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2015

Events Calendar


December 2014
28th.(Backup date Monday December 29th -

Dartmoor Slope Soaring Club & Teign Valley Model Flying Club

All events will be held at Little Haldon Flying Site Nr. Teignmouth Devon.All are welcome, pilots briefing at 10.00am. Pilots Flying Fee £3.00Assistants and Spectators free.

The events this year will be Electric Gliders and Aero tow only.The reserve dates will be used if weather conditions are not suitable on events dates.

The events Director will be Stan Yeo.

For further details contact Stan Yeo on 01626 332287 or Joe Spiers on 01626 834014.

DEVON
GLIDER
DAYS

January 2015


February


March


April


May
9th - 10th

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

Located on the Army Aircorps base at RAF 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


23 to 25th

SSGA Presents - Sandhays Aerotow

Our thirteen and a half acre site, located in open countryside approximately 2 miles East of Bishop Norton (Lincolnshire), is again host to a bank holiday of aerotowing.
Any variation of Tug/Glider welcome
£5 per day per pilot
Controlled flight line
Camping from Friday available with regular water refill trips. £10 for the weekend. Camping places must be booked in advance
Organised activities end at 5pm, fun fly after
Hangarage, toilets and club facilities available to all
Proof of insurance required

Event Contacts:

email: James Brownhill
Tel: 07795141508
Visit our website at: ssga-online.co.uk


June
3rd to 10th

The Ghost Squadron Presents BV2,

Cheddar 2014

The Ghost Squadron are pleased to announce the fly-in at Cheddar
The week long event will run from 3rd to 10th June inclusive and will follow the very successful laid back flying style format of previous years. The site is huge and suitable for all types of models. Toilets and a caravan toilet waste disposal point along with water will be available. Come for a day the weekend or all week and enjoy some relaxed flying. Tugs will be available for all sizes of gliders but all types of models are welcome
As in previous years the fly-in will be limited to 25 caravans / tents / motorhomes. Applications will be taken on a “first come first served” basis. Application forms will be available shortly by contacting John (number below)
John

Tel: 01923 857009
email: jgreenfi@hotmail.co.uk


20th - 21st

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

Located on the Army Aircorps base at RAF 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


27th - 28th

SWSSA Scale Aerotow weekend incorporating
the Cliff Charlesworth day

Please refer to their website for details and entry form

July

5th

Baldock Aerotow

The North London Model Flying Club wish to welcome you to their annual Aerotow day at their superb site at Baldock, Hertfordshire. Tugs will be available for all sizes of models and self launch gliders are also welcome. Experienced tug and glider pilots will be available all day to help anyone new to aerotowing either as a glider or tug pilot.
The club will be running a BBQ during the day and permanent flush toilets are available on site.

For more information please contact John Greenfield (AEB) any evening after 7.30pm on 01923 857009

email: jgreenfi@hotmail.co.uk


12th

Wolves MAC Scale Glider Fly-in on the Long Mynd

Long Mynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire
This is a Fly-in rather than a formal competition, although there will be a pilot's vote for the best pilot/glider combination.
Camping for the whole weekend is available, with a BBQ on Friday evening and a meal at a local pub on the Saturday night.
Sport and scale flying is available, 'off the peg' on Friday and Saturday, but Sunday's Fly-in is specifically for scale gliders. (£3.00 entry fee)
Several slopes are available on the Long Mynd, so most wind directions can be accommodated. For further information please contact:

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



25th - 26th

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

An International Event

Located on the Army Aircorps base at RAF 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


August
15th and 16th

Leek & Moorland Annual Scale Bash.

Held on the clubs local sites. Same format as previous, Saturday will be Scale and Sports but Sunday will be Scale only with prize money for Best Glider, Best Flight & Best Landing.

Visit their website for location details.

Event organiser, Anton

email Anthony
Mobile:- 07903220420.


19th to 26th

The Ghost Squadron Presents

Binham 2014

Back by popular demand and following the success of the meeting last August our hosts Andrew and Beverley Taylor have invited us back for another week of relaxed flying. Due to the very late bank holidayin 2015 this event is bieng held the week before the August Bank Holiday. The dates have been fixed as the 19th to 26th August inclusive. As with the previous event places will be strictly limited to the first 25 caravans, tents or motorhomes.
The format of the event will be exactly the same as previous years with the emphasis on laid back social flying. Please note that turbine models will not be acceptable due to the standing crops in adjoining fields.
Come for a day, the weekend or the whole week. Tugs will be available for all sizes of gliders but all types of models are welcome
Applications will be taken on a “first come first served” basis.
Application forms will be available shortly by contacting John (number below)
John

Tel: 01923 857009
email: jgreenfi@hotmail.co.uk


September
6th

Wolves MAC Scale Glider Fly-in on the Long Mynd

Long Mynd, Church Stretton, Shropshire
This is a Fly-in rather than a formal competition, although there will be a pilot's vote for the best pilot/glider combination.
Camping for the whole weekend is available, with a BBQ on Friday evening and a meal at a local pub on the Saturday night.
Sport and scale flying is available, 'off the peg' on Friday and Saturday, but Sunday's Fly-in is specifically for scale gliders. (£3.00 entry fee)
Several slopes are available on the Long Mynd, so most wind directions can be accommodated. For further information please contact:

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


October
10th - 11th

The Ghost Squadron Presents "Middle Wallop"

Located on the Army Aircorps base at RAF 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


November

December