Darlton gliding club have already experienced a huge improvement in their club facilities after installing their mains power supply.
We wanted to thank you all for such a great visit last weekend. An amazing experience and such kudos with everyone we have told, and believe us we are telling everyone!
The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) finally accepts ‘Asperitas’ as a new official classification of cloud.
Yes, it’s true – another young pilot goes solo at DGC. Congratulations to Oliver Bates who recently went solo, pictured here with instructor Richard Walker.
Here’s an email I got today which I’d like to share with everyone. We may not see him again here, but hopefully not lost to gliding ….. Firstly I would like to say thanks for the warm welcome at the club the other week when I came on a chance of being able to fly.…
Congratulations to David Bowns who took his first solo flight today!
Congratulations Will Travis on going solo today! So I finally soloed today and did 2 solo flights. Got some lift on the second one, and all went well. Thanks to everyone for helping me and teaching me all I know.
Jack Carter has sent this in to share with you all. The photo is unrelated to this post but the BBC were caught filming DGC’s Janus, so we thought we’d share it with you. On with Jack’s story: Pilots – myself and Craig Hobson. Early start this morning to grid the gliders before the…
The photo says it all – no flying today for our intrepid pilots.
David Carter, our man in the air, sends in this update: I took off with Richard in the back at about 1pm and to his massive credit he let me fly the whole trip with some helpful advice but no hands on the controls at all. Launch was a wild ride behind a Pawnee…