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1 year ago

Coming in together. Our two K21s after an early scratch around in wave.

2 years ago

Follow the rainbow

2 years ago

Just your average winch launch at Keevil

2 years ago

Is it coming towards or going away!?

Photo Credit : Pat Rowney

2 years ago

K21 Launching from Keevil showing the Alton Barnes white horse in the background
Great monochrome composition by Pat Rowney

2 years ago

Guess the glider type.. another stunning photo by Pat Rowney

2 years ago

Our K21 mid loop yesterday enjoying the last of the summer skies......

2 years ago

Some footage of our recent competition at Bannerdown where we hosted the 2019 Interservices with the RAF, Navy and Army battling it out within a BGA Regionals. Credits to Sarah Ward

2 years ago

Interservices 2019 clothing.

2 years ago

Congrats to Theo for converting to his first single seater today. Our fabulous K18. There was plenty of compliments from Theo afterwards. Well done.

2 years ago

On June 5, 1944, at 11.30pm, the first of 46 fully laden Stirling heavy bombers left Keevil Airfield destined for France and the pivotal military action of the war.
The planes, from 196 and 299 Squadrons, were part of Operation Overlord.
Each aircraft carried 20 paratroopers from the British 6th Airborne Division and dropped them in Normandy in the early hours of June 6.
Both 196 and 299 Squadrons lost one aircraft.
The surviving planes returned to Keevil Airfield for the crew members of 38 ... See more

2 years ago

The clouds over Keevil today!

2 years ago

Fleet ready for a potential cross country day!

Date posted: August 10, 2020 by admin

Bannerdown to Host 2018 Inter-Services

Bannerdown Gliding Club will again host the Inter-Services Regional Gliding Competition in 2018 at Keevil.   This years competition runs from 4th to 12th August.  Details can be found on the competition site: isrgc18.bannerdown.co.uk.

Registration is now OPEN!

See you there!

 

Date posted: January 22, 2018 by admin

Bannerdown to Host 2017 Inter-Services

Bannerdown Gliding Club will be hosting the Inter-Services Regional Gliding Competition 2017 at Keevil from 29th July to 6th August.


Registration is open, visit the ISRGC 2017 Website for more details.

Date posted: June 27, 2017 by admin

We like Friday Group Flying so do these Scouts!

Date posted: July 1, 2016 by admin

Club AGM

The annual AGM was held last night in Steeple Ashton Village Hall. The local pub, the Longs Arms, ensured the assembled club members were well fed and watered before the formalities began.

After the financial and club admin side had been dealt with the annual awards were presented.

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Date posted: February 21, 2016 by admin

Lots of Conversions

Well done to Neil Geraghty and Matt Dews who converted to new glider types today.

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Neil was let loose in our Duo this afternoon.

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And Matt in the Astir

Well done to both!

Date posted: January 16, 2016 by admin

Christmas Course Day 3

Xmas course day 3 Winching today. Well done to Mike Edwards on the exercises for his Gliding Aerobatics Badge. Well done to Neil Geraghty for his development of aerobatics. Once he learned to be “forceful” it went well. Not many candidates this year but three good days.

Neil on Tow

A rather nervous Neil on tow.

Thanks to all for coming out. Was very enjoyable.

 

Date posted: December 29, 2015 by admin

Christmas Course Day 2

What a day! R32, R12, R20, 840, BJ and R10 out flying.

Today’s success was Aden Jones completing his Bronze XC endorsement.

As for the wave. Wow. At one point we had all gliders between 6 and 11 thousand feet!

Cloud running with Mike Swanson

Simon in 840 at 10,000 feet

Date posted: December 28, 2015 by admin

Bannerdown compete at the Junior Nationals

Well done to ‘Team Bannerdown’ that participated in flying alongside the junior Nationals at Aston Down last week.

Thanks to Jon Arnold, Simon Foster for flying 16 and also to Steve Jones for flying a couple of people in his Duo.

Team Bannerdown at the juniors .... Juniors Briefing Sam Arnold in the Duo

Well done Sam Arnold, Charlotte Acton and Matt Dews for their development and a big pat on the back to the competitors Christine Davies, Callum Harkness and Ben Dews who did remarkably well.

Date posted: September 3, 2015 by admin

More Summer Bronzing

Well done to Alex Bartlam & Rich Hafferty for completing their Bronze badges.

Well done to Sam Arnold, Charlotte Acton and Rich Hafferty on completing their Bronze Cross Country Endorsement.

Thanks to Pete Desmond for helping!

Quite a weekend especially when you add in a beautiful wedding (out CFI) on Friday 🙂

Date posted: August 9, 2015 by admin