn't say when his 16th birthday was.

Two first solos in a day

Tom Wilkinson, Brian Birlison and Sam Lazenby

Tom Wilkinson, Brian Birlison and Sam Lazenby

Two first solos in a day, Tom Wilkinson (left) on his 16th Birthday and Sam Lazenby (right) who was 16 a month ago with instructor Brian Birlison.

CGC at UWE Freshers' Fair

Students (the young looking ones) listen open mouthed as Eugene (the old geezer) waxes lyrical about the joys of soaring flight!

Pilot's Playground

This satellite picture shows the UK when the gliding conditions are very good (near perfect) (taken on the 31st of August). A few 500km tasks were flown from Aston Down going as far east as Newmarket and as far north as Gainsborough. Note the cumulus cloud following the high pressure system centered on the UK.

Pilot's Playground

Pilot's Playground

Guillermo's first solo

Guillermo Sánchez flew his first solo today.

First Solo

Peter Page flew his first solo today.
Peter Page

Planeur sur l'herbe

A recent cross country flight in the blue by Eugene ended here near the Fire Service College at Moreton-in-Marsh.

Duo goes to the Black Mountains

The Duo Discus went out west today (4th April) and came back with these two images.


Spring Newsletter

Here is the latest newsletter.

Trip to Fleet Air Arm Museum

Bill Alden is organising a trip to Fleet Air Arm Museum on Thursday 15th April. Coach leaving Aston Down at 9am returning at about 6pm. Cost for coach and entry is £24 ( Over 65’s £22.50 )
Please let Pat know ASAP. Limited to 21

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