Bannerdown News - From May 2013

Interclub League – Round One

Bannerdown Gliding Club took part in the Interclub League at the weekend.  Round One took place at The Park,  home of Bath, Wilts & North Dorset Gliding Club.  The un-official results after round one are:

  1. 15pts – Bath, Wilts & North Dorset Gliding Club, The Park
  2. 13pts – Bannerdown Gliding Club, Keevil
  3. 11pts – Devon and Somerset Gliding Club, North Hill
  4. 11pts – Wyvern Gliding Club, Upavon
  5. 9pts – Mendip Gliding Club, Halesland
  6. 2pts – Dartmoor Gliding Society, Dartmoor

Taking part for Bannerdown were Andrew Smith in 271, Mike Edwards in 808 and Ben Dews in GEB.

We compete at home for Round Two as the competition comes to Keevil on the 2nd & 3rd of June!

Date posted: May 21, 2013 by admin

Has Summer finally started?

The first of the May Bank Holiday weekends and what is hopefully the start of Summer.

Some of our more adventurous pilot flew out to Peterborough (100nm away).

A few soared upwards gaining their Silver Heights.

Mike Swanson gained his Basic Instructor rating.

Mike Edwards was checked out on tugging in Falke.

Date posted: May 7, 2013 by admin