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2017

Events Calendar

December 2016
27th - (Back up date Sunday Jan 1st 2017 )

Devon Glider Days

All events will be held at Little Haldon Flying Site Nr. Teignmouth Devon off the B3192.
All are welcome, pilots briefing at 9.45am. Pilots Flying Fee £3.00 Assistants and spectators free.
Bring your electric, thermal and scale gliders. Facilities available for non self launching gliders. BMFA insurance required.
Please note the reserve date will only be used should the event date be unflyable due to weather conditions.

For further details email or phone contact Stan Yeo on 01626 332287

DEVON
GLIDER
DAYS
January 2017

February



March

Mon. 20th - (back up Mon 27th)

Camp Hill Aero Tow - Gt. Hucklow Derbyshire

Road closed on normal route to gliding club.Only route now is off the B6001 Hathersage/Grindleford road.Gliding club is signposted opposite the Plough Inn near Hathersage.

Google Maps Link

Glider pilots £6 spectators£1.
Further details from John Vaughan


April
16th - (Backup April 30)

White Sheet Club Scale Fly In

To be held at the White Sheet Club slopes near Mere, Wiltshire. No competition, just a friendly fly-in. Proof of insurance, please.Further information from Chris Williams


22nd & 23rd

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

Flying 10.00 to TBA

Located on the Army Aircorps base at Middle Wallop in Hampshire this event is one not to be missed. Tugs available for any size gliders and flying from 10am both days till late. Access to the airfield is via the Museum of Army Flying carpark. Pilots are required to book in once on site and proof of insurance will be checked. Camping is available on the Museum carpark from the Friday with departures possible on the Monday if desirable. Questions/queries can be made to Pat Marsden or PM via the SSUK site



May

21st - (Backup June 4th)

White Sheet Club Scale Fly In

To be held at the White Sheet Club slopes near Mere, Wiltshire. No competition, just a friendly fly-in. Proof of insurance, please.Further information from Chris Williams


31st to 7th June

Ghost Squadron flying camp at Cheddar

Entry forms will be mailed to everyone who attended last year shortly. For anyone who has not yet attended one of these relaxing week long events, entry forms will be available from John

Day pilots will be welcome at both events if you are not planning to camp on site.


June

10th - 11th

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

Flying 10.00 to TBA

Located on the Army Aircorps base at Middle Wallop in Hampshire this event is one not to be missed. Tugs available for any size gliders and flying from 10am both days till late. Access to the airfield is via the Museum of Army Flying carpark. Pilots are required to book in once on site and proof of insurance will be checked. Camping is available on the Museum carpark from the Friday with departures possible on the Monday if desirable. Questions/queries can be made to Pat Marsden or PM via the SSUK site

Please note that on Sunday 11 June we will be sharing the airfield with some SAM 35 members who fly radio controlled vintage models (No free flight). We do not see any conflict in this with our flying as they will be operating at the other end of the airfield but there may be some frequency allocations needed for anyone who flys on 35mhz on those days. More details of this will be posted nearer the event dates if necessary.


24th to 25th

Ashridge Farm, Charterhouse, Blagdon, Bristol BS40 7XU.
(South West Sailplane Assosciation)

Caravans welcome, there will be water supplied by the farmer, a portaloo will be on site, this however is mainly for the ladies. There is a charge of £10 per caravan per night, and £5 per pilot per day. Proof of insurance is required.

NOTE: No entry allowed to the site before 12 noon on Friday 24th


July

2nd - (Backup July 16th)

White Sheet Club Scale Fly In

To be held at the White Sheet Club slopes near Mere, Wiltshire. No competition, just a friendly fly-in. Proof of insurance, please.Further information from Chris Williams


16th - Sunday

Wolves MAC Scale Glider slope Fly-in on the Long Mynd

Scale glider fly-in at Long Mynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire, with pilot's vote for best model/flight combination. Meet 9.30 am

Proof of insurance required

Entry fee £3.00

Camping will be available over the weekend.

Anyone wishing to stay for the whole weekend may do so, but sport and scale flying 'off the peg' takes place on the Friday and Saturday and visitors will be sharing the hill with the local sports flyers. There will be a camp site BBQ on the Friday evening and an pub meal on the Saturday night. (Venues to be arranged).

Mark Richards
Tel. (M) 07921 210629 or (H) 01785 712445
or e-mail


August

12th/13th

Leek & Moorlands Scale Bash

The dates of 12th& 13th of August is set for the Leek & Moorlands Scale Bash. Saturday is for Scale as well as Sport with the comp itself on the Sunday depending on the weather. Cash prizes for Best Static, Best Flight & Best Landing. This is a fly for fun comp with the emphasis on "fun" which it always has been. You will be made very welcome by the club and fellow pilots if you've never been before

Event organiser Anthony Jervis

More information from:-
Peter Jarvis
Telephone: 07903220420.


16th to 23rd

Ghost Squadron flying camp at Binham

Entry forms will be mailed to everyone who attended last year shortly. For anyone who has not yet attended one of these relaxing week long events, entry forms will be available from John

Day pilots will be welcome at both events if you are not planning to camp on site.

September

3rd - Sunday

Wolves MAC Scale Glider slope Fly-in on the Long Mynd

Scale glider fly-in at Long Mynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire, with pilot's vote for best model/flight combination. Meet 9.30 am

Proof of insurance required

Entry fee £3.00

Camping will be available over the weekend.

Anyone wishing to stay for the whole weekend may do so, but sport and scale flying 'off the peg' takes place on the Friday and Saturday and visitors will be sharing the hill with the local sports flyers. There will be a camp site BBQ on the Friday evening and an pub meal on the Saturday night. (Venues to be arranged).

Mark Richards
Tel. (M) 07921 210629 or (H) 01785 712445
or e-mail


9th - 10th

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

Flying 10.00 to TBA

Located on the Army Aircorps base at Middle Wallop in Hampshire this event is one not to be missed. Tugs available for any size gliders and flying from 10am both days till late. Access to the airfield is via the Museum of Army Flying carpark. Pilots are required to book in once on site and proof of insurance will be checked. Camping is available on the Museum carpark from the Friday with departures possible on the Monday if desirable. Questions/queries can be made to Pat Marsden or PM via the SSUK site


17th - (Backup Oct 1st)

White Sheet Club Scale Fly In

To be held at the White Sheet Club slopes near Mere, Wiltshire. No competition, just a friendly fly-in. Proof of insurance, please.Further information from Chris Williams


Mon. 18th - (back up Mon 25th)

Camp Hill Aero Tow - Gt. Hucklow Derbyshire

Road closed on normal route to gliding club.Only route now is off the B6001 Hathersage/Grindleford road.Gliding club is signposted opposite the Plough Inn near Hathersage.

Google Maps Link

Glider pilots £6 spectators£1.
Further details from John Vaughan


October

7th - 8th

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

Flying 10.00 to TBA

Located on the Army Aircorps base at Middle Wallop in Hampshire this event is one not to be missed. Tugs available for any size gliders and flying from 10am both days till late. Access to the airfield is via the Museum of Army Flying carpark. Pilots are required to book in once on site and proof of insurance will be checked. Camping is available on the Museum carpark from the Friday with departures possible on the Monday if desirable. Questions/queries can be made to Pat Marsden or PM via the SSUK site

Please note that on Sunday 8th October we will be sharing the airfield with some SAM 35 members who fly radio controlled vintage models (No free flight). We do not see any conflict in this with our flying as they will be operating at the other end of the airfield but there may be some frequency allocations needed for anyone who flys on 35mhz on those days. More details of this will be posted nearer the event dates if necessary.


November

December

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