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Scouting for Girls, and Boys

Sunday 5th AugustA total of 57 launches today, including 19 Air Scouts from 1st Carlton Coleville and 5th Canvey Island, who are camping this week. Special thanks to Andy (Duty Instructor) and Ben M. for helping with these.Well done to the XC pilots who got to Ridgewell, and other places, perhaps not quite so far [...]

Scouting for Girls, and Boys 2013-08-05T19:35:00+00:00

An Interesting Day!

InterClub League. With Saturday scrubbed at briefing NGC sent a full team down to Wormingford for Sunday. Mark as Pundit, JRK as Inter and James L as Novice.A very windy and "interesting" day saw all three land out, with only Beth available to crew, and she without a car. Mark retrieved himself by getting a [...]

An Interesting Day! 2017-07-11T09:10:53+00:00

Not just the Youth!

Congratulations to Mike Hoy who succeeded in his quest for his Silver duration flight yesterday. So as to ensure that he managed it he stayed airborne for almost six hours. His wife was a little troubled at his failure to return home on time and came to the club to pick him up! He is [...]

Not just the Youth! 2013-07-26T10:29:00+00:00

Well done James Loveland on completing his Silver Badge. Another Junior ready for competitions!! Source: NGC Blog

2017-07-11T09:10:53+00:00

A Great Day Out

An early briefing indicated enthusiasm. A trio of 500km flights planned and a number of 300km ones too.Congratulations to David T for his first 500km; very well done David. Over 8 hours in the air. Better luck next time Peter and John.Paul G, in the Janus with Peter C, and James F, in the Cirrus, [...]

A Great Day Out 2013-06-03T14:18:00+00:00

Inter club league, Tibenham, 4th and 5th May 2013

Peter Ryland's report as task setter....Day 1 SaturdayThe weather forecasts conflicted a lot. In the end the strength of the wind and instability of the air were much more than forecast, producing very strong conditions in a 20kt Westerly wind, followed by big cloud streets that fired out rain and hail.The Novices did not fly, [...]

Inter club league, Tibenham, 4th and 5th May 2013 2017-07-11T09:10:53+00:00